PUBG New State: Upcoming December 9 Update Patch Notes Reveal New Weapon L85A3, New Vehicle Electron, and More

The upcoming December 9 update brings a bunch of new stuff to the game.


PUBG New State has been routinely receiving patches and updates in order to fix some issues present at the launch, but finally, players now have new content. The latest upcoming patch for the game introduces a new weapon, a couple of new vehicles, and the Survivor Pass Vol 2. Needless to say, this is easily one of the most significant updates to PUBG New State yet, and a good sign of things to come.

The new update can be downloaded manually through the Google Play Store or the App Store. Alternatively, players will be prompted to download the new update when starting the game. The update will be available for players to download on December 9.

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PUBG New State December 9 update patch notes

PUBG New State

New Weapon: L85A3

The L85A3 is an assault rifle with low recoil that opens up a new way for Survivors to take on the Battlegrounds of 2051.

  • Weapon Overview
    • Weapon Type: Bullpup Assault Rifle
    • Ammo: 5.56mm
    • Pros:
      • Highest damage of all 5.56 assault rifles
      • Performs well in mid to long-range firefights
    • Cons:
      • Low fire rate

The L85A3 can be found in both Erangel and Troi.

New Gun Customization: L85A3 [C1] Vertical Foregrip Bipod 

Customize your L85A3 with this all-in-one vertical foregrip and bipod!

  • Pros:
    • Reduces vertical recoil of the L85A3
    • Easier recoil control when shooting while crouched or prone
  • Cons:
    • Slightly reduces ADS speed

Once customized, the attachment will be equipped in the L85A3’s Grip Slot and cannot be swapped out for another grip.

New Vehicle: Electron

The Electron is an electric 6-seater minibus that is more durable than other vehicles. You can switch seats while in the vehicle, even when riding with a full squad.

  • Vehicle Overview
    • Type: Electric, 6-seater
    • Special Notes: More durable than other vehicles.
    • Location: Troi, Training Ground

New Vehicle: Mesta

The Mesta is a classic 2-seater sports car that can accelerate quickly and hit high top speeds. The Mesta comes in two models: standard and open.

  • Vehicle Overview
    • Type: Gasoline, 2-seater
    • Special Notes: Quick acceleration, high speeds.
    • Location: Erangel, Troi (certain areas), Training Ground

Survivor Pass Vol. 2

Survivor Pass Vol. 2 begins on December 9! The main character of this Pass’s story is Bella of the Dream Runners Faction. Clear the story missions to collect all of Bella’s costumes!

Here’s what else is new in Volume 2 of the Survivor Pass:

  • Upgraded level rewards for the Premium Pass
  • Rewards now include vehicle skins and more character costumes!
  • 1,500 NC will be rewarded to Survivors upon reaching Level 48 of the Premium Pass
  • Added BP Chests as a Free Pass reward.

For additional details on the latest update for PUBG New State, head on over to the official patch notes breakdown linked here.