Krafton announced the upcoming Battlegrounds Mobile India update with an Instagram post that said, “Update 1.6.5 is coming this October.” The exact release date has not been revealed, but a video gives a glimpse of the update and the upcoming features.
The first mode in this is Metro Royale: Reunion, which was released on September 28. Battlegrounds Mobile India also added the Vikendi map on October 8. The snow-covered map stretches for 6 kilometers in every direction. Players get to use snowmobile vehicles and G36C gun in it.
The Runic Power Mode will be available for players from 15th October i.e. today. Players will have the option to choose between three runs – Arctic, Flame and Wind – on the spawn island. Each Rune receives special skills divided into Offense and Defense. Each skill uses a few Rune crystals when used.
Battlegrounds Mobile India will get Survival Till Dawn mode on October 22. In it, players must defend against infected zombies in the Erangel map, and will receive rewards if the player defeats the zombies as well as the boss.
The Payload 2.0 mode is reportedly going to release on October 31 and in this mode, helicopters and armored cars will get powerful weapons like AT4-A laser missile and M202 RPG.
The Virus Infection – Halloween mode will be available from October 31, and consists of three rounds. Basically, players will split themselves into zombie or human teams, where the zombies must infect humans and the humans must defend them.
In addition, Krafton has announced in a post on its website that it has permanently banned 81,049 accounts between October 1 and October 7. These accounts are accused of cheating and using hacking tools.