BGMI and PUBG Mobile are two of the most popular variants of battle royale games in India as well as all over the world. This global phenomenon has single-handedly dominated the smartphone gaming industry as they reach new heights every day.
As players are enjoying the exclusive BGMI and PUBG Mobile 1.7 update, players are also excited to check out all the leaks and updates related to BGMI and PUBG Mobile 1.8 version.
This article shares the release date of the BGMI/ PUBG Mobile 1.8 version and also lists down some of its upcoming features in the new version.
BGMI and PUBG Mobile 1.8 version official release date
Currently, players are enjoying the M5 Royale Pass cycle of BGMI and after the M5, the M6 cycle will appear soon. The M6 cycle is scheduled to release on 19 December 2021. As M6 Royale Pass will end on 20 January 2022, the official 1.8 version of BGMI and PUBG Mobile will release on 21 January 2022.
Players will be able to get their hands on the new Royale Pass and other items from that very day. The Royale Passes will be available along with the premium paid version. Players would also be able to see some exciting new features which are discussed below.
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Features and leaks of BGMI/ PUBG Mobile 1.8 version
1) New Winter mode Theme and Lobby
As per popular data miners, there will be a brand new Winter mode and Winter lobby where players will be able to play on Wind castles and can also surf in the snow. There may be a particular Winter themed event mode in the classic battle royale maps.
2) Changes in UI
There may be several changes in the UI optimization as well. Players could see changes in the visualization, animation, and icon design in the upcoming 1.8 update.
3) Stricter anti-cheat update
A better and more secure anti-cheat update will be optimized in the game in the next update. The devs have already worked hard on the previous patch to ban hackers and hopefully, they will improve more to strengthen the security system of the game.
4) Vikendi 2.0
Vikendi 2.0 is one of the most controversial features that players expect every time however, the devs haven’t provided us with the revamp yet. Vikendi 2.0 will be the remade version of the classic Vikendi map with multiple improvements made on its design, texture, and structure of the map.
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