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PUBG on Xbox One receives first update to fix bugs and improve performance

With PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds having made its way to the Xbox One in preview form roughly a week ago, the launch hasn't been without teething issues, including problems concerning a somewhat poor frame rate performance. While it seems that the Xbox port has a fair way to go in terms of optimization, PUBG Corp, a new company spun off from Bluehole Studios, has released the first update for the game which tackles a number of bugs, refines UI elements and in-game animations, and makes an initial attempt at improving performance.

The changelog for the update can be found below:


  • Gas can now be used while on bike or bike with sidecar


  • Equipment icons on HUD will now be visible
  • Player icon is now more clearly visible on the world map
  • UI prompts now appear when reload and enter a vehicle options are present


  • Tweaked hair color options


  • Cleaned up sidecar passenger animations in first person view
  • Fixed player camera issues while a passenger on the backseat of a Buggy
  • Addressed arm animations specific to holding some weapons
  • Character now correctly faces the proper direction when stopping while swimming


  • First pass visual and performance improvements
  • Slightly improved anti-aliasing on Xbox One and Xbox One S
  • Localization updates for Vietnamese, Spanish,(Spain/Mexico)
  • Controls on motorcycle no longer inverted
  • Keyboard functionality is disabled

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed instances of player nametags not properly displaying in the lobby during Squad and Duo play
  • Fixed minor animation while crouching and prone
  • Fixed issues where curtains on windows block line of sight of players in the TPP mode
  • Fixed an issue where when Squad leader left the party, voice chat ceased to function as intended
  • Fixed issue where players could lean out of vehicles even when obstructed
  • Fixed collision of cardboard boxes in Yasnaya city
  • Fixed typo in the controller guide
  • Other minor fixes

Although the Xbox One version of the game may be rather rough around the edges, Microsoft is sweetening the deal for those looking to buy the Xbox One X by throwing in a free copy of the game. However, to take advantage of the deal, you'll need to purchase the console before the end of this year. Otherwise, you can pick a copy of PUBG for $29.99 in the US.

The update went live at 1 AM Pacific Standard Time, so if the update has not begun to automatically download, the developer is recommending a reboot of the console to kick off the process. Once you get up and running, you might also consider giving your feedback to PUBG Corp via their forums.

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Source: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

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