Battlegrounds Mobile India is getting its first major update since its launch in June 2021. The company has introduced the new BGMI 1.5.0 update for its players in India. Krafton has announced that the new BGMI 1.5.0 July patch brings a bunch of new features and upgrades. The latest BGMI update also introduces a new weapon called MG3. It uses a 7.62mm magazine that can hold up to 75 bullets with each reload. This new BGMI weapon will replace the M249 machine gun that was found in the supply airdrop crates. Let’s take a look at the new Battlegrounds Mobile India July patch note details.
BGMI 1.5.0 Update: How to Install It from Google Play Store
Krafton has rolled out the latest BGMI 1.5 update on the Play Store. Players will need to update the app on the Google Play Store. Following the update, players might have to wait for a few seconds/minutes while loading the game until the game downloads the resources. Players are also likely to manually download some in-game maps and settings to finish the BGMI 1.5.0 update installation.
BGMI 1.5 Update Download Size
The latest update released by the developer is around 422MB in size. However, it may slightly vary depending upon the device. Additionally, players need to download the in-game resource pack manually along with maps and other details. So, be sure you have enough storage on your device before downloading the new update.
BGMI July Update (1.5.0) Patch Notes and New Features
Battlegrounds Mobile India Season 20 kicks off with the latest update. The July 2021 BGMI 1.5.0 patch note introduces a bunch of new features and upgrades.
New MG3 Weapon
The highlight introduction is a new weapon called MG3. As mentioned above, this new light machine gun replaces the M249 in the supply crates. The M249 is now available across all Classic maps as a field drop weapon. The MG3 uses a 7.62mm magazine and has fast and continuous firepower as the M249. However, the reload time is longer and it can take up to a 6x scope. It also does not support single-shot mode or any attachments.
Another minor yet key upgrade coming to the July patch is throwing healing consumables to a particular spot nearby. It can therefore become easier for other team members to collect it at their spot. Players need to note that the healing consumables could bounce away if thrown wrongly.
Mission Ignition Mode
The latest BGMI 1.5 update also brings a new Mission Ignition mode that adds a futuristic touch to the game. The new mode offers an Automatic Drop feature that allows players to drop automatically to the area pinned in the map. The mode also redefines six new areas of Erangel including Transit Center (Pochinki), Port of Georgopol (Georgopol), Tech Center (School), Security Center (Military Base), Logistics Agency (Yasnaya Polyana), and Energy Center (Mylta Power).
The mode also brings new vehicles including HyperLines, which is a futuristic train; G-38 Gravity Free Motorcycle that hovers above the ground; and more. Furthermore, the mode also brings a new weapon known as ASM Abakan, which fires 5.56mm ammo and has a capacity of 30 bullets. Also, Scopes, Canted Sights, various gun attachments & magazines can be used as attachments.
The mode also brings a tactical marking device that allows players to automatically check the direction of teammate’s firing, location of the enemy, and more. It also brings Riot Shield, which cannot be penetrated by bullets. The mode also brings the TESLA super factory that produces the Tesla Model Y autonomous car. The car automatically reaches the road mark set by the user. Apart from this, you get an autonomous driving vehicle, which one can attack and damage to get combat supplies.
Challenge Point System
The game also brings a new Challenge Point System that maintains existing game score plus/minus rules while applying bonus scores based on user actions in-game. The Challenge points can be earned if a game is played without any malicious acts such as exiting the game mid-way, neglect, or team finish.
Krafton has also updated the new Season ranking for BGMI. The developers have introduced a new ranking called Ace Master that sits between Ace and Conqueror. The season ranking and royal pass details have also changed this season. You can click here to know more about the same.
Pick Up Gun Parts
Players can now choose each part of the gun and customize it without much hassle. Once the customization is complete, the gun parts will be automatically picked during the game and will be added to the gun.
New Golden Victory Statue
The latest BGMI 1.5 update also brings a golden victory statue. The MVP in the winning team can summon the golden victory statue at a designated location. One can use special celebration moves near the victory statue and one can also take photos after victory.
Clan PK Mode
The update also brings Clank PK mode, under which clans with similar activity points can compete with each other for up to 14 days. Clan members can accumulate PK points by completing clan PK missions and earn daily base rewards too. At the end of the event, the total number of base compensations earned by both Clan is aggregated and the clan with more wins is the victor.
The update also brings a 90FPS frame rate set to a select few devices. It also brings a new ammo indicator through which if a player has 25 per cent ammo remaining, the number will turn yellow. Similarly, for 10 percent, it will turn red. The update also brings new visual effects and gameplay experience to all the maps.
It also added some basic combat enhancements including melee weapons that will no longer replace the main weapon; if the current weapon runs out of ammo, it will automatically be replaced by the next weapon; flare guns with no ammo will not be picked up. Furthermore, the Do not auto pick-up dropped scopes option has been added as well along with reverse gyroscope settings and the update also improves the third-person camera viewer option.
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