The newest patch for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has moved from the check servers to the general public department, bringing with it a bunch of fixes and tweaks, plus a couple of good new options. Update 10.3 features a lighting rework for the Karakin map, the new weapon sound choose system, and emotes that sync with your squad mates. Let’s dig in.
Taking the adjustments within the order they’re highlighted within the official patch notes, the primary large new merchandise is the weapon sound choose system. This new function permits you to decide between the unique weapon sounds and the new remastered variations on a per-weapon foundation. For the time being, it’s enabled for the M249, M416, Kar98k, and SKS. You can decide which sounds you need for every of those PUBG weapons within the settings menu, underneath the audio tab.
Karakin has gotten a new go on its lighting, in addition to a further bug-fixing go throughout the map. PUBG Corp says the go is aimed toward “enhancing general lighting and giving every space its personal distinctive really feel and tone”.
Update 10.3 additionally provides an auto-kick perform for AFK gamers in coaching mode. That’ll kick in after a 10-second warning, and gamers who get kicked on this style will see a message on their screens explaining what occurred. PUBG says that gamers who go AFK in coaching mode whereas queuing for ranked in twin matchmaking will get kicked out of the coaching mode session, however they’ll stay within the ranked queue.
Update 10.3 is now dwell on PC servers! Drop in and expertise improved Karakin lighting, group emotes, various efficiency enhancements and extra! Read the complete patch notes: https://t.co/SCDMTx82qB pic.twitter.com/gFWspqwEvR
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Finally, with update 10.3 you may sync up your emotes with squadmates who’re inside 15 metres of your character, or when you’re within the foyer. You can discover extra details about emotes, together with what number of gamers can sync up with it, within the customisation menu.
Under the hood, update 10.3 makes some efficiency optimisations, and ought to lead to a better-running battle royale sport on CPUs with low core counts. PUBG Corp says it’s made a number of reminiscence optimisations and course of enhancements, so most gamers ought to see some efficiency increase with this patch.