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PUBG Console Update 13.1 (1.74) - Patch Notes, Xbox, PS4 (Today, August 12)

Here are the patch notes of the latest PUBG update.

By Md Armughanuddin

August 12, 2021

PUBG has been one of the forerunners of the battle royale genre, building up the entire hype for the years to come. While the game has suffered a decline in its popularity since its launch, the developers are still actively working on bringing some interesting changes to the game.

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PUBG has received an all-new update today which makes a plethora of changes in the game. Here are the complete patch notes of the update.

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PUBG Console Update 13.1 (1.74) – Patch Notes, Xbox, PS4 (Today, August 12)

WEAPON BALANCE UPDATE

SRS

The ballistics of the following Sniper Rifles have been adjusted:

KAR98K( +JULIE’S KAR98K)
MOSIN-NAGANT
M24

  • Increased muzzle velocity (+20-25m/s)
  • Slightly flatter bullet trajectory
  • Decreased drag
  • Increased damage coefficient at long range (0.9 → 0.95)

Some mechanics of the following Sniper Rifles have been adjusted:

KAR98K( +JULIE’S KAR98K)
MOSIN-NAGANT
M24

  • Decreased bolt-action delay
  • Increased bolt-action speed
  • Faster transition to scoping after bolting.
  • Increased rate of fire

DMRS

The following balance changes have been applied to DMRs:

  • Increased bullet drop and reduced damage coefficient at long range for the Mini 14, QBU, SKS and SLR.
  • Decreased damage coefficient at long range for the Mk12.

ARS

QBZ

  • Increased damage (41 → 42)
  • Slightly reduced horizontal recoil

G36C

  • Slightly reduced horizontal recoil

LMGS

DP-28

  • Increased damage (51 → 52)

M249

  • Reduced horizontal recoil during extended sprays

SMGS

PP-19 BIZON

  • Increased damage (35 → 36)

BUG FIXES

GAMEPLAY

  • Fixed an issue where specific flora could cause collision damage.
  • Fixed a flickering issue on the wooden windows of a particular Taego building.
  • Fixed an issue where the final Blue Zone wouldn’t function correctly in Custom Matches when setting the final Blue Zone location slider to 100%.
  • Fixed an issue where the MP5K reload animation was canceled when using a boost item.
  • Fixed some locations where items couldn’t be looted due to being obstructed by other objects.
  • Fixed a visual issue on Miramar where lines would appear on building walls when scoped.
  • Fixed the abnormal driving sound of the Pony Coupe.
  • Fixed an issue where players would get stuck between the barbed wire and street lights at Hosan Prison.
  • Fixed an issue where black smoke in the Hosan Prison building was floating in the air.
  • Fixed an issue with grass growing inside the Hosan Prison building.
  • Fixed an issue where the iron floors in Hosan Prison would pass bullets when shot from below, but not the other way around.
  • Fixed an issue where some windows in Hosan Prison would allow you to see the inside while not being able to enter.
  • Fixed an issue with characters getting stuck in the Taego Studio area.
  • Fixed an issue where dead players’ bodies were standing under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed an issue where bots were killed when jumping off the plane on Taego.
  • Fixed an issue where characters were forced to move to another area when moving to specific areas in the ocean.
  • Fixed an issue with trees floating in the air.
  • Fixed an issue where there was a signboard in the room, making it difficult to move around.
  • Fixed an issue where when using a waypoint while in the plane in Taego, it could not be used in some areas.
  • Fixed an issue in Taego where the houses were located high and a jump was required when entering.
  • Fixed where characters would get stuck in the Taego Shipyard area.
  • Fixed an issue where there was a building in front of the door.
  • Fixed an issue where items that were spawned in the buildings would stick out.
  • Fixed an issue that affected the emote volume when adjusting the gameplay volume in Settings.
  • Fixed an issue where the sound of falling into the water was abnormal in the pond near Taego’s Airport.
  • Fixed an issue where the White Zone of the Comeback BR is displayed when rewinding the replay to the point where the Comeback BR ends.
  • Fixed an issue where, when entering TDM with a male character and ending the session, the female character was displayed in the Store preview.
  • Fixed an issue where spectating time was not counted as playtime.
  • Fixed severe hitch issues during gameplay.
  • Fixed an issue where the range of the thrown smoke effect was narrow when throwing a smoke grenade under most vehicles.
  • Fixed an issue where players could fire at the frying pan by looking up and shooting in TPP mode.
  • Fixed a graphic issue that occurred when wearing a DBS skin on a female character.

UI

  • Fixed an issue where the Ranked lobby background color was different from the previous lobby.
  • Fixed an issue where certain Pass Mission words were spelled incorrectly when set to Polish.
  • Fixed an issue where the sound effect did not play when entering the back button from the Customize Pose page.
  • Fixed an issue where the marker could not be placed on left direct message position after zooming in on the world map.
  • Fixed an issue where the game mode text was not displayed when entering a Custom Match.
  • Fixed an issue where the OES Event end notification icon was displayed as a Supply Crate icon.
  • Fixed an issue where expired match history alert is not aligned on Match History Report screen.
  • Fixed an issue where Survival Traits Backpack image for Survival Page was low in resolution.

ITEMS & SKINS

  • Fixed a graphical error when equipping Son Heung-mins’s Jersey and PGI.S Tactical Skirt at the same time.
  • Fixed the graphical issue when playing in Zombie Mode with Young Sergei equipped.
  • Fixed an issue where black texture was displayed around the neck when a female character equips Julie’s Jacket and performs VICTORY DANCE – 2 PHUT HON (KAIZ REMIX).
  • Fixed a clipping issue when wearing the Vigilante Jacket over the Mermaid Outfit.
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Md is the Head of Content- India for DualShockers. He is pursuing Computer Science Engineering and is really passionate about gaming and technology. You can find him cracking complex coding problems during the day, and covering the latest happenings in the industry at night.

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