PUBG Mobile 0.10 update time news and early Vikendi patch notes leak

PUBG Mobile 0.10 update time news and early Vikendi patch notes leak

The latest on PUBG Mobile 0.10 update (Image: TENCENT)

For anyone wondering why PUBG Mobile has been down today and the servers offline, it’s because Tencent is releasing a new patch.

PUBG Mobile update 0.10 is being released very soon and required a lengthy period of downtime before this could be done.

The good news is that while there will be a gap between the PUBG maintenance and the release of the new update, servers will remain online during this time.


PUBG Mobile servers might be back online, but fans still need Tencent to release update 0.10.

The good news is that we know what day this will be happening, although the exact time the new patch rolls out is still unknown.

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Due to how Tencent like to favour regional releases, the PUBG Mobile update will likely arrive depending on where you live.

The new update is not being released straight after today’s scheduled downtime and will instead be made available at some point on Tuesday, December 18.

Here’s the latest from Tencent, who confirm: “PUBG MOBILE will be taken offline for maintenance from 00:00 – 09:00 (UTC) on December 17th.

“Service may resume sooner or later depending on maintenance progress.

“The new version will be pushed to Google Play and App Store starting December 18.

“Update the game before December 25th to get Outfit Box III and 1,888 BP.”


While the actual numbering may differ, players are currently referring to the next patch as PUBG Mobile 0.10.

A short list of official patch notes have been shared by Tencent and confirm that the biggest update will be the release of the new Vkendi map.

However, there are a few other new features listed, including a snow theme for the main menu screen and cross-server matchmaking.

Fans can also look forward to the Firearms Finish Upgrade System being added to the game via the new patch.

While the official patch notes will be shared by Tencent later this week, there has also been a reported leak.

XDADevelopers has posted a leaked set of patch notes that could be proved correct very soon.

Highlight from these patch notes includes the launch of the Vikendi snow map and the launch of the exclusive Snowmobile vehicle.

They also confirm that Tencent will be launching a special winter event by allowing Battle Royale players to engage in snowball Fights on Vikendi’s Spawn Island.

More details on what could be coming later this week as part of PUBG Mobile 0.10 can be found below.

The new Vikendi map is included in the new update (Image: TENCENT)


Vikendi, a 6km x 6km snow mapAdded layout for players with large handsAdded a display for Crew Challenge winners on Erangel’s Spawn Island. Season 1’s winning teams will appear on the Spawn Island of their respective server and modes (Season 2 registration starts at 0:00 UTC on 18 DEC 2018)Players’ best results in Crew Challenge will now be shown on their Crew pages and can be shared with other players

Thematic Changes:

Added a Snow theme to the main menu. Collect bells from all Classic mode matches and exchange them for rewards at the event centerShop’s front page has been tuned to emphasize themes of each major update

Matchmaking Changes:

Added cross-server matchmaking. After enabling, players have a chance to be matched to players of the same tier on other serversPlayers that repeatedly exit matches right after starting will now be banned from finding matches for a period of time

Security Improvements:

Players may now report suspicious behaviour while spectating after dying.

Reward Improvements:

Players now can collect all daily mission awards at once.Added Firearms Finish Upgrade System, where players can use materials at the Lab to upgrade certain weapon finishes to get additional kill effects, unique kill broadcasts, and death crate appearances.Added Lucky Treasure, a feature that gives players a chance to get upgradable weapon finish Glacier – M416 when they finish daily missions.Added Season spending rewards. Spend different amounts to get excellent rewards and steep discounts on firearm finishes

Other Improvements:

Added Arabic supportPlayers now do not need to select a second language for matchmaking and chatChat system now takes up less memory and stores more messagesNew commands added to Quick Chat


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