PUBG Xbox Patch Improves Game Performance, Fixes Bugs

PUBG Xbox Patch Improves Game Performance, Fixes Bugs

All the better to pump your quarry full of lead, my dear.

In the mood for some chicken, Xbox owners? PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is serving up a hot plate of patches and bug fixes. It's exciting and nutritious.

The patch notes are available on the official PUBG forums. Here's what's been addressed (via community manager "PUBG_FWG"):

Gameplay improvements

  • Increased damage to the vehicle body, and significant damage to the wheels when targeted with gunfire
  • Increased vehicle damage when successfully targeted with a grenade
  • Both driver and passenger will suffer increased injuries from crashing into objects or other vehicles (Dacia, UAZ, and Buggy)
  • Slight reduction to player damage when being struck by a vehicle [Good news, Kat! – Nadia]
We still don't recommend making out with moving cars, though.

Optimization improvements

  • Continued optimization to controller input lag
  • Visual quality of the reticle is improved for Xbox One (Red Dot, Holographic, and 2x Sight)

Bug fixes

  • Resolved issue where inventory may highlight the wrong column when looting
  • The sensitivity setting for 4x Scope is now also applied to the permanent scope on the VSS
  • Auto-run (double-clicking the left stick) is disabled when aiming down sights
  • Players can now use the D-Pad while in the map view without switching melee, pistol, or throwing weapons
  • Removing the marker from the map when pressing (Y) will no longer switch primary/secondary weapons
  • Fixed issue where the crosshair is not correctly displayed after players reconnect to a game session

PUBG is also available on PC. May the odds be ever in your favor, and all that.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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