Teams will battle for placements in weekly tournaments and rack up prize money as the overall tournament goes on. You can follow along all the action with our new livestream displays in-game as you play! Displays will be setup in various spots around Erangel and Miramar, showing live PGI action in your own games. There’s a new Pick’em Challenge available as well, giving you a chance to earn sweet PGI.S gear for predicting the winners.
PUBGEsports.com for more information.
PGI.S will be the first event live streamed directly onto these displays while in-game and in the lobby.
When the stream is offline, the screens will display PGI.S trailers.
PGI.S Lobby Update
A livestream display as been added and is displayed in the lobby. It functions the same as those now found across multiple Battlegrounds.
The starting plane is now flying PGI.S promo banners on Erangel, Miramar, Sanhok, Vikendi and Karakin
New Vehicle: Coupe RB
There’s a new roadrunner in town. Introducing the Coupe RB, a vintage sportscar with a blazing top speed of 150 km/h, making it second (on land) in speed only to the Motorbike. The Coupe RB won’t carry your whole squad, but it will get you to where you need to go fast. Try out the Coupe RB on Erangel, Miramar, and Sanhok!
Max speed: 150km/h
New Feature: Reputation System
Keeping in-game interactions healthy is important to us. We know passions can run high on the Battlegrounds, but toxic behavior is never justified. To help keep things more civil while you kill each other, we’re introducing a new Reputation System to PUBG. This system will assign you a Reputation Level from 0-5 depending on how you treat your fellow players. Your Reputation Level will be displayed in the Team Finder, giving players searching for a group an idea of what kind of teammate you’ll be. Your Reputation Level will naturally increase as you play games, as long as you are not exhibiting toxic or otherwise disruptive behavior. We hope this helps everyone have a better time on the Battlegrounds!
Reputation levels are indicative of perceived player behavior. Are you friendly, or are you toxic? Let’s hope the former.
Reputation level is affected by followings
Players reputation level will naturally increase with normal gameplay of Normal/Ranked Battleroyale matches.
Leaving a match repeatedly failing to return may lead to decrease of reputation level.
Being reported for the suspected use of cheats does not affect reputation level. With that said, reputation levels will be affected greatly after receiving actual bans.
We’re updating Ranked Mode penalties to allow for a certain amount of safe time if your team never fully formed. You can check out all the details around the system and how it works below.
Leaver penalties should be waived for players who leave within 5 minutes after the plane takes off if the player:
(1) chooses for matchmaking to find them teammates AND
(2) the plane takes off with an incomplete team (team of less than 4 players in Ranked squad mode), AND
(3) a member of the player’s premade team hasn’t left the match before the plane leaves.
If a player qualifies to have their leaver penalty waived, then the match is considered to be competitively invalid for that player. This means:
No stats are recorded on their Career page
No change is made to their RP
No matchmaking penalties are issued
Players will be granted any Pass XP and BP they would have earned as normal
And you thought flips were cool. Now you can trigger random stunts while mid-air on the Dirt Bike to really style on your enemies. There are a total of 6 new stunts available and best of all, they’re easy to perform. Simply hold down LMB while in the air on a Dirt Bike and watch how cool you are.
6 new default stunt emotes can be used.
The Stunt Emotes are triggerable only mid-air wile on a Dirt Bike – and when the player is not about to hit something.
Release LMB to stop emote
Adjusted the reload animations of M416, Scar-L, QBZ, G36C to better match the reload speeds.
The reload animations adjustments are a follow-up to the Balance tweaks to the 556 guns in the 9.2 November update
Click on the top right notification center icon to see stacked notifications.
When acquiring an item or a currency from out-game event etc. will toggle an notification
A message will be shown on the notification center in case of item or currency is soon to be expire.
Players now can open purchased crates(Set, crate, random rate items) right way in “Purchase complete” pop-up screen.
New ‘move to store’ button has been added when browsing empty item category in customize tab.
We have added a new message to guide players to change their display settings to Windowed or Borderless mode in order to use IME.
Discord Party Invite Feature
We are aware that majority of players are using Discord as a main source of communication. We’ve implemented Discord’s party feature to PUBG to improve our players social experience. Team up with other players in your favorite Discord server much quicker and more convenient way!
Q. I’m running Discord in a browser and party invite feature doesn’t work! A. The party invite feature is only available for use in Discord App.
Q. I cannot re-join the party I’ve just left! A. Try refreshing your lobby after accepting the invite.
Enhanced CPU performance by reducing physics calculation costs of invisible physics actors (vehicles, characters)
Optimized hitching and fps drops occurred when loading maps (when entering and maneuvering the world)
Reduced the hitch occurred when updating a character.
Graffiti themed skin: 4 set items, 12 individual items (Sales period: 2021-1-13 Live server maintenance ~ 2022-1-12 Live server maintenance)
Lunar New Year – King and Royal Bodyguard: 6 Set items, 13 individual items (Sales period: 2021-2-3 Live server maintenance ~ 2022-3-3 Live server maintenance)
Fixed the issue where player could respawn in TDM with a Ghillie Suit equipped.
Fixed the case where character’s body equipping a ghillie suit could be invisible to others.
Fixed the awkward POV when viewing a Death Cam of a character equipped with a Ghille suit.
Fixed the duplicate click sound played when pressing on the preview button in the customize screen.
Fixed the issue where starting plane’s seat UI were sometimes displayed as empty.
Fixed the issue where profiles of players located in ‘Unassigned’ ‘Observer’ section of custom match session cannot be loaded.
Skins & Items
Fixed the issue where the nose of the Killer Clown Mask could clip through face coverings.