PUBG Xbox One Releases Patch Notes Update #8

New PUBG Xbox Update is finally out! Get ready to check it out now, which is approaching live servers on June 27. In this latest PUBG update, you will explore brand new features, awesome contents and lots of new things making PUBG gameplay much more interesting, such as Controller Preset Type C, Weapon Mastery, the brand new Auto Equip feature, rebalancing all loot on both maps: Erangel and Vikend, and so forth.

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  • PDT: June 26 10 PM – June 27 4 AM
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New feature: Weapon Mastery in PUBG Xbox

AWM in PUBG Xbox
AWM in PUBG Xbox
Charms in PUBG Xbox
Charms in PUBG Xbox
Medals in PUBG Xbox
Medals in PUBG Xbox
  • New Progression System
    • Weapon Mastery is regarded as a completely new progression system in which players must earn weapon XP depending on the weapon they are using in order to grow their levels.
    • It works always without being influenced by seasons.
    • Weapon Mastery provides players with up to 100 levels to gain per weapon.
    • When in the lobby, players are able to check and see their weapon use information, last match results and the acquired rewards up to now via the newly created Mastery tab.
  • Weapon Mastery Rewards
    • This PUBG update contains three kinds of Weapon Mastery rewards that can only be achieved via Mastery achievement.
    • Charms
      • Charms are known as wonderful accessories for players to use and attach to their weapons.
      • You are able to earn one new charm at every five levels of progression per weapon.
      • You can easily utilize charms with any weapon skins that you like.
        • You can attach or unlock the charms that were acquired in the rewards page. You will see all the charms that were equipped in the game.
  • Medals
    • Medals will focus on amazing accomplishments that players carry out using their weapons.
    • You are able to gain every medal a lot of times. With a counter, you can easily track the number of medals you have been obtained.
  • Tier Emblems
    • You are able to gain emblems corresponding to your level brackets gained per each weapon.
    • You can achieve up to 10 tiers.
  • How to achieve Weapon XP
    • You can totally achieve weapon XP when at least one of the following factors is met throughout a match
    • Damage
    • Headshots
    • Defeats
      • Defeats is a brand new call that is employed for tracking actions consisting of knockdowns, eliminating the last member of a team as well as eliminating solo players.
      • More extra weapon XP can be achieved depending on the distance of defeats.
    • When you gain Weapon XP, depending on how long you survived, the amount of XP you have received will grow.
    • Defeats adhere to the current judgment rules for DBNO/Kills utilized in the game at the moment.
    • Extra information:
      • Friendly fire/team damage is not counted by Weapon Mastery
      • All the downs created by road kills or environmental elements (blue zone, red zone, fall damage, or drowning) are not counted by Weapon Mastery.
      • Throwables or melee damage is not counter by Weapon Mastery either.
      • You can check and see the total defeats for every weapon on the Weapons tab under Mastery.
  • On every weapon, there is always a maximum limit, which can be gaining weapon XP.

Controller Preset: Type C

  • A new Controller preset – Type C is added toPUBG game.
    • You can alter preset settings in the menus labeled Configuration – Control – Controller Preset.
    • This new preset becomes more appropriate for the thumb, index finger, and middle finger control.
  • Unlike Preset A or B, Preset C is for the gamers who use leaning and combat strategies in a heavy way.
    • You will not find the Aim (over the shoulder) key in Preset C.
    • By using LB or RB key, you can perform the leaning.
      • Leaning was isolated from the analog sticks to dodge obstructing the aim or movement.
    • Already made a change to the key to equip sidearm, and now you must double tap key Y to change faster in dynamic matches.
  • Make sure you check out and read the in-game PUBG Controller Guide to learn all about other changes.
  • According to the PUBG Development team:
    • Controller Preset C is made to create a battle focused preset, therefore, players will not experience many troubles in moving, leaning, aiming, or shooting throughout the fight by making all of them separate.
    • Preset C excluded the less commonly used key (AIM down the shoulder) and attempted to elude the loss in response time of ADS or the interruption to the fight.
    • More customization options will be attached to all presets (A, B, and C), enabling several key settings to be attached or changed. Make sure you send your feedback on this to the development team as soon as possible.

