Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) is getting a new update this month that will bring several new features, game modes, changes and more
While the official release date of the October update 1.6.5 is still a mystery, Krafton has dropped a video on the game’s official Instagram page revealing complete patch notes, new features and more.
As far as the new features are concerned, the October update will bring back some classic modes like Zombie mode, Runic Power, Infection mode and more. Apart from that the game will come with Payload 2.0.
BGMI October update: Expected release date
As mentioned, Krafton has not announced the official release date for the update yet. But, recent leaks and rumours suggest that it may arrive tomorrow (October 15).
BGMI October update: Changelog
Runic Power will be coming to the game with the 1.6.5 update. In this mode, players will be able to collect runic crystals with special abilities. There will be three types of crystals — Wind Rune, Flame Rune and Ice Rune.
The Wind Rune will further have two powers called Wind Shelter and Wind Boost. The Flame Rune has Magma Wheel and Scorching Ammo power. At last, the Ice Rune has Ice Wall and Freezing Ammo power.
Virus Infection mode
In this mode, players will be pitted against zombies. Zombies will attack players and try to infect them and players will have to defend themselves and kill zombies.
Another notable change that BGMI is getting as a part of the update is the update Payload mode. The new Payload mode now features futuristic weapons and vehicles. Apart from that players will also get Bomb Suit, UAV control terminal and more.