PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS - Event: War Mode-Desert Knights Update: Ended early


[Update 5.5.2018] As the developers announced via Twitter, the event had to be canceled prematurely. The server problems that occurred were the result of an error in the event and were eliminated by emergency maintenance.

The weekly changing event mode for PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS brings us that War mode: Desert Knights back.

Ten 5-man teams compete against each other in war mode. The brave desert warriors fight naturally on the Miramar map. In war mode, the team wins, whichever one is first 200 points reached.



  • Players are divided into teams of five. Maximum of 50 players per game.
  • The safety zone is visible immediately after the aircraft has taken off.
  • The safety zone is relatively small, but slightly larger than in the earlier War Mode.
    • Kills give 3 points.
    • "Knocks" if the opponent goes down but is not dead, give 1 point.
    • Kills / knocks to teammates -5 points
  • If neither team reaches 200 points before the 15 minute limit, the team with the most points wins.
  • If you are killed, you reappear on the plane and can jump off again. The plane flies over the map every 40 seconds.


This time, all participants start with top level equipment that can normally only be found in care packages. Including a random weapon from the Care packages, level 3 armor, a level 3 helmet and two grenades.

Special rules:

  • The weather is permanently set to sunset
  • Bleeding damage is increased.
  • Resuscitating team members only takes 2 seconds.
  • You can invite 4 friends from your friends list to join your team.
  • Care packages are switched off.
  • Spectator mode after a kill is switched off
  • There is no red zone.

The PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS event runs from May 3rd to May 6th and ends around 4 a.m.

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