PUBG Mobile update 0.13.5 release today with Season 8 Royale Pass news

Tencent has shared new patch notes and further news regarding PUBG Mobile update 0.13.5 and Season 8.

It’s been confirmed that the new game update has begun its release but has yet to reach everyone.

Tencent has warned that while this process takes place, some gamers may not be able to play with others.

This will be due to one player having one version of the game and their friends having another.

The good news is that everyone should be up to speed and have access to PUBG update 0.13.5 by the end of today.

“A new update of PUBG MOBILE will be rolled out starting on July 16. Please make sure there is at least 181 MB of available storage capacity on your iOS devices and 158 MB on your Android devices,” a message from Tencent reads.

“Friends playing on different versions of the game cannot invite one another, so please update at your earliest convenience.

“Version Update Rewards Update the game between July 16 and July 22 to get Parachute Trail I and 1 888 BP.”

When it comes to downloading the new version of PUBG Mobile, Tencent has revealed that An iOS background download and update feature has been added.

While downloading a new patch, iOS players can now send the application to the background like Android users. Tencent has also released further news regarding the launch of Season 8 and the Royale Pass.

As mentioned above, the update process will need to be completed before this new content goes live, which could mean waiting until tomorrow, July 17.

The development team has confirmed that Season 8 is ocean-themed, meaning a lot of nautical outfits and skins coming our way.

“This summer, brave warriors of PUBG MOBILE are out at sea, broadening their horizon in the beautiful underwater world. They even discovered some long lost treasures in the ocean,” Tencent adds.

When it comes to new Seasonal features, players can now ask their friends for the elite pass or elite pass plus. It sounds like this new friends request feature makes it possible to buy others the Royale Pass, but it’s hard to ultimately workout from the patch notes shared so far.

Select items from season 2 and season 3 are being brought back during Season 8, with players able to get these rare items in rank rewards and redemption crates.

A new summer carnival event has also been announced for the Season 8 Royale Pass, no doubt attached to the Treasure chests hinted at by the support team.

Other events are also being planned for Season 8, including a collaboration with Alan Walker that involves players utilising an Alan Walker-themed outfit that resembles his mask and hoodie, while unlocking new musical content.

Patch notes for today’s PUBG Mobile update can be found below, including details regarding Season 8 changes on Android and iOS:


Season system upgrades

  • The Season interface has been redesigned to be more intuitive.
  • The Classic Mode Results Screen has been adjusted. Rating and Tier changes are now more visible on the screen.
  • Season 8 rewards have been adjusted. The entire Season 8 outfit is now available upon reaching Gold tier. Diamond tier will feature Season-exclusive weapon finishes.
  • Tier rewards have been adjusted. Reach Crown or above to get a special team-joining effect and name tags. Reach Ace or above to get a permanent season title.
  • Rewards will now be automatically sent to players at the end of the season.
  • At the beginning of each season, players will learn about more detailed changes from the previous season.
  • The ranking system’s algorithm has been tuned to slightly increase the weight of kill points, so kills will have a bigger impact on Tier.
  • Tier transfer rules have been revised. Starting from Season 8, Tiers below Gold are transferred as-is to the next season.
  • Tier Transfer messages has been polished. Rating reset information for all servers will be shown in one message, and tier transfer rules will be explained on the website (link will be included in the message).
  • Tier promotion reminder has been adjusted. Division promotions within a tier will not be shown in the lobby. Tier promotions will get a more extravagant reminder.
  • Tier icon visuals have been improved.

Royale Pass: New ocean-themed outfits and items await players in the Season 8 Royale Pass!

  • New friends request feature: on the Elite Pass purchase page, players can ask their friends for the Elite Pass or Elite Pass Plus.
  • To celebrate the first anniversary of the Royale Pass, some items from Season 2 and Season 3 are coming back. Players can get these rare items in Rank Rewards and Redemption Crates.
  • Display effects on the Rewards screen, Mission screen, EZ Mission License screen, and Ranking screen have been adjusted.

Bug Fixes

  • 1. Fixed issue of reward notifications not appearing when there are Daily Missions in the reward for RP Missions.
  • 2. Fixed issue of Crate Names described in EZ Mission License Perks 3 not matching the actual crate.
  • 3. Fixed issue of players being erroneously ranked with incorrect ratings and tiers during the season change.
  • 4. Fixed issue of players unable to move the avatars of their teammates in Team Deathmatch Mode.


  • 1. Items have been added to BP Shop for Prime subscribers, including Season 8 passes, mission cards and more.
  • 2. The UC Purchase Bonus screen has been updated. Rewards have also been updated.
  • 3. Title visual effects have been improved.
  • 4. Select mythic outfits are now shown with weapons drawn.
  • 5. Unified the Crate names and fine-tuned the visual effect of the navigation bar on the right side.
  • 6. Bonus Challenge results are now calculated in real-time. The Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States regions will be start soon.

Content changes

  • The PP-19 is a 9mm submachine gun with a detachable oversized magazine of 53 rounds, but it does not support magazine upgrades, so the capacity cannot be increased through attachments.
  • TPP-Team Deathmatch added to Room Mode.
  • iOS background download and update feature has been added. While downloading a new patch, iOS players can now send the app to the background (iOS shop will not be updated to reflect this).
  • New Rating Protection Cards, including Rating Protection Card (Duration) and Rating Protection Card (Uses), will take effect when ratings change. No rating will be deducted while the Card is active. Only applies to Crown tier or below.
  • The High Frame Rate option has been added to HDR mode for some high-end devices. Enable it for even better graphics at the cost of battery life. It can be configured in Settings – Graphics

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