PUBG has unveiled its April Fools’ joke forward of schedule this yr, and it is a doozy. Fantasy Battle Royale is a third-person squad-based gamemode the place you play as lessons from D&D-esque fantasy video games, like a wizard or a barbarian. However, since you possibly can’t precisely discover chainmail on Erandel, these lessons are creatively-assembled from what they may discover mendacity around–for instance, the paladin’s defend is a trash can lid, and the barbarian’s sword is a repurposed noticed.
According to the announcement, these matches can be quick and livid, with the so-called “blue-zone” transferring a lot sooner than in common matches. These lessons every have particular weapons, too, with the paladin’s Mendingstar therapeutic your allies while you whack them, and the barbarian’s Kick-Ash Longsword growing your motion pace with each hit. The particular Fantasy Battle Royale occasion will run from April 1 to April 7.
In the announcement, PUBG Corp famous that the deeply-felt influence of the coronavirus disaster precipitated it to contemplate whether or not or to not go forward with this lighthearted mode. While the staff finally determined to proceed with it, they did make the entire unique gadgets for this mode earnable via play alone, because the mode bestows “gold” that you simply use to purchase this limited-time loot. You may also purchase them within the common store.
PUBG Corp notes that this mode provides its first implementation of a crafting system, and if the group likes it, the staff may add it to the broader recreation. This new mode additionally follows within the wake of PUBG’s third anniversary announcement, which comes with a raft of latest skins.