The latest PUBG Mobile 1.9.0 update patch notes just went live along with the latest APK download. The latest patch brings tons of new features and performance improvements. PUBG Mobile, termed “Vibrant Anniversary,” is celebrating its 4th anniversary with a new Colorful Spawn Island. You can select this new mode by going to Mode Selection -> Ranked Mode -> Erangel Themed Map/Livik Themed Map. There’s lots more to this update. So check out the complete 1.9 update patch notes below. Also, download the latest PUBG Mobile 1.9 APK and OBB files here.
Starting with the 1.9 updates, PUBG Mobile has added a Recall feature. Every player has 1 chance to return to the battlefield. Find the Recall Tower to recall eliminated teammates. This feature is available in Unranked Mode – Erangel, Unranked Mode – Livik, Unranked Mode – Aftermath, Ranked Mode – Erangel Vibrant Anniversary, Ranked Mode – Livik Vibrant
Moreover, the locations of Supply Shops on the map have been adjusted and the amount of Supply Shops has increased so that players can more easily find them. Metro Royale: Reunion and Payload 2.0 maps and modes have been added for a brief period.
Starting with the previous PUBG Mobile 1.8 update, the game is now categorized into Unranked and Ranked Modes. As the name suggests, the Unranked mode does not give rating points.
Ideal for players who are just practicing and don’t want to lose ranking. Whereas, Ranked Mode features the ranking system; for players who are competitive and want to score.
Following are the complete patch notes. Click on the following color strip to expand.
PUBG Mobile 1.9 Patch Notes
PUBG Mobile 1.9.0 Patch Notes
PUBG MOBILE will begin pushing out the update on March 16 at 11:00 (UTC+0). To ensure a quick and smooth update, please be in a good network environment and have enough available storage on your device.
Update Rewards: Update between March 16–22 (UTC+0) to get 3,000 BP, 100 AG, and a Nocturnal Rhapsody Helmet (3d).
The 4th Anniversary Celebration themed gameplay is here! More gifts and more fun! Enjoy the Anniversary Celebration to the fullest!
How to enter: Mode Selection – Ranked Mode – Erangel Themed Map/Livik Themed Map.
Colorful Spawn Island
Players can use 4 different Colored Balls on Spawn Island to dye the 4 giant statues in their favorite color to trigger a special performance in the themed mode!
Jump into a vibrant aerial battleground and wear colored outfits. When players are hit by enemies, the head cover will grow larger and float in the sky. Players will return to the battle royale battlefield after they are eliminated. When players are hit by teammates, the head cover will shrink and return to the ground of the aerial battleground. The vibrant aerial battleground is only available in the first 5 minutes of matches, so check it out now!
Pick up a folding mountain bike on the map and open it in your Backpack to use it as a one-person vehicle. This bike doesn’t need to be refueled or recharged, barely creates any noise when it is used, cannot be destroyed, and can be placed in the Backpack at any time to move quickly later.
Large-scale resource camp
– Vibrant Plaza. Check out the Bicycle Exhibit and other special anniversary areas. There are extra supply crates waiting for you!
Small-scale resource camp
– Vibrant Camp. Check out memory exhibits voted on by players, and activate them to relive happy moments. Collect combat supplies and souvenirs.
New small-scale military-themed camps
– Vehicle Scanning: The Vehicle Radar has been added. Activate it to learn the location of nearby vehicles to easily find them.
– Anniversary-themed graffiti created by players appear on nearby buildings. Check them out with your teammates.
New Firearms Depot
– Firearms Depot: Search for Access Cards to open Firearms Depots on the second floor to get extra supplies.
Classic Mode Improvements
Every player has 1 chance to return to the battlefield. Find the Recall Tower to recall eliminated teammates.
– Locations of Supply Shops on the map have been adjusted and the amount of Supply Shops has increased so that players can more easily find them.
– The items being sold in Supply Shops have been updated. In Erangel, the AWM, GROZA, and Ghillie Suit have been removed, while the Flare Gun and more have been added. In Livik, the AWM and Ghillie Suit have been removed, while the AUG and more have been added.
– The cost of items in Supply Shops have been adjusted for better balance.
Updated the bridge that leads to the Military Base in Erangel, widened the width and updated the amount of cover, and added additional walkways to the sides of the bridge to allow for more strategic depth.
