A new decoy grenade will also be added to PUBG Update 8.1. It is used to distract the enemy so that they feel that the player or his teak is present somewhere or that the attack is taking place from another direction.
PUBG players will soon see the Sanhok map in a changed style. Developers are engaged in teasing some new features and improvements to the map. Upcoming changes have been teased on Twitter with a short clip and a recent 30-second clip, along with the patch notes for the version 8.1 update. It featured a change of areas, an armored truck, and a decoy grenade. These new features will be released on July 22 in the PC version of the game as part of the 8.1 updates, and in the console version, it will be available till July 30.
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As the official Twitter account of PUBG Embed As seen in the video made, elements such as the cave, ruins, and quarry have been added to the Kuth areas of the map. The bridge has been connected to pass over the quarry. Earlier players had to move around or from inside it. A glimpse of the armored truck can also be seen in the video. The patch notes for the upcoming version 8.1 update in PUBG also provide information about the mechanics and functions along with the truck and all other changes. Patch notes state that this is a loot truck that drops small or large loot containers when damaged. Not only that, if completely destroyed, but it will also loot large amounts of top-tier.
A new weapon – the decoy grenade – will also be added. When a decoy grenade is thrown, gunshot sounds are produced. It is used to distract the enemy so that they feel that the player or his teak is present somewhere or that the attack is taking place from another direction. It looks like a common grenade but has a yellow-colored band.
There will also be many other minor changes, such as some changes in the weather earlier, map balancing, challenge missions, improvements in a gas can, etc. Update 8.1 will be available on the live server on 22 July and will be available on the test server from 15 July i.e. today.
The video also reveals that these new features and changes will come in the PC version of PUBG on July 22 and the console version from July 30. Whether or not PUBG Mobile will get these changes remains to be seen.