PUBG Xbox One Patch Offers a New Control Scheme

PUBG Xbox One Patch Offers a New Control Scheme

The team makes a change to aiming, calls the pistol a melee weapon, and optimizes some server issues.

Before the weekend, the developers behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) pushed a quick game update, alongside a planned quick fix. The update notably added a brand-new control scheme, something players have wanted since the game launched.

There's a new controller preset in the options menu. When using this preset, holding down LT allows you to aim down sights, and holding LB allows players to use third-person perspective aim. Pistols have been removed from the Y button weapon rotation and have been switched over to the melee weapon rotation. Players can also equip pistols by pressing Up on the directional pad.

As part of the ongoing optimization, there have been improvements to combat "rubber banding" and better server performance while parachuting.

Here are the full patch notes:

Gameplay

  • Pistols have been removed from Y button's weapon rotation and grouped with the melee weapon.
  • Players can now equip pistols by pressing 'up' on the D pad.

Optimization

  • Continued improvements related to player “rubber banding”.
  • Enhanced server performance while parachuting.

Option

  • Added a new controller preset to options menu.
  • ° Type B (new preset) now supports:
  • • Holding LT to aim down sight.
  • • Holding LB to use 3rd person perspective aim sight.
  • Controller guide has been updated to include the new controller preset.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players repositioned out of the battleground after certain actions and remained invulnerable until the end of the match.
  • Additional memory and non-memory related crash fixes.
  • Fixed the inability to join duo/squad through invites outside of game.

Known issues to be addressed next patch:

  • Dropping objects causes the player to switch weapons.
  • User is unable to switch grenade types when tapping right on the D-Pad.

Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

Related articles

Phil Spencer Still Thinks We're Going to See "More Console Hardware Down the Road"

The future Xbox is planning for is not one where the Series X leads straight to the cloud.

A New Pokemon Sword and Shield Presentation Airs Tomorrow Morning

We'll probably hear some more about the upcoming Crown Tundra.

New Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Footage Shows Off Runes, Impa, and More

We know how this story ends, but it looks like it'll be quite the journey regardless.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon's PS5 Version Arrives Next March

Ichiban's journey will take a little longer to hit next-gen PlayStations.

You may also like

Axe of the Blood God: Why RPG Fans Should Check Out Hades

Analyzing Supergiant's excellent roguelite from a role-playing perspective.

Did You Manage to Pre-Order a Next-Gen Console?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Between PS5, Xbox Series X and S, and Nvidia's 3080 and 3090 graphics cards, it's been a busy couple weeks for next-gen preorders.

Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster Reportedly Set for Next Year, Without Multiplayer

The Legendary Edition will reportedly have all the DLC and no MP.

Left 4 Dead 2 Is Free-to-Play This Weekend in Honor of Its Big Community Update

Hoist a pitchfork, grab some pills, and go to town on those zombies.