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PUBG: Player Unknown's Battlegrounds Season 6 adds Karakin and the game's first aircraft

PUBG: Player Unknown's Battlegrounds Season 6 adds Karakin and the game's first aircraft

Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2020Tagged: Gaming, ID@Xbox, Xbox DLC, Xbox Live, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Store

PUBG Corporation just revealed the next release of seasonal content; Season 6 and Survivor Pass: Shakedown! The season begins with Update 6.1, which adds a brand new 2x2 map that is sure to bring intense and fast-paced combat right from the drop.

PUBG Season 6

The four square kilometers of Karakin are just enough space for 64 players to settle their differences quickly with new weapons and new ways to play. Gain the advantage on enemy squads by creating new entryways in buildings Sticky Bombs. You'll want to watch out for the new Black Zone feature which will rearrange urban areas in an instant. The chaos and destruction of PUBG Season 6 is here!

Players can also interact with this new map like never before with breach points into buildings, bullet penetration through certain walls, and underground smuggler tunnels to avoid or ambush your enemies. The all-new Black Zone adds a new dynamic to the map, forcing players out of the safety of their buildings to avoid being crushed under the rubble of a missile strike.

To ensure the new map does not impact queue times, rotating map slots will be introduced. A rotating map slot is a non-permanent map slot that will change periodically. For the first rotation, Vikendi will rotate out to make room for Karakin.

Later in the season, players can expect to see the new Panzerfaust rocket launcher, as well as a new way to interact with the Black Zone.

In addition to the gameplay updates, the Survivor Pass is back with new rewards, missions, and improved systems! Survivor Pass: Shakedown rewards players with outfits and weapon skins themed around the newisland. Don the weapons and outfits of the Tenebres smugglers, the mysterious Rapture Squad, and other outfits involved in this season’s lore.

PUBG Corp also introduced a new 2-man aircraft, the motor glider, both of which are exclusive to Kakarin itself. Check out the first screenshots!

PUBG Motor Glider Ultra-light PUBG Season 6 Kakarin MapPUBG Karakin Map Screenshot PUBG Karakin Screenshot 2

All this and more will be available when Update 6.1 lands on PC live servers on 22nd January and console live servers shortly after. For those that want to drop into the action right away, the PC Test Server is open today!

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