Free Fire OB26 Patch Notes | Clash Squad Season 5, Batou Island, Personal UAV, War Chest

Garena is all set to launch the next Free Fire OB26 update and we have the complete patch notes here. The upcoming OB26 update is going to bring several new features and balance changes to the game, which includes a new Training Island area with mini-games, Clash Squad Season 5 and updates to Battle Royale.

The current Free Fire OB25 has been a big success for Garena, so right on the heels, they are bringing the next big patch soon for the players. Free Fire OB26 update is scheduled to release on February 4, 2021.

Free Fire OB26 Patch Notes

Free Fire OB26 Patch Notes

Here are the official patch notes for the Free Fire OB26 update that is expected to release early next week. The following notes might be slightly unclear because they have been translated from the Vietnamese language to English. Patch notes for the global Garena Free Fire will be released in a day or two.

Clash Squad

  • The new season will begin on February 5.
  • The players will receive Gold MP5 for reaching Gold III or above.

Exclusive Store:

“In Season 5, we will be introducing a new store system where players can use them on different maps.”

New item – Mystery chest


Battle Royale mode

Vending Machine update: The items and prices will be updated for normal and ranked mode.

New item – Personal UAV

  • A personal UAV is a limited item that players can use to know whether there are enemies around them. It will be included in the vending machine.

New item – War chest

  • Can be used in normal and ranked mode.

New Mode – Revival Base

  • Activating a spawn base will revive your teammates.

New item – Revive card

  • A revive card can be purchased from the vending machine.

Training Island

New area:

“In this update, we will move Training Island to an island with a brand-new name: Batou Island.”

New Minigames including the Gloo wall training

Upgrade training island shop


Weapons and balance

New weapon – Mag-7

It can be used in both battle royale and clash squad mode.

Vector

Reduce damage:

  • Minimum damage: -1
  • Akimbo maximum range: -4

M1014

Increases damage, range, and firing speed:

  • Minimum damage: +3
  • Minimum range: +2
  • Rate of fire: Reduced from 0.4 to 0.38

M1887

Reduced damage and range:

  • Minimum damage: -1
  • Maximum range: -1

Parafal

Reduced damage and range:

  • Recoil: reduced from 0.28 to 0.25
  • Maximum range: reduced from 34 to 29

Woodpecker

Reduced range:

  • Range: 0.39 increased to 0.42
  • Remove magazine attachment

SVD

Reduced damage and range:

  • Bullet speed: increased from 0.48 to 0.53
  • Attack damage 50% -> 40%

Groza

Spawn rate increased:

  • Ammo rate: 0.18 to 0.168
  • Minimum damage: +3
  • Recoil: 0.2 increased to 0.23

Knife

The patch notes on the knife read:

“Are you ready to throw the knife?”


Community mode upgrade

“We are making major changes in this update. After the update, you will have many ways to find new friends and teammates in the squad lobby. Thereby you can set up the team that best suits your playing style”.

  • New profile and name badges
  • Optimized rankings
  • System to connect with friends

Optimization

  • Support login with Twitter
  • Any vehicle can honk the horn.
  • K’s skill animation optimized.
  • Add sound effects to headshots.
  • The scorecard for death mode will now also display your teammates’ stats.
  • Location markers in the game will be displayed during the parachute.
  • Improved FPS

This is everything we have for the upcoming Free Fire game. What do you think of this OB26 update? Not just the new Battle Royale features, we are also excited about the new Clash Squad Season 5. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

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