The Close Encounters Match Type was first released on May 25th, 2018, and is a limited time mode.
Emphasis on close quaters combat.
- Close quarters combat with Shotguns and Jetpacks!
- Shotguns are the only types of guns that can be found in this game.
- Jetpacks and Heavy Shotguns can be found in Chests and Supply Drops.
- The rest of the Shotgun types are spawned as Ground Loot.
- The storm moves in more quickly than normal mid to late game.
- Typical match length is about 15 minutes.
- Stats are enabled for this mode.
- Uncommon Pump Shotgun
- Rare Pump Shotgun
- Common Tactical Shotgun
- Uncommon Tactical Shotgun
- Rare Tactical Shotgun
- Epic Tactical Shotgun
- Epic Heavy Shotgun
- Legendary Heavy Shotgun
- Try hiding behind a door near a chest or some other loot and ambushing a player as he comes in to search.