The second sneak peek is here! Along with Balance Changes and a new brawler Gene (watch the Brawl Talk!), there are going to be new maps, attack animations, brawler voices, brawler remodels, and so much more. Read on to see what we know is coming in the January 31st Brawl Stars update!
11 New Maps
There are 11 new maps and 11 old maps removed in the upcoming update!
2 New Maps
- Dune Drift
- and Stormy Plains (all Beta players should recognize this map)
5 Maps Removed
- Bandit Stash, G.G. Corral, Fancy Fencing, Cactus Corridor, and Bone Tunnel
4 New Maps
- Rolling Rumble,
- Twist and Shoot,
- Bridge Too Far,
- and Corner Case
6 Maps Removed
- Stone Fort, Deathcap Trap, Crystal Clearing, Shooting Star, Outlaw Camp, and Canal Grande
4 New Maps
- Dry Season,
- Layer Cake,
- and Bull Pen
1 New Map
- Pool Party
New Brawler Attack Animations
The following brawlers have new attack animations:
- Rico (name changed from Ricochet),
- and Frank
In addition, Nita’s bear, as well as Penny and Jessie’s turrets, have new placing animations!
New Brawler Voices
New voices have been added to 3 Brawlers:
- and Brock
These are all highly requested Brawlers from the community that needed a voice.
The following Brawlers/skins have been redone:
- SpikePinky Spike has also been remodeled and changed to Sakura Spike
RicoGold Medalist Rico has also been remodeled and changed to Loaded Rico; the price is said to be changed from 30 gems to 80 gems
New Map Theme
There are new town-themed maps coming in this update! According to Coach Cory’s video, only the new Heist and Bounty maps will be getting this theme. In addition, the map in Map Info seems to look slightly different.
New barrier: trees
New Darryl icon animation
New Rico and Barley icon
Exit button added in Friendly games
That’s it for sneak-peek #2! From Coach Cory’s video, the home-page UI does not seem to be changed except for the top right, where it displays, “Players online: 8”, but that may only be in the developer build. You can watch Coach Cory’s video here. Be sure to follow us so you don’t miss the next sneak peek and join our community Discord server! What do you guys think about these new maps and designs? Let us know, and as always, stay brawlin’!