Auto Equip Attachments in PUBG Xbox

All Options For Auto Equipment Attachments In PUBG Xbox One
All Options For Auto Equipment Attachments In PUBG Xbox One
  • Auto Equipment Attachments options were attached to Configuration – Gameplay.
    • There are 3 options available, including Auto Equip Attachments, Auto Equip Scope, and Auto Replace Attachments
    • Auto Equip Attachments
      • An attachment will be attached to an active weapon once collecting in an automatic way if it is able to be equipped.
      • In case it is not able to be equipped, the attachment will be attached to the next accessible weapon ((Primary 1 -> Primary 2 -> Sidearm order)
      • But in case there are no weapons that can equip the collected attachment, then it will enter the inventory.
        • If the inventory has no free space, the attachments will not be able to be picked up.
  • Auto Equip Scope
    • Scope type attachments are provided with three various settings to decrease unanticipated situations throughout combat.
    • Setting – Off
      • Scope type attachments will not equip in an automatic way, instead, they will directly move into the inventory.
      • If the inventory is full, the attachments cannot be collected.
  • Setting – Sight Only
    • There are only some sight type attachments that will be attached automatically, including Red Dot, Hologram Sight, and Canted Sight.
    • Make sure the space in the inventory is still enough for these attachments, or else they cannot be collected.
  • Setting – All
    • All scopes will be attached automatically.
    • If the space in the inventory is full, you will not be able to collect the attachments.
  • Setting – Auto Replace Attachments
    • When you substitute the weapon that is being held onto a discrepant weapon by pressing key X, the compatible attachments will be attached onto a new weapon automatically.
    • For the ones that are not compatible, they will move into the inventory.
      • And make sure that your inventory still has enough free space for those attachments, otherwise, they will be excluded.

PUBG Gameplay Update

All Maps In PUBG
All Maps In PUBG
  • Rotating the Featured map from Sanhok to Erangel in PUBG Xbox One

Erangel 2nd Loot Rebalance

  • Increased the total number of items appeared in Erangel map by roughly 28%.
  • Increased the general number of items appeared, particularly the spawn rates of the items that have higher priority.
    • The spawn rate of AR has been grown by roughly 64%.
    • The spawn rate of DMR has been grown by roughly 114%.
    • The spawn rate of SR has been grown by roughly 177%.
    • The spawn rates of equipment and armor have been grown a bit, particularly level 2.
    • The spawn rates of healing items have been somewhat grown.

Open/Close Doors Animation Improvement

  • The algorithm was upgraded to learn when vehicles are clogging up doors, which stops them from opening or closing.

Mission List

  • While in the beginning area or in the plane, you are not able to check your mission list using LB anymore.
  • The mission list can still be checked from the System Menu.

New Parachute Gauge

Using Two Gauges For Your Parachuting In PUBG Xbox One
Using Two Gauges For Your Parachuting In PUBG Xbox One
  • Already made an improvement to the parachute UI with more visibility, and it’s finally separated into two gauges, one is for the existing speed, and the other one is for a more detailed altitude reading.
  • Upgraded teammate status UI
    • There is now an icon that lets you see when teammates are faking a free fall from the plane.
    • The status icons of teammates throughout the parachuting stage will be now displayed at the bottom left of the screen, alongside the other teammate UI, even though it was displayed on the map before.

Tactical Map Marker

6 Different Marker Types For Tactical Map Markers In PUBG Xbox One
6 Different Marker Types For Tactical Map Markers In PUBG Xbox One
  • New Tactical Map Markers were attached to PUBG Xbox with 6 various marker types for varied circumstances, including Attack, Danger, Defend, Loot, Regroup, Vehicle.
    • If you want to use the markers, just open the world map, hold the R-STICK carefully. By doing so, the Tactical Map Marker will appear, and you then you will transfer to the icon that you want, after that, just click R-STICK.
      • If you click R-STICK without choosing any marker type, a standard marker will be placed.
    • Every player is able to position only one Tactical Map Marker or Stander Marker at a time.
    • You will see the Tactical Map Markers on the world map, mini-map and compass in a similar way to the current map markers.

Throwables Crosshair Improvement

The Newly Upgraded Crosshair In PUBG Xbox One
The Newly Upgraded Crosshair In PUBG Xbox One
  • The new crosshair was added to PUBG. With this new one, players that are using throwables will easily detect the use of overarm or underarm throwing stance.

