PUBG's new winter map, Vikendi, will be on the test servers tonight

Vikendi, the snowy new map coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, was officially unveiled tonight at The Game Awards with a CGI trailer filled with bombs, bodies, blood, and a cute little birdie. 

The trailer doesn't tell us much about the map beyond the fact that it's deeply snowed in, but that rocket in the background looks interesting. Ominous, even. Fortunately for those of you who are curious, you can get a taste of what it's all about tonight: The Vikendi map is slated to go live on PC on December 19, but will hit the PC test servers tonight and may well be live by the time you read this. 

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.