After leaving early access (and reaching 30 million players) at the tail end of a year ago, it came to the Xbox Game Preview program on December 12, where it clearly has found an equally passionate fanbase.
A new update for the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds included a new control scheme and other gameplay changes.
Holding LT to aim down sight. And while addressing that more serious bug, today's patch also fixes some smaller issues.More news: Major League Soccer Launches FIFA 18 Esports League
Whether you're streaming in the HypeZone on Mixer or battling for a chicken dinner with your squad, players on Xbox are helping build and improve the game on console.
However, one of the biggest changes in the new update is that pistols are no longer grouped with primary weapons, and are now equipped by pressing "Up" on the d-pad instead of using the Y button.
The developers have already revealed a couple of issues that will be addressed in PUBG's next update, namely a glitch that causes players to switch weapons when dropping items and the inability to cycle through grenade types using the d-pad.
Fixed an issue where players repositioned out of the battleground after certain actions and remained invulnerable until the end of the match.More news: All the Nintendo Switch games from Nintendo Direct Mini
Thanks to some optimisations introduced with this latest update, rubber banding should be less common due to improvements, while enhanced server performance should make parachuting into the map at the beginning of a match a bit smoother.
Holding LT to aim down sight.
Added a new controller preset to options menu.
Additional memory and non-memory related crash fixes.More news: Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) Institutional Investor Sentiment