#GamingBytes: Top 5 tips to win PUBG squad games
PUBG is famous for delivering one of the most electrifying and realistic 'Battle Royale' experiences. However, as players must have already realized the game is widely different depending on if you play a solo, duo or squad mode. A solo mode is much more navigable than a squad match where there are many more factors to consider. Read 5 tips to win squad games.
What about #squadgoals on PUBG?
There's nothing better than playing a squad game with known friends. Communication and coordination are easy and they are much more likely to revive you than save their own skins. However, if you are auto-matching, then make sure to communicate with your squad. Also, try to match with players from the same country so language doesn't become a barrier. Find mates with complimentary game-styles.
What are some complimentary playing styles?
A perfect complimentary playing style would be snipers and rushers. Two squad-mates could take vantage points and keep watch while two could flank and rush enemy squads. Bombers make great squad-mates with snipers or mid-range shooters as they help flush out enemies.
Know when to stick together, when to split up
It's best if the squad leader sends a follow request to all members and land together. It is dangerous to split up right at the start, as players are unarmed and if you come up against a squad alone in the starting moments, you will die. Once you land at a location, split up and go into different buildings so everyone gathers loot equally.
Sharing is caring
While players should move into different buildings to loot evenly, it is always good to support your squad-mates. If you find extra higher tier armor, ammo or guns that they might need, share it or mark the location so they can pick it up.
Strategize, survive, shoot
The trick in squad games is survival. Wait till squads kill each other off and pick off the survivors. Plan out your strategy before engaging in battle. A lot of squads rush to engage each other without a concrete plan or good loot. They end up dying. Smarter squads avoid conflict unless necessary and go guns blazing in the final moments of the game.
Greed gets you killed, look before looting
Speaking from experience, greed gets you killed here. Even if you kill an enemy, don't rush to loot them. Let a team-mate keep a lookout for other squad members before you grab your rightful prize. Often squad members are close behind a deceased player. It is easy to get killed by them while you're busy looting if no one is there to provide backup.
Be prepared to make hard choices
This is one of the toughest decisions in squad matches. If you come under heavy fire and a mate is knocked out, do you revive them or kill the shooters? Towards the start, the aim is always revival before engagement. However, in the final moments sacrifice the mate, kill the shooters and lead your squad to victory. Your mate will thank you for it!