One of PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds‘ most irritating techniques is getting nerfed in a future update. A PUBG dev took to Twitter to let followers know that the drive-by tactic is getting balanced in update 11.2, which needs to be the subsequent patch the battle royale recreation will get.
“Hearing that passenger capturing will probably be nerfed in PC Update 11.2 – following neighborhood suggestions,” the developer tweets. “Specific balancing is nonetheless being labored out. For consoles, we’re seeing that drive-by shootings are a less-used tactic, however we’ll be monitoring.”
If you’ve been not noted of the loop, the drive-by tactic refers to gamers capturing out of the passenger aspect of a car – surprising, I do know. The playstyle has been comparatively fashionable, although, since aiming from autos was buffed in an update final 12 months. There’s little recoil now, so it’s not too exhausting to steadiness capturing with aiming out of a shifting car. We had some concept that the nerf was coming, although we didn’t know when. Another PUBG staffer talked about in the sport’s Discord lately that the staff had handed alongside suggestions to the event staff.
PUBG’s 11.2 update is shaping as much as be one, it appears! Community supervisor Henry G additionally confirmed lately that PUBG’s subsequent Survivor Pass is additionally arriving with the brand new patch.
Hearing that passenger capturing will probably be nerfed in PC Update 11.2 – following neighborhood suggestions. Specific balancing is nonetheless being labored out. For consoles, we’re seeing that drive-by shootings are a less-used tactic, however we’ll be monitoring.
— ALEX the PUBG DEV (@PUBG_Devs) April 7, 2021
Until then, there’s a lot to fill your time. PUBG Season 11 kicked off lately, bringing the Paramo map again for one more go. We’ve additionally obtained a limited-time arcade mode referred to as POBG that’s hanging round till April 12. It’s a top-down 2D arcade shooter that pits you towards chickens. Yup.