– Reduced the frequency of the countdown reminder in the Playzone to minimize interference.
– Added a feature that allows players to close the Backpack by tapping the rubbish bin icon in the lower right corner of the Backpack screen.
– Players can now adjust the viewing angle when holding the prone, crouch, and jump buttons.
– Improved the display effects of quick marks at the edge of the screen.
– Improved cancelling universal marks and the quick voice wheel.
– Supports default weapon switching for more convenient weapon switching in the water.
– Firearm attachments can now be replaced while reloading to help players improve their response efficiency.
– Improved the Climb feature. Players can now hold the Jump button when approaching cover to automatically climb over them, which also makes it easier to climb through windows.
– Improved players’ experience when jumping over or climbing through things to make the flow of action smoother.
– Added the Horizontal Swipe Acceleration switch to the Controls tab. When this is disabled, the panning speed of the viewing angle is fixed.
– Improved the display effects of ammo pickup configuration of AC firearms in Aftermath Mode.
– Improved players’ experience when uploading and searching for sensitivity loadouts.
Map Improvements: Aftermath
– Updated the appearance of ziplines and the animation when using them to make it smoother to use.
– Improved the color-changing effect on the crosshair of firearm sights.
– Improved the handling of shotguns, restoring the screenshake that sometimes triggers after firing.
Royale Arena: Assault
Available from April 7 at 2:00 (UTC+0). In Erangel and Livik, a random area will become a 4v4 combat zone. The first team to complete the elimination goal wins. Respawn next to teammates after you are defeated. Let’s fight together!
Supported maps: Erangel and Livik
How to enter: Mode Selection – Arena – Royale Arena: Assault
Cheer Park Upgrade
Cheer Park has been completely redesigned with a brand new look! Play now for more fun and excitement!
– New racing gameplay: Support for two-player racing and a variety of different vehicles to choose from.
– Moved the Shooting Range to an indoor environment. Each player will now have their own room when training in the Shooting Range and won’t be disturbed by other players.
– New hoverboard platforms and viewing platforms.
– Fine-tuned system mechanics: Players can now choose to intelligently reduce ambient noise, reduce the volume of other players’ gun sounds, improve the pathfinding mechanism, etc. Vehicles in the practice area will no longer be damaged, and they will return automatically if they have been driven out of the practice area.
– Added the Clan Announcements feature to make it easier for the Clan Leader/Co-leader to issue Clan Announcements.
– Added a Collect All feature for Clan Perks to make it more convenient for players to collect Clan Perks.
Metro Royale: Reunion
Availability: March 28 at 2:00–May 10 at 23:59 (UTC+0).
Balance Adjustments: Rebalanced the core aspects of bullet penetration and anti-penetration so that items with these properties can perform better in battle. Adjusted the properties of Armor Chips to further increase their defensive capabilities.
New weapon: FAMAS. This firearm can be purchased from the Black Market or obtained from the map.
This mode will be removed on March 15 23:59 (UTC+0).
Basic Security Content
Fog of War Anti-Cheat System
To more thoroughly combat wall hacks, the Fog of War Anti-Cheat System will be implemented in some Arena Maps and some Classic Modes and rolled out via dark launch.
– Added a feature that can be used to change the email address and mobile phone number. After an email address and mobile phone number have been used to complete the verification, players can change and link a new email address and mobile phone number.
– Increased the Merit penalty for hurting teammates, which increases with each occurrence.
– Players who have maintained full Merit for a long time will receive exclusive space gift rewards.
– Refined the display of promotional content on the home page.
– Improved the challenge missions of Investigators and how they gain EXP.
– Added a historical data display for Investigators.
Separation of Matchmaking Modes
– Expanded the scope of restrictions of the safety observation period: Users who are under safety observation cannot participate in sponsored tournaments.
New Cycle Season: CYCLE 2 SEASON 5:
March 22 at 2:00 (UTC+0)–May 18 at 23:59 (UTC+0)
– New set of Legendary rewards: C2S5 Glasses, C2S5 Set, C2S5 Parachute, C2S5 – MK14, C2S5 Mask, C2S5 Cover.
– CYCLE Memories: New 4th Anniversary-themed missions. Collect souvenirs to unlock commemorative titles and exclusive rewards.
