With more than 20 million players in its first year of Early Access, the popular Battle Royale game PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is finally about to launch its 1.0 update.

The update was announced for 20th December, however looks to be the 21st December for most players, with a countdown launch banner appearing on Steams front page

According to the countdown, the update is set to launch 21st December 8AM UTC.

With the launch of 1.0, the leaderboards were reset today 20th December 2AM UTC  – with the new season to be announced shortly.

Version 1.0 will introduce new features which players have been enjoying in the Test Server. This includes climbing and vaulting mechanics, which are a big change to the game where buildings and walls are involved. The rotation of the original Erangal map, and the newly introduced Miramar map. New weapons for the Miramara map, such as the Winchest 94, a tweaked User Interface (UI), Replay system, and a range of bug fixes.

A full list of the latest 1.0 fixes can be found here: https://steamcommunity.com/games/578080/announcements/detail/3066253941346037760