Battle Royale

‘PUBG Mobile’ Payload Mode adds helicopters and airstrikes

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PUBG/Tencent/Lightspeed & Quantum Studios PUBG on your phone is about to get decidedly more lethal. Tencent has introduced a promised Payload Mode to PUBG Mobile on Android and iOS that adds both aerial combat and the means to defend yourself. You can fly in attack helicopters to wreak havoc on […]

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‘Apex Legends’ adds two-player teams on November 5th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Respawn Entertainment/EA Apex Legends players won’t have to choose between full three-player squads or (when it’s an option) going solo, at least for a while. Respawn is adding a “limited time” duos mode to the battle royale game starting on November 5th. Other details aren’t forthcoming, but the appeal is […]

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‘PUBG’ season 5 will have throwable items and weapons

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PUBG Corp Season 5 of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is about to get underway, and PUBG Corp has offered some details on what’s in store. One of the bigger additions is spike traps, which you can place in the path of an enemy car to pop the tires. You’ll be able to […]

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‘Fortnite’ Chapter 2 is the fresh start the game needed

Engadget RSS Feed I’ve played Fortnite for over 1,400 hours, but never quite like this. While exploring today’s release of Chapter 2, I swam through crystal-clear rivers, carried a downed teammate and ate a flopper fish while waiting for a speedboat to pick me up. After over a year as the most popular game on […]

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Leaked ‘Fortnite’ Chapter 2 trailer showcases a new map and boats

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Epic Games Fortnite is set to return from the void with a major overhaul, if a leaked trailer is anything to go by. The original, constantly evolving battle royale map was destroyed in spectacular fashion Sunday, leaving only a black hole for players to look at. As has been rumored, […]

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Original ‘Fortnite’ map vanishes in a cataclysmic event

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links DrLupo/Twitch The leaks were on the mark — Fortnite‘s original map is no more, at least as far as anyone can tell. The battle royale title’s hyped-up The End event saw a missile launch into the sky and trigger a massive amount of rifts, culminating in a meteor strike that […]

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Improved ‘Apex Legends’ training zone better prepares you for combat

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Respawn Entertainment/EA As much as Respawn has expanded Apex Legends‘ gameplay, its training area has remained… lackluster. You only get to play a single character and a sliver of the available gear, making it all too likely that you’ll have to learn about an ability or weapon in the middle […]

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The next ‘Fortnite’ season might finally include a new map

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Epic Games Apex Legends, PUBG and other battle royale brawlers have added maps over time, but not Fortnite — you’ve had to be content with revisions (if sometimes dramatic ones) to the existing layout. You might finally get something new in the near future, however. Users browsing Apple’s Italian App […]

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‘Apex Legends’ Season 3 debuts with a new hero and new map

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Respawn/EA If Apex Legends felt like it was getting a little stale, you’ll be glad to hear it just got a breath of new life. Respawn and EA have launched Season 3 as promised, bringing with it both the recon-oriented hero Crypto and, importantly, the first new map since launch. […]

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‘PUBG Mobile’ will add characters and gear from ‘The Walking Dead’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PUBG Corporation The PUBG team is continuing its quest to counter Fortnite‘s media tie-ins. PUBG Mobile is adding a handful of characters and equipment from AMC’s version of The Walking Dead on October 1st, giving you that little bit of extra menace in battle royale matches. You can snag skins […]

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