Launched in Early Access past year and released fully in December after the original schedule was pushed back, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been an impressive success - and the trigger behind the explosion of interest in the battle royale format, where numerous players compete in an ever-shrinking arena to kill each other with scavenged weapons until only one is left standing.
It's called FIX PUBG, which "is a phrase that we've been hearing a lot lately", the site says. Our mission: "Destroy bugs, deliver long-needed quality-of-life features, and take PUBG to the next level by shipping fundamental performance improvements".More news: Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges to tackle newly suspected cases
To that effort, PUBG Corp has launched a website where users can track the progress of specific fixes being worked on for PUBG. Fixing some of the issues that have plagued players will be seen as a very good move by the game's hardcore fans and who knows, it may just pull some gamers back in from the wilderness, too. PUBG Corp. wants to up PUBG's tick rate, especially as it relates to objects close to you and early in the game (no more laggy landings).
You'll be able to mute individual teammates while in-game.
KitGuru Says: Although I certainly think that PUBG Corp could have been quicker to the mark rather than taking a whole year to get to this stage, it's always hard for a developer to be open about its problems without further backlash.More news: As US slaps on fresh tariffs, China fires back
Anti-cheat is also top of the list, with PUBG Corp cracking down on cheaters with legal action and a "combined anti-cheat solution".
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has embarked on a months-long project to fix bugs and improve performance, but will it work?
PUBG Corp. describes its plans for matchmaking as "a complicated system to build and get right", and therefore offers no promises about what will change.More news: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 53% Faster Than The Intel Core i9-7980XE