Battlegrounds Mobile India update 1.7 now available: brings Mirror World theme, new gameplay features, and more

BGMI V1.7 update is rolling out and here's everything it brings.

Highlights
  • BGMI update version 1.7 is now rolling for both Android and iOS.
  • The update brings the new League of Legends Netflix series, Arcane, that brings the new Mirror World Theme mode and all-new gameplay mechanics.
  • Krafton has also confirmed a collaboration with global footballing giant, Liverpool FC.

Krafton has rolled out BGMI (Battlegrounds Mobile India) update version 1.7 to both Google Play Store and iOS App Store. The update brings the new League of Legends Netflix series, Arcane, which brings the new Mirror World Theme mode and all-new gameplay mechanics. The Mirror Wold Theme is available in Erangel, Livik, and Sanhok starting today. The Mirror Island appears in the sky after some time passes after entering the maps. Players can enter the mode by using the Wind Wall on the ground. The BGMI gets new gameplay features such as piggybacking and grenade indicators. The former will allow the players to pick up a downed teammate or enemy.

Krafton has also confirmed a collaboration with global footballing giant, Liverpool FC. A hot of events featuring The Reds in the Event sections as You’ll Never Walk Alone, with rewards such as the Liverpool FC parachute, the Liverpool FC backpack and even the much-coveted Liverpool FC jersey. This will be rolled out on November 20th.

BGMI V1.7

Battlegrounds Mobile India update version 1.7

The BGMI v1.7 update brings the new Mirror World Theme mode, which when entering, the player’s character will transform into one of the four legends—Jinx, Vi, Jayce and Caitlyn—of League of Legends and Arcane. The player can kill a monster on the Mirror Island with the Arcade character’s weapons and skills. Players can get Hextech Crystals” as a reward if they kill a monster and that can be used to exchange the shards with various battle items. Once the character dies or playtime on the Mirror Island ends, they can return to the normal battlegrounds.

Krafton says there are a lot of surprises scheduled to roll out later this month, such as the Classic Mode will bring new piggyback features and weapon-related changes to the game. The piggyback feature will allow the players to pick up a downed teammate or enemy and while carrying, the player’s movement is slowed, and one cannot use items or ride a vehicle. The carried player’s HP decreases during the carry. There’s a new grenade indicator, which shows the exact location of the grenade by the indicator. The updated weapon balance will affect SLR, SKS, mini14, VSS, and DP28.

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The V1.7 update also introduces various events, including Mirror World events where players can get Arcane characters, Arcane emotes, and items and more till the holiday season. The Recall event is where you play with 8 friends you get Recall tokens, which can be exchanged for rewards such as the SCAR-L Malachite permanent item. The Royale Pass month 5 rolls out at 360UC starting today, on the theme of the mysterious Mirror Realm.

Krafton says the update also brings certain improvements after collecting feedback from the game enthusiasts, to allow for greater finesse, control and strategy during the game. it aims to offer features like diverse maps with different terrains on a virtual setting, free-to-play, multiplayer experience options. Lastly, Krafton teased the fan favourite modes including Vikendi map, Metro Royale, Survive Til Dawn and more modes will be brought back sequentially.

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