Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) developers Krafton have announced a new update for the month of May. Krafton claims that this is a ‘game-changing update like no other’. The BGMI 2.0 update comes with the official version of Livik, Core Circle mode and other new features. Krafton is introducing this major update to celebrate BGMI’s first anniversary in May. Also Read – How To Read BGMI Based Comics On Your Android Smartphone
The new BGMI update will be released today for Android and iOS devices. Android users can go to Google Play Store and search for the game. You will find the upgrade option there. For Apple users, go to the App Store and repeat the same process. This is the timeline for the update release: Also Read – BGMI Fans Can Now Watch Game-Based Webtoons: Check Details
– iOS (Apple App Store): May 13 (Friday), 4pm Also Read – BGMI Maker Krafton Bans Over 40,000 Accounts for Cheating: Check Details
– AOS (Google PlayStore): May 13 (Friday), 12:30 pm ~ 9:30 pm
Even if you don’t update the game manually, you will get a warning once you enter the game. You will have to download the update before moving on to matches.
New areas on the Livik map
Players will be able to see some new themed areas, an all-terrain UTV and a variety of new weapons from XT variants. Krafton states that players will need to use better tactics and strategies to win in the challenging terrain. Krafton will introduce new advanced fueling zones. In these zones, players can select crates to carry supplies.
Players will have to navigate treasure maps to reach special supplies and traverse from place to place using an all-new zipline, players can also score goals on the newly added soccer field to earn more items.
Main Circle Mode
This new model was inspired by the popular Japanese animation – Evangelion, Core Circle mode brings new skins, rewards and progress bonuses for players to enjoy. The new mode mechanic can be experienced in Erangel and Livik, in addition, the battles between EVA-01 and the 6th Angel of EVANGELION can be watched in Erangel. Players can access the theme through in-game discovery events and receive additional progress bonuses for participating after May 14th.
Players in Erangel and Miramar will be able to request an emergency pickup that will take them back to the middle of the game zone when they find themselves outside of it. In addition, players can also bring back fallen teammates with the help of Revival Tower.
Krafton states that the update brings many improvements to the controls, including improved haptic feedback, support for the sponsor match feature, and the similar button being added to spectator mode to support more immersive gameplay. With Update 2.0 also celebrating the long-awaited first anniversary of BGMI, the game will feature a first anniversary lobby with in-game items and a skin sale for players.