Vikendi 2nd Loot Rebalance

Thanks to this PUBG Xbox update, the Vikendi map became more balanced sniper heaven with developed long guns as well as the introduction of the MK47 Mutant for an additional burst of shooting power. Now, you will find it much easier to survive all those snipers using a better cover.

  • Blue zone adjustments
  • For supporting more gameplay experiences around the Vikendi map, the first safe zone will be positioned in more different areas and the waiting time between certain blue zone stages has been lowered down.
    • The phase 1 safe zone now appears in more different areas.
    • The waiting period of time between early and late blue zone phases has been cut down a bit.
    • The general match duration was decreased by 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  • Vehicle spawn rate adjustment
    • The vehicle spawn rate has been modified to make the new blue zone settings much easier.
      • Developed four-wheel drive vehicle spawn ratio relating to Snowmobiles and Snowbikes.
  • Item spawn rate adjustment
  • The weapon spawn rates also have been just modified to make medium and long-range battles much easier. Also, there were some adjustments for the available attachments in order to bring players more selections.
    • Modifications to item spawns on Vikendi:
      • Developed the AR spawns by 1.4x
      • Developed DMR spawns by 2x.
      • Developed SR spawns by 7x.
    • SMG, Shotgun, Pistol Crossbow and spawns have been lowered down a bit.
    • Slightly developed the attachment spawns.
    • Slightly developed high-powered scope spawns.
  • Cave balance adjustment
  • Because the Secret Cave doesn’t remain secret anymore, the loot within it has just been modified to keep it much more balanced and make it closer to other locations of Vikendi in order to upgrade the gameplay experience, while still providing players with good loot.
    • Care Packages will not appear in the cave anymore.
      • You will still spot and collect high quality non-crate loot in this location.
    • The variety of items appearing in the cave was grown
  • Item pool modifications
    • Attached MK47 Mutant, Half-grip, Thumbgrip and Laser Sight.
    • Excluded Win94 and R45.
  • Developed Moonlight weather condition percentage.

UI/UX

Map Cursor Improvement

  • The default speed of the map cursor was grown.
  • The speed of map cursor can be decreased by x0.5 for more correct pinging.

Team UI Overhaul

  • Teammates boost gauges are now accessible in the team UI visible while you play to upgrade team play.
The Boost Gauges For The Teammates In PUBG Xbox One
The Boost Gauges For The Teammates In PUBG Xbox One

Font Style Improvement

  • The front style of PUBG game was altered in order to make the capital letters I and L recognizable.

Flare Gun UI Improvement

The Flare Gun Crosshair Has Been Modified In PUBG Xbox One
The Flare Gun Crosshair Has Been Modified In PUBG Xbox One
  • Modified the Flare Gun crosshair to show as a circle when you aim at the right position to summon a Special Care Package or Armored UAZ effectively.
  • Modified the Flare Gun status UI displayed after summoning a Special Care Package or Armored UAZ.
    • Already excluded the green flashing light when the drop leaves the plane.
    • Before it, it would still be there until the drop had been landing on the ground for 30 seconds.

Minimap Enhancements

Minimap Has Been Strongly Upgraded In PUBG Xbox One
Minimap Has Been Strongly Upgraded In PUBG Xbox One
  • The icon and status of the teammates that are staying outside of your immediate minimap zone will now be displayed at the corner of the minimap. Thanks to this, you can easily spot the direction and status of your teammates.

Weapon Preview Enhancement

  • The weapon preview animation in the lobby was strongly upgraded.

UI upgrade to stop potential unjust benefit while watching

  • When you watch over your teammates but the houses with other map objects are not fully loaded, the extra UI will cover the screen now in order to stop seeing players that wouldn’t otherwise be spotted.
    • After the loading has been completed, the extra UI will be eliminated.

Spectator Screen Improvement

  • Now, you are able to report the spectating player by just simply using key Y even while on the spectator screen.
  • Instructions were attached to the Key Guide that you are able to exit the match by using key B.

