New PUBG Xbox One Update #5 Offers Performance and Gameplay Improvements; Next Patch to Fix Weapon Switching

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A new PUBG Xbox One update has been deployed that offers additional performance and gameplay improvements, including more control options.

While patch number four for Microsoft’s was rolled out last week, a new update has already been deployed by the PUBG Xbox One development team, which should further optimize the game.

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“We are pushing a fix for an in-game issue that was undermining the core experience for some players”, community coordinator PUBG_RoboDanjal wrote. “As part of that update, we have decided to include some additional performance and gameplay improvements, as well as a new controller option.”

We’ve included the full release notes for PUBG preview update #5 down below:


  • 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.


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


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 team also provided some additional details about issues that will be addressed in the next update on Xbox One:

Known issues to be addressed next patch:

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

PUBG is available now for both Xbox One and PC. As covered last week, in less than 3 weeks after its release on Microsoft’s console, PUBG already surpassed 3 million players.

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