Vehicles get a revamp in latest PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) update on Xbox One

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (or 'PUBG') just received its seventh update on Microsoft's Xbox One family of consoles. This latest update makes some significant changes to the way vehicles are damaged in-game and also improves controller input response. Here's the complete patch notes.

Gameplay

  • We’ve listened to your feedback and further modified the damage players can inflict on vehicles, increasing areas of vulnerability. This includes:
  • 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

Optimization

  • 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

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is one of the biggest video games on the Xbox One right now and currently boasts over 4 million players. Have you played PUBG yet? Let us know about your experience in the comments below.

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