PUBG Mobile v0.16.0 Update Brings RageGear Mode, Mobile Healing, Snow Paradise, and Much More


With the arrival of the winter season, PUBG Mobile has started receiving a new v0.16.0 content update. This is one of the biggest updates for the PUBG Mobile as it comes with a load of changes and new features with it. The latest PUBG Mobile update marks the in-game winter festival, and it brings a new RageGear mode as well as the ability to snowboard in the new Snow Paradise region of the Erangel map. 

In addition to that, a new Ruins map for Team Death Match has arrived, alongside a small perspective button to quickly switch between TPP and FPP. Also, players can now heal by using consumables while moving and a lot of changes have been done in terms of firearm balancing. Overall, the new update to PUBG Mobile comes with fresh content. 

The PUBG Mobile v0.16.0 content update is now rolling out via the stable channel for Android and iOS, but the game servers won’t be taken offline. The update is 673MB in size, and those who download it before December 17 will be rewarded with 50 silver, 2,888 BP, and a 3-day winter dress. 

Now coming to the major changes that have been done in the game with this new update. The EvoGround now has a new mode called RageGear, wherein players are divided into two categories – one manning the mounted weapon and the other one driving the vehicle. 

In the RageGear TDM Battle, your only target will be to reach the target of destroying a fixed number of enemy vehicles before others. You will have infinite respawns. So, you only need to focus on your primary goal. In the new RageGear Pick-Up battle, the objective is to collect a specified number of crates before opponents, but it is worth keeping in mind that all crates will be lost if the vehicle is destroyed.

Apart from this, a new feature has been added to the game called Snow Paradise. Snow Paradise is actually a snow-covered region that can be accessed while players line up for a battle on the Erangel map in classic mode. Once they enter the match, players can freestyle on a snowboard or take cable cars while battling enemies.

In addition to all these changes, PUBG Mobile has also taken some lessons from its rival Call of Duty: Mobile. The PUBG Mobile v0.16.0 content update adds a loadout feature that allows players to select the weapons they bring into a match and then change the loadout when they enter Team Death Match or while they respawn.

Apart from this, there are few small changes have been done which you can see from the changelog attached below:

Backpack Ornament

  • Same ornament is used for Level 1, 2 and 3 backpacks of the same type.
  • Ornaments sway naturally after they are hung on a backpack.

Spectator tier restrictions

  • Low-tier players will no longer be able to spectate high-tier players
  • Prevent cheaters from benefiting illegally from this feature.

Friendly fire kill restrictions

  • Players can choose to prevent the teammate who knocks them out or kills them, from picking up their items in Death Crates.
  • Report a teammate for friendly fire to stop the responsible teammate from performing further actions during the current match.

Slide settings

  • Added a sliding setting feature.
  • The sliding feature can be enabled/disabled in Settings.
  • Once it is disabled, sliding will not be triggered in Team Deathmatch the actions of Classic mode will be maintained.

Theme Gallery

  • The Gallery will display resources from the last 2 seasons to make it easier for players to collect and search for things.
  • Players will receive a reward once they collect all items in the Theme Gallery.

Playing again after the match is done

  • After solo players complete a match, they can invite their teammates to play another game.
  • Those who accept the invitation will return to the Lobby automatically and team up with the player.

Adding friends after the match is done

  • After completing a match, players can tap and use the Invite Friend feature under their own Avatar in the results page.
  • When the invite friend feature is used, teammates will see the invitations sent by players.
  • Teammates can directly add players as a friend without waiting for the player to verify it again.

Auto-Buffering features

  • Enable the auto-buffering feature in Settings to automatically detect the combat frame rate.
  • If the frame rate is too low, it will help players lower the graphics quality of the match for smooth combat experience.

Also, you can read the complete patch notes from this link.

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