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Game Modes/Custom is a game mode in BATTLEGROUNDS.


What are custom games?

Custom games are dedicated servers that players can randomly start up at given time. Partners whatever BR match they want to create ranging from a BR Zombie match or any custom preset they want ranging from snipers only to melee only. They have the ability to control every setting in a match ranging from when air drops come, how fast the circles are, if to enable/disable Red zones and more.

As of PC 1.0 Update #18 [1], PUBG Corp gave the ability, not just Partners now, the ability to create a custom lobby.

  • Custom games range from; Normal mode, Zombies mode, War mode and eSports mode.
    • Normal mode: Classic battle royale rules—be the last person (or team) standing.
    • Zombie mode: Play as either humans or zombies. Only one faction can win.
    • War mode: Team deathmatch with respawns. The team with the most points (kills and knocks) wins.
    • eSports mode: PGI 2018 eSports rule will be applied.

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What can you edit when creating a custom lobby?

After creating a lobby, the settings can be adjusted using the options in the BASIC, RULES, and SPAWNS menus.

  • Settings
    • BASIC: Set session name, game mode, password, server region, map, weather, etc.
    • RULES: Set number of players, team size, gameplay, Blue Zone settings.
    • SPAWN: Set the types of weapons available and spawn rates.

Things to keep in mind when creating custom matches:

  • The number of total created custom games at once are limited.
  • At least 10 players are required to start the match.
  • You can keep the game in a waiting room for up to two hours.
  • Custom game spectating feature has been disabled temporarily.
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