Updates have been critical to the growth of Free Fire MAX as they add a lot of new content to the game. The battle royale title’s upcoming OB36 update is expected to arrive very soon and has generated a lot of excitement within the community.
As with previous updates, there will be a maintenance period to ensure a smooth transition to the new version. During this period, players will not be able to access the game’s servers. If they try to access them, they will encounter an error message on their screens, stating:
“Server will be ready soon.”
Expected maintenance schedule of the Free Fire MAX OB36 update
Free Fire MAX’s maintenance period for the Indian server typically begins in the morning, somewhere between 9 am and 9:30 am IST. It runs for several hours and extends until 5 pm or 5:30 pm IST. Hence, the maintenance period of the OB36 update is expected to run between 9 am to 5 pm on 21 September 2022.
These timings have been estimated based on past releases. But the official maintenance schedule will be released one day before the update goes live.
Fans can follow the game’s social media channels for any developments regarding the upcoming update and its maintenance schedule.
Release date of the Free Fire MAX OB36 update
According to Free Fire MAX’s in-game news section, the OB36 update will go live on 21 September 2022. Through a new event, Garena will be giving out free rewards to players who download the update on their devices.
Confirmed features of the Free Fire MAX OB36 update
Listed below are some of the confirmed features coming to the game with the OB36 update (as seen in the official ‘Kelly Show S03E04’):
- Clash Squad mode on the new Nexterra map
- Upgradability of weapons in Clash Squad mode
- New weapon – Treatment Laser Gun
- New Grenade – Gloo Melter
- Weapon Adjustments (VSS, PARA FAL, and PLASMA)
- Ability to unlock permanent gun skins for free
- Changes to Battle Royale (Revival Points)
- Instant feedback report
- Special Team-Up Bonus
- Fere Craftland room
Apart from these additions, a lot of content from the Free Fire OB36. Advance Server is expected to make its way to the game with the new update. However, their introduction isn’t guaranteed. And developers may tweak them further before making them available in the battle royale title.