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PUBG Mobile reduces game’s file size on Google Play Store to 610 MB

The Lightweight Installation Function (Image via PUBG Mobile / Twitter)
The Lightweight Installation Function (Image via PUBG Mobile / Twitter)
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Modified 16 Nov 2020, 09:16 IST
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Over time, battle royale games have become quite prevalent on the mobile platform. Titles like PUBG Mobile have amassed a massive active player base. Its rise in popularity can also be credited to the regular updates that the developers bring in.

Around a week back, the 1.1 update made its way into PUBG Mobile, bringing several unique features and aspects like the Metro Royale mode. The Lightweight Installation Function was also added, reducing the game’s size.

Also read: PUBG Mobile office in India likely to operate from New Delhi


PUBG Mobile’s file size on Google Play Store reduced

As mentioned, the Lightweight Installation Function arrived in the 1.1 update and has led to the reduction of the game’s file size to 610 MB on the Google Play Store.

The‘ Download’ tab in the in-game settings
The ‘Download’ tab in the in-game settings

The ‘Download’ tab has been added to the settings of PUBG Mobile, where players can download/delete resource packs. This feature has undoubtedly enabled the users to manage and minimize the storage size of PUBG Mobile.

Moreover, they are provided with some rewards for downloading specific packs.

The developers have prepared two different sets of packs that players can download upon starting the game:

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Low-spec resource pack (329.9 MB):

“Apply the low-spec version of all graphic resources. Resources are downloaded quickly, and the game runs more smoothly.”

HD Resource Pack (583.2MB):

“Apply the HD version of all graphic resources. Superior performance and effects, providing the best experience.”

Players now only need to download the desired resource packs in PUBG Mobile. To begin with, they will only have the Erangel map downloaded in-game and will be provided with an option to download the others.

The developers have also introduced a smart delete feature that will recommend the users to delete unused resources. Gamers can check out the video below, by PUBG Mobile, to get a detailed look at the Lightweight Installation Function:


Also read: Unverified PUBG Mobile Indian version page on TapTap store receives over 210,000 pre-registrations, authenticity yet to be confirmed

Published 16 Nov 2020, 09:16 IST
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