PUBG: Battlegrounds Introduces Deston Map For PC, Gameplay Trailer Out

PUBG: Battlegrounds just launched a new map called Deston, the first to be released since the game went free to play earlier this year. The news was confirmed via a tweet from the official PUBG: Battlegrounds Twitter account.

According to the tweet, the new map will go live on PC on July 13, so it’s already live on PC, but console users will have to wait a week until July 21 for the map to come out. So if you play on the Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, you have to wait a week.

The official PUBG: Battlegrounds YouTube channel also shared a trailer for the new map, Deston, which gives players an overview of what to expect from the map. The approximately three-minute trailer is filled to the brim with action. The tagline, where “no squad has been before” appears, and it seems to be an experience unlike any other PUBG maps.

PUBG: Battlegrounds – What’s New in Deston

The new map, Deston, introduces a host of new features. The first of these are the climbers. These are mechanized ziplines that can help players get better vantage points. In addition to the ascenders, you also have new vehicles, such as the Pillar Car, as well as many new weapons, such as the MP9 SMG and an 012 shotgun.

Deston is a mix of urban and wild environments, with large city blocks mixed with lots of vegetation. There is also a lot of water nearby, Ripton, one of the areas on the new map, is mostly under water. The new map will also feature the tallest skyscraper in PUBG to date.