New PUBG Event Metal Rain Mode Allows You to Use Flare Guns to Call Down Heavily-armored Vehicles

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The PUBG event Metal Rain mode for this week puts 8-man squads against each other on Erangel, and players can call down heavily-armored off-road vehicles via flare guns.

Available now until April 22 7pm PDT / April 23, 4am CEST / April 23, 11AM KST, the mode has a few event rules and restrictions which have been included below:

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  • 8-Man Squads on Erangel (All Regions)
  • KR/JP/SA : TPP


  • Flare guns spawn randomly alongside normal loot locations (flare gun spawn spots are no longer fixed)
  • When shot inside the safe zone (white circle), special care packages will be dropped
  • When shot outside the safe zone, a special vehicle—the armored UAZ—will be dropped


  • This mode is limited to eight-man squads on Erangel, and you can invite up to seven friends.
  • Auto-matching can be turned on or off (you don’t have to play as a full squad of eight if you don’t want to)
  • The mode is limited to 96 maximum players (12 teams of eight players)
  • Redzone is enabled
  • Regular care package drops are enabled
  • Killer spectating is enabled
  • Bluezone rules are the same as standard public match settings
  • Weather changes dynamically throughout each match

PUBG is available now for PC via Steam and Xbox One as part of Microsoft’s Xbox Game Preview program.

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