Fantasy Battle Royale

Event mode for a restricted time from April 1st, 00:00 PDT ~ April seventh, 1159 PDT

And now for one thing utterly totally different…

Greetings Internet Warriors!

April Fools’ Day is a long-celebrated custom within the gaming world. Whether via foolish movies, faux patch notes, and even full blown in-game occasions, it’s the time of yr the place groups can go somewhat loopy and check out one thing utterly totally different— and it doesn’t get way more totally different for us than Fantasy Battle Royale.

First off, we perceive that occasions are troublesome proper now as a result of influence of COVID-19 around the globe and that some firms have chosen to forego April Fools actions this yr. In a time when individuals are holding themselves protected and indoors, we consider that video video games supply a diversion from solitude and a solution to be social whereas nonetheless staying safely aside. For these causes, we’ve chosen to go ahead with our deliberate occasion in hopes that it presents somewhat little bit of lighthearted enjoyable throughout this crucial isolation.

We’ve additionally ensured that every one rewards related to this occasion might be earned, with no purchases required, to forestall folks from lacking out on them if they’ve to decide on extra crucial issues to spend their cash on throughout this time. The first set of rewards are earned via particular occasion missions, both instantly or bought with the “gold” that the missions give. These rewards can be bought within the common store when you’ve got some additional revenue and select to not take part within the occasion. The different set of rewards can solely be bought with BP and there will probably be an choice to convert your additional “gold” into BP to assist purchase these. Taking care of yourselves and your family members is a very powerful factor proper now, so ensuring that all the Fantasy Battle Royale rewards might be earned was a precedence for us.

So what precisely is that this occasion? Fantasy Battle Royale is an elective occasion mode that allows you to select from one among 4 fantasy lessons to tackle the Battlegrounds in a totally totally different means. Creating a real fantasy mode would require extra assets than we wished, so we made a pair… alternate decisions in how we characterize the fantasy in Fantasy Battle Royale. By using present PUBG mechanics in enjoyable and loopy new methods, we got here up with (what we contemplate) a humorous mode that didn’t must waste essential improvement assets for a week-long joke.

Even a foolish occasion mode has its makes use of, although. Fantasy BR has given us the chance to check a couple of new concepts in an actual (however fantasy) (however nonetheless actual) setting. A giant a part of Battle Royale is survival and we’ve been curious what crafting on the Battlegrounds would possibly appear to be. Fantasy BR gave us the right alternative to check out a crafting system and as such, the overwhelming majority of the loot you’ll discover in Fantasy BR consists of crafting parts used to enhance the gadgets you start with. Utilizing fantasy lessons, such because the Paladin, had the added bonus of lastly letting us check a sure defend we teased out to you all somewhat too quickly.

Now, none of because of this these check options are going to look in regular PUBG matches tomorrow, or ever for that matter, but it surely does lastly give us a great way to get them out to you and collect your suggestions so we are able to determine whether or not or to not develop them additional.

We wished to say all this up entrance as a result of it’s essential for us that you understand Fantasy BR wasn’t some big use of our improvement assets. It is generally some artistic new artwork on high of some bits of code to vary how issues that exist already in PUBG work. We know that what we spend our time on is essential to you, particularly whereas some persistent points stay unfixed proper now.

We additionally know that we’re late on delivering the Community Letter we promised you that talks about these points, however plan to have that out inside the subsequent week or so. All in all, we’re glad we are able to check potential future content material and offer you one thing foolish on a day that’s all about enjoyable, with minimal influence on the extra urgent points we’re actively engaged on.

So, put in your gown and wizard hat, as a result of that is Fantasy Battle Royale and issues are about to get… properly, bizarre.

Fantasy Battle Royale

Fantasy Battle Royale will probably be accessible as an occasion mode for a restricted time from April 1st, 00:00 PDT ~ April seventh, 1159 PDT / April 1st, 0700 UTC ~ April eighth, 0659.

To play, click on on the Fantasy Battle Royale banner in primary foyer to enter the particular Fantasy BR foyer.

Basic Rules

Fantasy BR takes place on the Dragon’s Isle (Erangel)
TPP solely, 20 Squads of four (most of 80 gamers per match)
Fantasy BR doesn’t assist 1 man or three man squad however will routinely discover appropriate companions for you
Friendly hearth is disabled (until we’re speaking the mendingstar and heal bomb, that are the friendliest hearth of all)
Fantasy BR doesn’t grant XP rewards however BP is earned primarily based in your whole gameplay time
Fantasy BR matches don’t depend in direction of the Survivor Pass. However, there are separate Fantasy BR unique missions

Complete Fantasy BR unique missions to earn particular Fantasy BR mode rewards
Please check with the ‘Fantasy Battle Royale Exclusive Systems’ part for extra particulars

Class Selection & Starting Out

After matchmaking completes, gamers will probably be requested to pick a category to play earlier than flying to the Dragon’s Isle

The Class choose display screen is routinely proven and could also be introduced again up utilizing the F8 key
There aren’t any class limits, so get artistic along with your social gathering! (Just bear in mind you’ll be sharing loot in the event you double, triple, or quadruple up on lessons!)

