Fantasy Battle Royale

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

And now for one thing fully totally different…

Greetings Internet Warriors!

April Fools’ Day is a long-celebrated custom within the gaming world. Whether by means of foolish movies, pretend patch notes, and even full blown in-game occasions, it’s the time of 12 months the place groups can go a little bit loopy and check out one thing fully totally different— and it doesn’t get rather more totally different for us than Fantasy Battle Royale.

First off, we perceive that instances are tough proper now because of the influence of COVID-19 around the globe and that some corporations have chosen to forego April Fools actions this 12 months. In a time when individuals are maintaining themselves secure and indoors, we imagine that video video games provide a diversion from solitude and a option 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 a little bit little bit of lighthearted enjoyable throughout this mandatory isolation.

We’ve additionally ensured that each one rewards related to this occasion may be earned, with no purchases required, to stop individuals from lacking out on them if they’ve to decide on extra mandatory issues to spend their cash on throughout this time. The first set of rewards are earned by means of particular occasion missions, both immediately or bought with the “gold” that the missions give. These rewards can be bought within the common store when you have some further earnings and select to not take part within the occasion. The different set of rewards can solely be bought with BP and there shall be an choice to convert your further “gold” into BP to assist purchase these. Taking care of yourselves and your family members is an important factor proper now, so ensuring that the entire Fantasy Battle Royale rewards could possibly be earned was a precedence for us.

So what precisely is that this occasion? Fantasy Battle Royale is an non-compulsory occasion mode that allows you to select from certainly one of 4 fantasy courses to tackle the Battlegrounds in a very totally different method. Creating a real fantasy mode would require extra assets than we needed, so we made a pair… alternate decisions in how we symbolize the fantasy in Fantasy Battle Royale. By using present PUBG mechanics in enjoyable and loopy new methods, we got here up with (what we take into account) a humorous mode that didn’t need to waste vital growth 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. An enormous a part of Battle Royale is survival and we’ve been curious what crafting on the Battlegrounds may appear to be. Fantasy BR gave us the proper 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 elements used to enhance the objects you start with. Utilizing fantasy courses, such because the Paladin, had the added bonus of lastly letting us check a sure protect we teased out to you all a little bit 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, nevertheless it does lastly give us a great way to get them out to you and collect your suggestions so we will determine whether or not or to not develop them additional.

We needed to say all this up entrance as a result of it’s vital for us that you understand Fantasy BR wasn’t some big use of our growth assets. It is generally some inventive new artwork on prime of some bits of code to alter how issues that exist already in PUBG work. We know that what we spend our time on is vital 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 joyful we will check potential future content material and provide you with 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… nicely, bizarre.

Fantasy Battle Royale

Fantasy Battle Royale shall be out there 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 important 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 robotically discover appropriate companions for you
Friendly hearth is disabled (except 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 based mostly in your complete gameplay time
Fantasy BR matches don’t depend in the 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 seek advice from the ‘Fantasy Battle Royale Exclusive Systems’ part for extra particulars

Class Selection & Starting Out

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

The Class choose display is robotically proven and could also be introduced again up utilizing the F8 key
There aren’t any class limits, so get inventive together with your social gathering! (Just keep in mind you’ll be sharing loot if you happen to double, triple, or quadruple up on courses!)

First circle shall 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 achieve extra motion velocity with every profitable assault on an enemy.

Barbarians additionally produce Mega Energy Drinks, which can be utilized to get well giant quantities of HP over time. Although he doesn’t have another particular assaults or expertise, his quick motion velocity makes him the perfect 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 outfitted with the lethal ‘Dragonslayer’ crossbow, able to firing a number of pictures in succession. With an extended vary and excessive assault injury, she is a formidable opponent, aside from her moderately low quantity of HP.

Ranger’s make the most of stealth to emit no motion sounds, making them the proper sneak assault class. The Ranger brings utility to the struggle as nicely with their Flash Powder grenades that briefly 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 directly. Whether firing 2 consecutive blasts from their wands, dropping a strong Fireball spell, or calling meteor showers from the sky, Wizards at all times have one thing fiery and explosive to drag 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 true at dwelling 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 also can knock away enemies who get too near his social gathering.

Paladins additionally repeatedly 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 also can heal enemies!

One slight hitch although, perhaps it’s due to their heavy armor or the truth that they haven’t any free fingers, however Paladins can not ledge seize and will have to search out extra inventive methods to maintain up with their staff.

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 objects, which principally embrace crafting supplies
No weapons, ammo, throwables, boosts, or gear will spawn

Bandages will nonetheless spawn on the earth

Vehicles

Only the Noble Steed (motorbike) 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 strong gem used to improve your gear to Lv.5
Using the interplay key (F) on Care Packages grants a brief 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 outfitted. These objects are unique to your character and can’t be dropped or traded.

Some courses have ammo and particular expertise that they’ll use. These are robotically 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 to make use of em if you happen to bought em!

Item Crafting

Picking up crafting supplies permits you to improve your weapon and kit

Use the proper mouse button on elements within the stock display to begin crafting

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

Loot crystals may be dropped to your teammates, so seize all the things you see!

To increase your gear to Lv.5, you will have 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 may 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 if you happen to who don’t want to earn them

The second set of skins may 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 fundamental rundown! We sincerely hope you take pleasure in Fantasy Battle Royale. It’s foolish, quick lived, and definitely not for everybody, however for individuals who respect such issues, the happiest of April Fools’ Days to you all!

– PUBG Dev staff

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

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