– Added a new redemption shop: Updated redeemable rewards and adjusted the redemption limit to the season purchase limit.
– Improved the chance of triggering Challenger Point Protection to rank up faster!
– The Survival Rating calculation now factors in player recalls: The more players recalled in the game, the higher the Survival Rating.
– Adjusted the Ranked Classic Mode team ranges so that players in the following ranges can team up: Players in the following ranges can team up with each other: Bronze–Platinum, Gold–Diamond, Diamond–Crown, Crown–PUBG Conqueror.
New Royale Pass
Royale Pass Month 9: Cosmic Clash
March 22 at 2:00 (UTC+0)–April 19 at 23:59 (UTC+0)
– Get the Wukong Prime Set, Fluorescent Flash Set and themed PP-19 Bizon, Kar98K, and QBZ finishes!
– Improved the RP purchase screen to increase readability and improve the user experience.
– Get a free RP Voucher (60 UC) for next month’s Royale Pass, participate in the server wide Golden Chicken event, make up the difference in cost to upgrade to the Elite RP, participate in the bonus RP Point event and the group purchase event, and get more RP perks.
– Added a new release animation for rank 50 sets. Tap the preview button of the sets to see the animation.
Other Updates and Improvements
– Added new anniversary celebration gameplay achievements. Complete missions to get exclusive limited-time achievements.
– Adjusted the display of the MVP screen and friend screen in some modes.
– Added a feature to view the status of progress missions and collect rewards from the mission result panel in the new Progress Missions system.
– Added information about recently added point-scoring rules to the results screen.
– Improved the jump logic to make the jumping experience smoother.
– Improved the shadows of characters, as well as the quality of characters’ shadows in the lobby.
– Improved the backend touch processing to make Aftermath Livik play and control more smoothly on low-end devices.
– Improved the firearm firing process to make firing smoother in Aftermath.
– Fixed an issue that caused frame rate instability when using 90FPS high frame rate on some Qualcomm Snapdragon chip devices.
– Added Dolby Atmos support to Arena. Improved the accuracy of locating enemies based on firearm and footstep sounds and improved the audio quality.
– Improved vehicle finishes to give them separate settings. Each vehicle model can be equipped with up to 3 finishes so that players can use any of the equipped finishes when driving the corresponding vehicle in a match.
– Clearing Resources Improvements: When device storage is low, players will be guided to free up resources to clear space on the device. Sorted out the storage clean-up list to mark infrequently used resources.
– Fixed the issue of being unable to complete the mission for the achievement Threat From Above when dropping in on the designated location in Miramar.
– Fixed the issue where the camera would occasionally move up when getting eliminated.
– Fixed the issue where firearm sound effects would occasionally not play.
– Fixed the issue where hit effects would fail to display properly when spectating.
– Fixed the issue where the BP, EXP, and text would fail to display properly in the Career Results.
– Fixed the issue where the crosshair would sometimes move about on iPhone 13 Pro devices.
– Fixed the issue where the ASM Abakan would fail to display properly when resources haven’t been downloaded.
– Fixed the issue where resources would continue to show as not being downloaded after finishing downloading them.
PUBG Mobile 1.9.0 APK Download (No VPN Link)
Here, download PUBG MOBILE 1.9.0 APK and OBB files. You will find two versions of the PUBG Mobile APK. The first is the small or compact version intended for mobile devices only or Android smartphones. It comes in a compact size of 700 MB in size.
The other is a full 1GB APK download which is meant for every device like PC, tablets, and mobile. So if you intend to download PUBG for PC or Bluestacks, then go with the first one.
However, do note that once you install the APK, it will automatically start downloading the OBB files; which may take a total of 2GB of storage on Android.
Download instructions: While you can still download PUBG Mobile game safely from the Play Store listing directly from Google servers globally including North America, Europe, and the rest of Asia, the listing may not show for Indian users. You may need a VPN to download via direct link. So you can download the APK from below and OBB for offline downloads.
Download APK + OBB from Google Servers
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Note: For arm and x86 devices, see the different variants below. That’s it, install the PUBG Mobile APK. Download OBB file, extract the zip to get a folder called com.tencent.ig and place it under Android > OBB folder.
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