The Event Pass will go live tomorrow along with release of Sanhok.
The new PUBG map is finally done with testing. Sanhok is all slated for a full release tomorrow on the main PUBG servers. Along with the new map will also come a new feature called the Event Pass system.
PUBG corp. announced the Event Pass via a lengthy Steam blog. They said that they wanted “to allow you to unlock content in meaningful ways”. That is how they came up with the current crate and key system. But the devs were not satisfied with this system, since they “had to regulate the supply of items, making high tier items very rare and “even though you’ve invested more money into the system, it can be pretty difficult to get the items you want.”
They finally came up with the Event Pass system while designing Sanhok.
“Just like the crate and key system, you’ll be able to get rewards in the Event Pass system regardless of whether you made a purchase. If you haven’t paid for the pass, you can temporarily unlock many of the items (and earn one special item permanently). However, you can also permanently unlock a ton of exclusive reward items by paying to unlock the pass and completing certain missions to “level up” your pass. If you’re hesitant about buying the Pass, but want to play the missions, you’re free to do that. And your mission progress is always tracked, so you can buy the Event Pass late in the event and still get all the rewards you’ve earned.”
The first Event Pass will be coinciding with the release of Sanhok, and will last four weeks. “This first Event Pass is all about celebrating the launch of Sanhok, so it includes an item set that fits the map Sanhok thematically.” This event pass will have daily missions, weekly missions, and Sanhok-specific missions. All of the rewards earned by completing the missions will be non-tradeable and non-marketable.
PUBG is on sale at Steam right now, and costs Rs 669. So get your hands on it while you can.