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PUBG Mobile gets Evangelion-themed game mode

The mobile game PUBG Mobile has gained a crossover with the anime franchise Neon Genesis Evangelion . Update 2.0, announced in April and now available for download, adds a limited-time franchise-inspired game mode that will be available from May 14 to June 19.

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During this period, players will be able to purchase exclusive Evangelion -inspired items , such as the clothes worn by the main characters and even themed armor, parachutes and backpacks. A special companion will also be available.

PUBG Mobile gets Evangelion-themed game mode
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In the ‘Core Circle’ game mode, coming to Livik and Erangel maps, players will be able to watch the EVA-01 clash against the 6th Angel of Evangelion . This special event will take place between May 19 and June 19, on the Erangel map. The official statement reads as follows:

Players will start in a special shrunken Blue Zone at the start of each match, as they witness the appearance of the 6th Angel on Spawn Island firing a powerful laser. Players can follow the action by finding the EVA-01 spawn point on the mini-map. and observe the mortal path of the Angel”

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To defend the island, the strongholds will open fire on the angel. After this confrontation, players will be able to scour the map for better supplies. In this mode, more supply crates will be scattered across the battlefield and there will also be a limited-time respawn period at the start of the match.

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There will also be an event called EVA Discovery, with an additional exclusive theme, which will also be available until June 19. Users will be able to play Classic Mode matches for Exploration Progress, with an extra progress bonus available in ‘Core Circle’ gameplay. Progress will be redeemable for themed rewards, and there will be a special discount on some collaboration items when upgrading them to permanent items.

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This isn’t the first time PUBG Mobile has partnered with an anime franchise. In the past, the game has received content from Jujutsu Kaisen and Arcane , a series inspired by League of Legends .

PUBG Mobile is available for free for Android and iOS device

 

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