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Expected Release Date and Features of PUBG Mobile 1.8 Update

PUBG Mobile has millions of fans and the game continues to top the revenue charts even after two years since its release. Developers are rolling out frequent in-game updates with new content and the latest to arrive is PUBG Mobile 1.8 update.

SummaryWhen can players expect PUBG Mobile 1.8 update to be released?PUBG Mobile 1.8 Update FeaturesSpiderman Themed Game ModeRelive in WaterNew TDM Map – SantoriniJujutsu Kaisen CollaborationSequel Mode

Collaborating with big names and adding unique in-game elements is what PUBG Mobile is known for. Although it has recently started using some of the features of PUBG PC, it continues to retain its distinctiveness through some collaboration-themed game modes. The recent Mirror World mode which was dropped yesterday was the result of a collaboration with Arcane and players are now waiting for the collaboration of Spiderman No Way Home, which will apparently be the successor to Mirror World Mode.

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When can players wait for PUBG Mobile 1.8 update release?

Tencent had released PUBG Mobile 1.7 update on 19 e November 2021 and as it is known to release new updates every two months, the next update might be seen in a few days with some cool features.

According to prominent YouTuber BGMI/PUBG, it has been revealed that PUBG Mobile 1.8 update will be released on 12 e January 2022. The update will start rolling out to Android and iOS devices at 7:30 AM IST. However, it is also important to note that Tencent has yet to release the patch notes for the new update, where they usually release them before the latest version arrives.

PUBG Mobile 1.8 Update Features

Spiderman-themed gamemode

PUBG Mobile had announced a collaboration with a recently released sci-fi movie, Spiderman No Way Home. This collaboration will bring a Spiderman-themed game mode where players can play the swing feature of the popular fictional character, Spiderman. Players can fight with robots and gain Spiderman powers if they land on Mylta's power.

Relive in the water

One of the best features of PUBG Mobile 1.8 update is the new gameplay mechanic where players who are knocked down in water can be revived while swimming through water. Players who were knocked out in water earlier died instantly, but the new feature will definitely help players.

New TDM map – Santorini

A brand new TDM (Team Deathmatch) map named Santorini will be coming to the game once the 1.8 update rolls out. A total of sixteen players (8 versus 8) will be able to play in this new TDM map. The map is designed the same way the buildings and streets of Rome are designed.

Collaboration Jujutsu Kaisen

The long-awaited crossover of the popular anime-manga series Jujutsu Kaisen will be seen in the PUBG Mobile 1.8 update. Players will be able to see the 4 main characters – Itadori Yuji, Fushiguro Megumi, Gojo Satoru and Kugisaki Nobara from the anime series in a special game mode.


Another game mode that players can enjoy will be the Aftermath mode which can only be played on the Livik map. Players can see animations regarding volcanic eruptions once they enter Aftermath mode. This mode will introduce new gun mechanics.

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