In the first of a planned series of PUBG: NEW STATE “Field Trip to Troi” videos, KRAFTON, Inc. offered an in-depth look at Troi, a massive and futuristic 8x8 world that was designed to ensure players have as much fun as possible when dropping into the map.
During this first “Field Trip to Troi,” four new key points of interest were revealed, including Exhibition Hall, Mall, Laboratory, and Trailer Park. Each area is complete with unique visual and environmental features that will impact gameplay in a variety of exciting and unexpected ways.
- Exhibition Hall - When viewed from the top, Exhibition Hall looks like a bull’s eye, making it a hot place to target when dropping into a match. It features a wide, open-air center so players can land in its heart and start looting immediately. The area is designed with verticality in mind - players can opt to land on top in hopes of engaging enemies immediately or take a more stealthy approach by working their way through the building from below. New features like transparent bulletproof glass will change the ways players strategize and engage enemies while in Exhibition Hall.
- Mall - While this zone features an open-roof concept, similar to Exhibition Hall, it stands on its own thanks to its variety of shops. Players can lock down a series of unique storefronts to get a jump on their enemies. Mall’s roof will get hot quickly, but if players survive, they will find plenty of options to flank remaining enemies. Finally, players should look out for Mall’s directional escalators. Players who go up the correct side will be able to navigate the space with speed. If they go on the wrong side, they will be sitting ducks.
- Laboratory - This area features four levels of intense enclosures, making it perfect for frantic close-quarters combat. Players should expect to find various indirect and roundabout routes in the building, allowing them to flank or sneak around enemies. A key element of the area is the ‘central security room,’ which features transparent bulletproof glass to create some fun combat encounters.
- Trailer Park - Originally a quaint place of residence, Trailer Park has been repurposed into a series of makeshift bunkers. To stand a chance in this area, players will need to vault, sneak and climb their ways to victory. If a quick exit is needed, players can use the ramp at the end of the runway to jet out of trouble.
Developed by PUBG Studio, pioneers of the battle royale genre and creators of PUBG, PUBG: NEW STATE will launch as a free-to-play experience on Android and iOS in 2021. KRAFTON recently announced that the game surpassed 10 million pre-registrations on the Google Play store and that a closed Alpha Test is planned in the U.S. from June 11-13, 2021.
PUBG: NEW STATE recreates the original Battle Royale experience and evolves it to make the most realistic battle royale experience on mobile. In addition to featuring the most dynamic and realistic gunplay for mobile gaming, the game features state-of-the-art rendering technology that pushes the limits of mobile gaming. Additional details about PUBG: NEW STATE will be revealed in future “Field Trip to Troi” videos. In the meantime, please find the latest information at http://newstate.pubg.com or follow us on social media at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
KRAFTON, Inc. is a collective of independent game development teams responsible for various entertainment properties, including PUBG, PUBG: NEW STATE, ELYON, and TERA. The name, which is derived from the word craftsmanship, is an acknowledgement of the company’s never-ending pursuit of innovation and creating engaging experiences. KRAFTON currently consists of PUBG Studio, Striking Distance Studios, Bluehole Studio, and RisingWings. For more information about KRAFTON, please visit www.krafton.com.