PUBG PC Update 6 Detailed, Ping-Based Matchmaking to Be Introduced

Herbert Rhodes
February 22, 2018

Excited to discover a whole new map? Matchmaking in PUBG will prioritize users with lower pings and preparations are underway to test this in certain regions, starting this week. It now plans to share details on what's headed to game on PC from now through June as part of an announcement in March-including specifics regarding the next map.

This will most probably improve the experience, yes.

A 2018 roadmap for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is on the way soon, developer PUBG Corp. has declared, which hopefully means we'll soon have a release date for the desert-based Miramar map on Xbox One.

PUBG PC Update 6 patch notes have been released for the 4.1 GB patch now rolling out to the Test Server.

Development studio Bluehole has announced it will be revealing its content plans for the popular battle royale shooter game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in March.

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'Early this year, development of some of the major features and systems was delayed as our focus shifted towards tightening our anti-cheat effort. Unfortunately, the plan never came to fruition because of the ongoing fight against cheaters, which has accounted for numerous developer's resources in the last few months. According to EuroGamer, more than a million players were banned this past January.

A new game update released today fixes a number of bugs and introduces some changes to the UI. The team is expecting to improve the overall play experience by splitting the matching pool rather than restricting connection depending on ping. This should split the match pool for the game rather than outright restricting connections based exclusively on ping.

Preparations are now underway to test the new matchmaking method, with first trials being planned to begin this week.

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