PUBG Xbox One Update adds new control options and fixes for Battle Royale

A new update has gone live for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds on Xbox One which addresses various in-game issues.

The fix is there to improve the core experience for some players, including the ability for players to equip pistols using up on the D-Pad.

There is also improvements to server performance and the option to add new controller presets to the options menu.

PUBG has gathered more than 3 million players on Xbox One and remains part of the Xbox One Game Preview program.

Here’s the full changelog.

Gameplay

  • Pistols have been removed from Y button’s weapon rotation and grouped with the melee weapon.
  • Players can now equip pistols by pressing ‘up’ on the D pad.

Optimization

  • Continued improvements related to player “rubber banding.”
  • Enhanced server performance while parachuting.

Option

  • Added a new controller preset to options menu.
    • Type B (new preset) now supports:
      • Holding LT to aim down sight.
      • Holding LB to use 3rd person perspective aim sight.
  • Controller guide has been updated to include the new controller preset.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players repositioned out of the battleground after certain actions and remained invulnerable until the end of the match.
  • Additional memory and non-memory related crash fixes.
  • Fixed the inability to join duo/squad through invites outside of game.

The update also highlighted two things that will be addressed in the games next patch:

  • Dropping objects causes the player to switch weapons.
  • User is unable to switch grenade types when tapping right on the D-Pad.
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