PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Update Full Patch Notes

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting a second update this week. Bluehole, the games developer, have revealed what will feature in the update.

The full patch notes can be seen below.

Early Access Month 2 Update additions and changes:

Client Performance

  • Improved CPU usage for world level streaming
  • Improved rendering performance of fences
  • Improved rendering performance of grass
  • Improved rendering performance for weapons and attachments seen at distance
  • Improved rendering performance by modifying certain weapon and vehicle effects that were unnecessarily rendered at distance
  • Improved character animation performance
  • Improved effect performance
  • Improved the performance of teammate name plate, map and mini-map in teamplay

Content

  • Added VSS. A suppressed sniper rifle with permanent 4X scope & chambered for 9mm ammo. This new weapon can be found in care packages and as a very rare loot spawn
  • Added Motorbike

Gameplay

  • Reduced the moving speed of the two final play zones for better engagement during the endgame
  • Made a balance pass on certain weapons:
  • Vector
    • Reduced bullet damage slightly
    • Increased deviation gain per shot
  • Winchester/S686/S12K
    • Reduced pellet damage slightly
  • AKM
    • Increased bullet damage slightly
  • Fixed an issue where the players alive count would reduce when a player disconnected. Now the count will only go down upon the players death.

Action and Gunplay

  • Now players can put stock attachments on following weapons:
    • SKS : Sniper rifle cheek pad
    • Vector : Tactical stock (for M416)
  • Adjusted the color of the aiming point for the basic crossbow scope.
  • Added new scope rendering method (parallax free) allowing for greater aiming precision
  • Improved ADS view
  • Modified recoil for following weapons: AKM, SCAR, M16, M416
  • Fixed an issue allowing a player to zoom in with right click when waiting before throwing a grenade
  • Decreased the time to ADS when using the 2X scope

Vehicle

  • Added punctured wheel effect and sound
  • Added burnt markings to vehicles after being destroyed
  • Added the motorbike number plate image
  • When a vehicle explodes, the fences near the vehicle will now also be destroyed

World

  • Added new vegetation to the lobby

UI

  • Players can press “Delete” to remove their marker placed on the world map
  • Adjusted the transparency of mini-map grid and coordinates text to make the map more visible
  • Added a dotted line towards the next play zone on the mini-map
  • Modified the icon design of the First Aid Kit
  • Added Thai language in language options
  • Added new key bindings for hold breath, motorbike air control and switch to previous weapon

Sound

  • Improved the sound of Motorbike
  • Added sound for door destruction effect