First circle will probably be displayed earlier than you soar

Blue Zone will transfer sooner and deal extra injury in Fantasy BR than in regular matches! Be cautious!

Fantasy Battle Royale Classes

Barbarian

“I would like to RAGE”

The fearsome Barbarian is a melee combatant with excessive HP who makes use of his rage to extend his motion velocity. Swinging his Kick Ash Longsword in a large arc in entrance of them, they acquire further motion velocity with every profitable assault on an enemy.

Barbarians additionally produce Mega Energy Drinks, which can be utilized to recuperate massive quantities of HP over time. Although he doesn’t have every other particular assaults or abilities, his quick motion velocity makes him the very best suited to chase down squishy opponents and present them the enterprise finish of his weapon.

Ranger

“They’re taking the Hobbits to Erangel!”

The Ranger is a long-ranged sniper geared up with the lethal ‘Dragonslayer’ crossbow, able to firing a number of pictures in succession. With a protracted vary and excessive assault injury, she is a formidable opponent, aside from her relatively low quantity of HP.

Ranger’s make the most of stealth to emit no motion sounds, making them the right sneak assault class. The Ranger brings utility to the combat as properly with their Flash Powder grenades that quickly blinds enemies and reduces the injury allies obtain.

Wizard

“What manner of man are you that can summon up fire without flint or tinder?”

Wizards are heavy injury sellers who rain down hearth on teams of enemies without delay. Whether firing 2 consecutive blasts from their wands, dropping a robust Fireball spell, or calling meteor showers from the sky, Wizards at all times have one thing fiery and explosive to tug out of their arsenal.

Keep your allies shut although, because the Wizard has the bottom HP of any class and make a pleasant squishing sound that Barbarians discover irresistible.

Paladin

“I can do this all day.”

The Paladin is the important thing therapeutic class in Fantasy Battle Royale. Healing allies with their Mendingstar and blocking incoming assaults with their Brooklyn Shield, the Paladin is correct at residence defending the weak.

The Paladin’s Mendingstar serves two capabilities; therapeutic allies it strikes or dealing injury to and slowing down enemies. The Paladin’s Shield Charge can even knock away enemies who get too near his social gathering.

Paladins additionally recurrently produce First Aid Kits that may be given to allies or toss a ‘Heal Bomb’ to create an AoE therapeutic zone, however be warned that this zone can even heal enemies!

One slight hitch although, possibly it’s due to their heavy armor or the truth that they haven’t any free arms, however Paladins can’t ledge seize and should have to search out extra artistic methods to maintain up with their group.

Ye Olde Chicken Dinner

Just like conventional Battle Royale, the final surviving squad is the winner

Items

Fantasy BR has its personal set of world spawn gadgets, which principally embody crafting supplies
No weapons, ammo, throwables, boosts, or gear will spawn

Bandages will nonetheless spawn on the planet

Vehicles

Only the Noble Steed (bike) and Dragon Wagon (UAZ) spawn in Fantasy BR
Vehicles are slower and have decrease sturdiness than in regular BR to maintain fights extra targeted on class warfare

Care Packages

Care Packages are dropped extra usually in Fantasy BR and are be marked on the map for all gamers
Care Packages can comprise the Zircon, a robust gem used to improve your gear to Lv.5
Using the interplay key (F) on Care Packages grants a short lived invincibility buff

The Buff lasts for 30 seconds, making you resistant to all injury

Fantasy Battle Royale Exclusive Systems

Character Equipment

In Fantasy Battle Royale, gamers begin the sport with a class-specific weapon, necklace, and ring geared up. These gadgets are unique to your character and can’t be dropped or traded.

Some lessons have ammo and particular abilities that they will use. These are routinely refilled in particular intervals relying on the degrees of your gear. There is a cap to what number of of every you may maintain, so ensure that to make use of em in the event you obtained em!

Item Crafting

Picking up crafting supplies lets you improve your weapon and kit

Use the precise mouse button on parts within the stock display screen to start out crafting

Class Weapons, Necklaces, and Rings might be upgraded to Lv.four utilizing class-specific gems discovered all through the world

Loot crystals might be dropped in your teammates, so seize every part you see!

To increase your gear to Lv.5, you will want to discover a Zircon

The Zircon is a crystal that spawns very not often throughout the map.
Care Packages will at all times comprise a Zircon

Fantasy BR Exclusive Missions and Store

There are new Fantasy Battle Royale Missions to finish, which earn you costume set items or a particular occasion foreign money referred to as Gold
A complete of eight costume units might be earned or bought throughout this occasion, 2 costume units per class

The first set of skins is earned by finishing missions and spending your Gold within the Fantasy Battle Royale retailer

Alternatively, these units could also be bought within the regular in-game retailer for $9.99/set in the event you who don’t want to earn them

The second set of skins might be bought within the regular in-game retailer utilizing BP
All unlocked Fantasy Battle Royale skins are everlasting and can be utilized in regular PUBG video games!

That’s the essential rundown! We sincerely hope you take pleasure in Fantasy Battle Royale. It’s foolish, brief lived, and definitely not for everybody, however for many who recognize such issues, the happiest of April Fools’ Days to you all!

– PUBG Dev group

*No unicorns have been harmed within the making of this sport mode*

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