PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Dev Outlines Roadmap to “Fix PUBG”

Server performance issues, quality of life issues, anti-cheats, and much more to be addressed in next few months.

Posted By | On 08th, Aug. 2018 Under News


PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

Bluehole Studios and PUBG Corp have seen great success with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. That said, lingering issues, among other things, have caused the game’s reputation to take a sharp downturn since launch. To address these issues, the development team has announced the “Fix PUBG” campaign with a dedicated microsite and roadmap outlining the next few months.

Client optimization, server performance, anti-cheat features, matchmaking, and quality of life fixes are the main categories that will be tracked from now until October. Various specific details have also been provided on different fixes and more information will be coming as the campaign progresses.

In the meantime, a new patch is heading to live servers on PC to kickstart the campaign. Some of the fixes and improvements included in this patch are a graphics sharpening option, mute options for individual teammates, colourblind and loot to stack splitting improvements, reduced vehicle sounds in first person perspective, FPS cap adjustments, and much more.

The developer further added, “Many of the improvements we’ll be making to the PC version will naturally be carried over to the Xbox version of the game as well. We’re committed to fixing problems for all our players.”

What are your thoughts on Bluehole’s commitment to “fixing” PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds? Let us know in the comments. In the meantime, check out the features that will be implemented in today’s patch:

  • Limb penetration will be implemented (if a player model’s hands or limbs are blocking a more vital area, bullets will now deal full damage for that area).
  • Graphics “sharpening” will be added as a separate toggle in the settings.
  • You’ll be able to mute individual teammates while in-game.
  • Quality-of-life improvements are coming to colourblind mode.
  • Quality-of-life improvements are also coming to loot stack splitting (more control).
  • Vehicle sounds will be reduced when driving in first-person perspective.
  • You’ll be able to adjust your FPS cap (including by setting it to “uncapped”).
  • You’ll also be able to set your in-game FPS cap and lobby FPS cap separately.

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