PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS gets nostalgic with new Erangel Classic map on 14 May

  • Date2024. 04. 25

The original Erangel map returns with nostalgic graphics and old-school balancing for two weeks only.

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – 24 April, 2024KRAFTON, Inc. has announced that PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS will be returning to its roots with the Erangel Classic map, launching alongside update 29.2.Erangel Classic recreates the initial version of Erangel, PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS’ first ever battleground, designed to evoke nostalgia for players who remember the early access days. Erangel Classic blends the original concepts and atmosphere of Erangel at the time of its first release with current gameplay elements to provide a unique old-school experience.

Iconic elements from the original Erangel map have been implemented in Erangel Classic. Upon entering Erangel Classic, players will find that benches have returned, with weapons placed on them across the starting island. The gunplay balance has also been adjusted to capture the feel of the early days, with the recoil of all weapons, except for a few, being reduced. Players can also find the Tommy Gun in the Care Package, just like in the old days.

Additionally, players will be able to experience foggy and rainy weather, as well as graphics, world map, and a minimap that call back to the original PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS release.

Players can experience Erangel Classic in Normal Match for a limited time. It will be available on PC from 14 May to 28 May, and on consoles from 23 May to 6 June. During this period, Erangel Classic will replace the current Erangel map in Normal Match.

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