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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Updates Detailed – FOV Slider and New Rifle

by Kyle Hanson

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the hottest games out there right now, despite the fact that it is currently in Early Access and not a full release. Perhaps the key to its success is that the game is constantly being updated, adding features and fixing bugs as quickly as seems possible for such a big game. Today sees a new update heading out to players on Steam, along with new details about updates to come, which include some highly anticipated features.

Check out the PUBG Update 18 patch notes below, followed by the current details about patches to come over the summer.

Early Access – Week 18 – Patch Notes
Fixed a bug where characters got stuck in doors after partially destroying them
Fixed a bug causing the door Interaction UI to appear even after doors were completely destroyed
You can now use consumables while browsing the inventory during a reload
Fixed a bug where characters could not pick up items while running despite seeing the looting animation
Fixed a bug where characters would shake in spectator mode while running

August Update
1st Person server options are coming to NA and EU SOLO & DUO game-modes
FOV Slider for the 1st person view will be added to the game
A new rifle will be added to the game

Player customization was also mentioned quite a bit, as players always want more options. Three additional crates will be added in the August update offering new clothing options for players to unlock via in-game currency. There will also be a rudimentary microtransaction system introduced soon to test a new crate.

“We have implemented a very basic key and crate system for this test. You can use your Battle Points (BP) to buy the crate on the REWARDS page. While the Wanderer Crate and the Survivor Crate will be free to open, the Gamescom Invitational Crate can be opened with a key which you can buy for $2.50 each.

“Proceeds from the sale of the keys to open the Gamescom Invitational Crate will be used: To provide funds needed to organize the event. To provide a prize pool for the invitational winners. To support a selection of charities.” This pay-to-open crate will be removed once Gamescom is done.

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