Escape from Tarkov is a first-person shooter video game that can only be played in multiplayer mode and on the Windows platform. It was developed and published by Battlestate Games. The first release of the video game, which was a closed alpha test, was made available to specific users in August, 2016. The second release, which has since been in operation, is a closed beta; it became available in July 2017.
What Does Escape from Tarkov Entail?
The game is set in the middle of a war between two private military companies – United Security (USEC) and BEAR – in the fictional Norvinsk region of Northwest Russia. The gameplay involves players joining matches where they fight other players in order to gain their loots, with the aim of surviving and escaping. Whenever a player dies, he or she loses all the items he used and found during the game.
What is Escape from Tarkov Customs Map?
Participating in raids is an important part of Escape from Tarkov. However, if you want to be dominant in these raids, you need to have an excellent knowledge of the maps in the game. This is because its realistic nature provides little to no space to think about where you are, where things are, or even be confused of any little detail.
The Escape fom Tarkov Customs map is a simple, moderate-sized map that was designed with beginners in mind. It encourages aggressive play and provides an avenue through which players can learn and improve loadout.
Escape from Tarkov Customs Map Basics
The Escape from Tarkov Customs map has three primary segments, with each segment having limited opportunities to cross to any of the other segments. The following are the three primary areas of the customs map.
- The west or left area, which consists of bridges, rivers, and storage containers. This segment is distinguishable by storage sheds or a red warehouse.
- The central area, which you can identify by the presence of woods, dorms, and construction yards.
- The east or right area, which consists of large boilers (or silos), gas stations, and a shipping yard. This segment can is identifiable by the presence of gas stations or a shipping yard.
It is worthy of note that most spawn points would launch you in any of the aforementioned segments. Hence, ensure you take a minute to analyze your surrounding and determine your location as soon as you spawn.
Factions in Customs Map
For you to play in Escape from Tarkov Customs map, you will need to rely heavily on either of the two factions – USEC and BEAR. While USEC focuses on AR systems, long-shots, and weapon upgrades, and communicates in English, BEAR specializes in assaults and AK products and communicates in Russian.
Escape from Tarkov Customs Map Chokepoints
The Customs map features a small number of chokepoints, which are areas where every player has to cross within intervals throughout the game. Chokepoints are dangerous areas that require players to think through their movements before they attempt to cross it. They are, however, a great vantage point for long-range target practice. The major chokepoints on this map are the bridges.
Extraction Points in Escape from Tarkov Customs Map
Escape from Tarkov Customs map requires you to travel to the other side from where you spawn. For instance, if you spawn on the eastern segment, your extraction points will be located on the western end. Extraction points, also known as exit points, refer to the points where you can leave with your acquired loot. These points are not stable as they rotate on a random basis, hence, to confirm accessible extraction points at any point in time, double click the “O” button.
Note that any point with a question mark requires extra action such as paying something, locating a key, etc.
The following are some of the extraction points available on Escape from Tarkov Customs map:
- Administration Gate
- Factory Shacks
- Smuggler’s Boat
- Trailer Park
- Crossroads & Trailer Park
- Dorms V-Ex
- Old Road Gate
- Railroad to Tarkov
- Scavs Checkpoint
- Factory Far Corner
Majority of the exit points in this map have their requirements, however, extraction points like Administration Gate, Crossroads & Trailer Park, and Factory Far Corner are always open.