PUBG MOBILE joins forces with manufacturer McLaren Automotive, bringing exclusive content already available in-game, including the launch of the iconic McLaren 570s Coupé
WHO COPIED? PUGB MOBILE AND FREE FIRE LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP WITH MCLAREN AT THE SAME TIME
Free Fire , the most downloaded game of 2020 and with a world record of 5.4 million live viewers in an official competition, today launched the newest McLaren P1 vehicle, through the new game update that was made available this Tuesday (08 ). In addition, another partnership between PUBG MOBILE and McLaren brought the iconic McLaren 570S Coupé sports car to the Battle Royale that celebrated 1 billion downloads earlier this year.
Game fans snipe at social networks and publications that bring the news, it's not very difficult to see comments like: "copied Free Fire", or "copied PUBG". The fact is that Garena Free Fire and PUBG Mobile are two of the most played Battle Royale games in the world. In addition, the giant company Tencent Games , has a share in both games, that is, there are great chances that good partnerships, game modes, items, weapons, etc. that are successful in one title, can easily be used in the other.
The McLaren 570s Coupé , known for its incredible power, is now available in-game and will feature six incredible finishes, as well as being the first vehicle available exclusively through PUBG MOBILE's Luck Draw system. New finishes include McLaren Glorious White, McLaren Royal Black, McLaren Pearlescent and many others.
PUBG MOBILE players can enjoy a variety of other content through the McLaren partnership, including the Airdrop McLaren 570S Coupé on Island Spawn and Fun Space, McLaren 570S Coupé as parachute and McLaren in Showroom on the classic Erange map . Players owning a McLaren 570S Coupé can choose their cars as the parachute to jump out of the plane in style, and Eragel's classic map spawned the McLaren Exhibition Room, where players can admire the McLaren 570S Coupé and open doors in search for combat supplies. The new content extends to Isle Spawn, where players can pick up their sports cars via an airdrop, as well as the Fun Space where players can signal to summon their cars.
"PUBG MOBILE is known for its innovative gameplay, while McLaren is a famous brand for innovation and pushing boundaries in the automotive field," said Vincent Wang, Head of Publishing, PUBG MOBILE, Tencent Games. "It is extremely important that we collaborate with forward-thinking companies that will add real value to our players, in any area. This is the first time we have collaborated with an automotive brand and we are delighted to be taking the first steps with a brand of iconic luxury like McLaren."
Gareth Dunsmore, director of marketing for McLaren Automotive, said: "McLaren represents the very best in the performance automotive world, while PUBG MOBILE represents the world leaders in mobile gaming. It felt like a natural collaboration, and we are pleased to see it the reaction of our fans and PUBG MOBILE players as they experience what it's like to drive a McLaren for the first time on the mobile platform."
The partnership between PUBG MOBILE and McLaren is part of the new 1.4 update, released earlier this month, bringing new content, game modes and maps to the game.