Dev Letter – Improving Crate Content

Today we’re going to speak about some adjustments we’re making to the crate system and the way this content material shall be delivered going ahead

As PUBG grows and develops as a recreation, it’s vital that we additionally check out the older methods that our followers work together with. One such system that we’ve been taking a look at for some time now could be the present crate system. Since PUBG’s early days, crates have been distributed immediately or randomly by the BP system, with some then requiring a key buy to open.

Today we’re going to speak about some adjustments we’re making to the crate system and the way this content material shall be delivered going ahead. First of all, let’s go over the adjustments.

Upcoming Crate System Changes

Random Crates bought with BP will not comprise crates that require a key to open.

Locked Crates from Random purchases will not be accessible beginning Dec. 18th.

Crates already in your stock or acquired through the marketplace can nonetheless be opened with the suitable key, which may nonetheless be bought from the shop and may nonetheless be bought or offered on the marketplace.
The new Crate will retain the commerce worth of the very best tier merchandise; the likelihood for every tier has been adjusted general to extend the probability of buying a weapon of a beautiful design.

Why change the system?

Through participant suggestions, we’ve discovered that extra usually gamers don’t get enjoyment out of opening crates as they at present exist. We appeared on the following info:

The worth of marketable loot field in PUBG is solely decided by the customers and getting gadgets by the marketplace or promoting them again can also be a part of the PUBG expertise. However, the worth of the locked crates are very low amongst different PUBG gadgets. This implies that paid crates are usually not an interesting reward to gamers, making the expertise of buying a locked crate much less pleasing.

Patches have been carried out to repeatedly decrease the likelihood of acquiring locked crates when buying a random one and gadgets with particular options have been added to locked crates to provide them further worth for many who want to buy them, however we’ve realized that this challenge can’t be fully resolved on this method. Because of this, we’ve determined to discontinue the discharge of recent locked crates and part out the distribution of current locked crates as nicely.

We have been excited about this fastidiously and we need to be certain that we avoid income fashions that fail to fulfill followers, particularly in the event that they embrace a low success charge. We will proceed to tweak our enterprise mannequin the place potential to supply extra compelling worth for the cash you select to spend with us.

Details of the adjustments for brand spanking new BP Crates

More most popular skins now seem in decrease tiers and AR class skins are evenly distributed from high to backside tiers.
The general graphic high quality of crate skins have been enhanced to make sure that the standard is satisfactory when in comparison with the paid weapons.
The high quality of the gadgets within the center tiers of crates was improved and the probability of acquiring them was elevated by about 20%.
The likelihood of acquiring the highest tier gadgets was elevated as nicely however they are going to nonetheless stay tough to acquire so as to not affect the market worth of the skins or crates.

Schedule

11/20

A brand new crate, the VENETIAN CRATE, shall be launched and shall be immediately purchasable with BP. It and all future crates shall be unlocked.

11/27

The direct sale of VENETIAN CRATE shall be discontinued, making it solely accessible by random buy.
The likelihood of acquiring locked crates by random buy shall be notably decreased.

12/18

Locked crates will not drop from random crate purchases. They can nonetheless be bought through the marketplace.
Keys should be bought, however solely in case you have a locked crate in your stock.

Considerations

The Steam market is a part that many PUBG gamers get pleasure from, and we’re actually not making an attempt to do away with it with these adjustments. New gadgets from future crates will proceed to have the ability to be offered on the marketplace, and no locked crates means one much less step a participant keen on these gadgets must undergo.

What’s within the VENETIAN CRATE

We know gamers have been asking for adjustments to the crate system for fairly a while and hope that these adjustments show our dedication to protecting purchases in PUBG a enjoyable and rewarding expertise. Whether you play with out further spend, buy the seasonal Survivor Passes, decide up cool skins on the Store, or open and promote crates on the Marketplace, we would like your interplay with PUBG to be value your money and time. As all the time, please tell us in case you have any suggestions on this new system and we’ll see you on the Battlegrounds!

– Sujin Kim from PUBG Item Production Dev Team

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