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When can players expect the release date of BGMI 1.8 update?

This article takes a look at the expected release date of BGMI 1.8 update and the key features that will be released in the new update.

BGMI 1.8 update release date

Tencent has already released the patch notes for long awaited 1.8 update. This has made all the BGMI fans anxious as they look forward towards BGMI 1.8 update. This article has discussed the possible release date for the upcoming update.

Battlegrounds Mobile India or BGMI is immensely popular among fans due to the new content it brings for the players on a regular basis. From Tesla car skins to Liverpool jerseys and finally the Arcane mode, fans have been thoroughly enjoying the game with the unique features. All eyes are now set upon the Spiderman No Way Home and Jujutsu Kaisen collaboration, both of which will be available in BGMI 1.8 update.

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BGMI 1.8 update expected release date

BGMI 1.8 update

The developers of PUBG Mobile had announced that they will start rolling out the new update in phases from today i.e. January 12th and by January 14th, the update is set to be released in all of the devices. Taking a look at the previous trends, the new updates are first released in PUBG Mobile and then Krafton announces update for BGMI.

PUBG Mobile 1.7 update was released on 16th November and after three days, the update was released in Battlegrounds Mobile India. With the update being already released in PUBG Mobile, players can expect BGMI 1.8 update on 18th January 2022 as per some prominent YouTubers. The update can also be released on 15th January if the update schedule of PUBG Mobile is carried out early.


Key features

Spiderman collaboration

BGMI x Spiderman

Spiderman is officially entering Battlegrounds Mobile India and what’s more exciting is that players can use some of the exclusive abilities of the fictional hero and throw webs to swing over different places. Various rewards, events are on their way in BGMI 1.8 update.

Jujutsu Kaisen collaboration

Another exciting feature of BGMI 1.8 update will be the arrival of Jujutsu Kaisen characters. This popular anime series has 4 main characters- Yuji Itadori, Kugisaki Nobara, Fushiguro Megumi and Gojo Satoru. Players can talk to these characters and earn a new title in the game.

Aftermath mode

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A new unranked classic mode will be available in the Livik map. This mode will contain some advanced features such as ziplines, and tactical gears that can help the players to know the damage status of their enemies.


Other changes such UI improvements, classic mode game play mechanic improvements will be made in BGMI 1.8 Update. It is expected that Krafton will soon make an announcement regarding the new update. Players should keep a track in the official website and channels of Battlegrounds Mobile India in order to know the release date.

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