A few months ago, PUBG Corp. announced the FIX PUBG campaign, aiming to get rid of bugs and find a definitive solution to the problem of cheaters and the Playerunknown's Battlegrounds’s poor performance. According to the developers, the initiative met their expectations, and the quality of the game improved: the average number of frames per second increased, and 2 million cheater accounts were banned. Now, the studio has officially announced the end of the campaign, by publishing an open letter to the fan community via Steam. The producers have set themselves a new goal for 2019, which is to ensure the stability and quality of the new features introduced into the game.
The FIX PUBG campaign was planned to last several months. Among the many improvements it was supposed to bring, there were such things as optimization of characters, effects and streaming of levels. Additionally, the servers and network code were to be improved, and numerous additions were added to the anti-cheat systems. Did the developers manage to achieve all intended objectives? The community response is mixed, but if you look only at the comment section under the aforementioned letter, you may get the impression that PUBG Corp.’s campaign was anything but successful.
With the FIX PUBG campaign over, the studio intends to improve the quality of new content introduced into the game. Consequently, updates may appear less frequently, but they will be more elaborate.
Build stability and quality are now our most important value, and upon that base we will build new Battle Royale gameplay and new content. At first, this is likely to slow down our build cadence, but as these processes become more proficient, we hope to provide new content as fast as before, while maintaining our new stability and quality-first goal, as Taeseok Jang, the company’s executive producer, writes in the open letter.
It’s worth mentioning that a few days ago, a PlayStation 4 release of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds was announced. The title will be appear on Sony's console on December 7th. The game can be purchased in one of three digital editions – Looter’s, Survivor’s or Champion’s. Players who decide to pre-order the game will have access to exclusive accessories, such as Ellie’s backpack from The Last of Us.
- PUBG on Steam
- PUBG official website