Network Latency HUD

  • Attached a Network Information function that is able to show Ping, connection speed, packets, and packet loss.
  • Network Information helps you know all about Ping, packets, packet loss, and connection speed.
    Network Information Helps You Know All About Ping, Packets, Packet loss, And Connection Speed.
    • You can see this in the top left of the screen.
    • Feel free to alter the settings to On/Off at Settings > Gameplay > UI > Network debug statistics.

Performance

  • The performance was optimized to lower the loading time that leads you into matches
  • Enhanced the customization menu performance.

Sound

Sound Improvements

  • More sounds for item interactions were added to PUBG game.
    • Before that, when items were dropped, looted, attached and detached, some of them shared similar sound effects regardless of the features of every item. But now, with the added sounds, these items will become different.
  • Attached vehicle suspension sounds.
    • Players are now able to hear the sounds of moving vehicle’s suspension working.
    • Discrepant sounds will be played in various circumstances. When vehicles move on rough terrain or when they descend from a jump, they will create exclusive sounds.
    • The suspension sound volume is discrepant between TPP and FPP.

Bug Fixes

World

  • The problem with some barbed wire fences obstructing bullets was fixed.
  • The problem with players being unable to collect items positioned under damaged barbed wire fences was fixed.
  • The problem about items appeared in unreachable areas of Docks on Sanhok was fixed.
  • The problem about the player camera being able to traverse a specific wall at Paradise Resort on Sanhok while staying near it was fixed.
  • The problem about grenades being able to be thrown through the underside of the parasols at Paradise Resort on Sanhok was fixed.
  • The problem about stopping players from standing up after being prone under certain hut boardwalks on PUBG Sanhok map was fixed.
  • The problem about the lighting effects being able to alter suddenly on stone buildings with curved roofs on Sanhok was fixed.

General

  • The problem relating to the center screen DBNO and kill messages being postponed was fixed.
  • The problem about interaction UI still being shown in spectator screen when being killed throughout interaction UI activated was fixed.
  • The problem of certain maneuver being able to stop motorcycles from flipping was fixed.
  • The problem about the character keeping moving when system menu was opened while driving or freefalling was fixed.
  • The problem about discrepant UAZ model variants having varied maximum speeds was fixed.
  • The problem about a frag grenade ground burn mark textures overlapping the model of the player character was fixed.
  • The problem about one side of footsteps being output in some cases was fixed.
  • The problem about eliminating the hair of player when wearing caps was fixed.
  • The visual problem about punk knuckle gloves being attached was fixed.
  • The problem about the hair and face of character overlapping when a female character attaching specific hairstyles and caps was fixed.
  • The visual problem with shadows showing wrongly when swimming in FPP was fixed.
  • The problem in which players cannot resurrect their teammates if casting UI immobilizes at 0 while resurrecting was fixed.
  • The problem when utilizing a scope and the character stepping backward and the scope shaking was fixed.
  • Addressed some certain limb animations that were not playing while vaulting.
  • Addressed a problem that stopped the right crosshair from being shown after holstering a sidearm.
  • Solved a problem about Shirt (Plaid) icon not fitting the in-game asset.
  • Solved a problem that stopped footsteps from being heard while players were moving over mud or water while Harley Quinn Daddy’s Lil’ Monster Outfit was put on them.
  • Addressed a problem in which weapons could be unavailable to use after reconnecting to a game.
  • Solved a visual issue after reloading an M249 that could make the magazine float mid-air.
  • Addressed a problem that stopped vehicle missions from being finished with the Zima.
  • Fixed a problem in which players could suck massive and excessive damage or end up dying when descending at specific areas.
  • Solved a problem in which the screen would jiggle when ADS and leaning against a wall or a certain corner of objects.
  • Fixed a problem relating to the game mode changing when making a team occasionally.
  • Solved a problem in which some bullets being able to traverse a wall when shooting in specific conditions.
  • Solved a problem about a vehicle slipping more than planned while driving.
  • Solved a problem stopping healing items from being utilized when a weapon was being held and an emote was being performed.
  • Fixed a problem letting some unplanned weapon types to be utilized from the back seat of an Aquarail.
  • Fixed a problem in which an error message being output when trying to substitute a cooked throwable with a throwable in the inventory.
  • Players are not able to throw grenades through wire mesh anymore, especially wire fences.
  • Fixed a problem in which players would seem to be making moves in a falling motion occasionally.

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