PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Vikendi Map Now Available
January 21, 2019 at 11:52pm
The latest Xbox One specific patch will bring players a brand new level to fight it out on. That's right, the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Vikendo map is now available for Xbox One players starting from a maintenance period of January 21st at 11:00pm to January 22nd at 3:00am PST. For quick time zone reference that would be 2-6am EST or 12-4am MST.
The core focus of this update is the new map, but other features are present which will be highlighted below. Vikendi is 6x6km map. Players can throw snowballs at each other while waiting to board the plane in the starting area. Vehicles will be more slippery in snow or icy areas. Acceleration on icy terrain is slow and you'll lose more general vehicle control as you speed up. Footprints and vehicle tracks will appear as players travel in snow covered areas. These tracks don't last forever, they're limited. Full details on what's been added and tweaked to follow.
Quality of Life Improvements
-Minimap: Players can now further magnify the minimap
-Player order consistency for lobby and in-game is now consistent so that players will have fixed numbers and colors based on lobby order when they enter a game.
-Added field of view slider in First Person Perspective mode (FPP) settings
-Graphical settings option for Xbox One X to favor resolution or performance
New Weapons & Vehicles
Skorpion, spawns on all maps
-Single fire and full auto fire mode
-Uses 9mm ammo, it can load up to 20 bullets and 40 with an Extended Magazine
-Sight: Red dot sight
-Lower Rail: Vertical Foregrip, Half Grip, Light Grip, Laser Sight
-Stock: Stock for Micro UZI
-Magazine: Extended Magazine only
G36C, Vikendi only
-Chambered for 5.56mm ammo, it can load 30 bullets and 40 with an Extended Magazine
-has a lower and upper rail for attachments, but cannot attach a stock
Snowmobile, Vikendi only
-It seats two players and performs much better than other vehicles on snow and ice, but is more difficult to drive on other terrain.
-Sounds hilarious on pavement.
Survivor Pass Vikendi
-The duration of the pass is 10 weeks.
-Players have the opportunity to complete missions and receive rewards throughout the duration of the pass.
Two types of passes are available:
-Survivor Pass: Vikendi – Provides missions and rewards to unlock for all players, as they level-up the pass.
-Premium Pass: Provides special missions and exclusive rewards to players who’ve purchased the premium pass, as they level-up the pass.
There are five mission types available to complete:
-Daily Missions: three missions will be provided every day. You swap out up to 1 mission per day.
-Weekly Missions: ten missions will be available every week, and you can view the missions for specific weeks.
-Premium Pass holders can complete up to ten missions per week and all players with Survivor Pass: Vikendi can complete up to four missions.
-Beginner Missions: Easy missions which are provided for beginner players.
-Premium Missions: All players can complete these missions, but only players who have the Premium Pass can claim rewards after completion.
-Challenge Missions: Theses are special missions provided for players who’ve completed all their weekly missions in a specific week. It contains more challenging and advanced missions.
-All players can complete Challenge Missions, but only players who have the Premium Pass can claim rewards after completion.
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