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PUBG: 10.2 Patch Notes – Bug Fixes, Dirt Bikes & More

As PUBG get’s ready for the Global Invitationals, version 10.2 has released alongside Patch Notes. Here’s everything we know about how PUBG is changing…

It’s an important time for PUBG. The Invitationals are just around the corner and this means more eyes than ever will be on the ever-popular Battle Royale title. Alongside balancing and bug-fixing, there’s going to be livestream displays all over Erangel and Miramar. So, even if you’re in-game you can watch the tournament!

” Are you ready for the new PGI.S? The PUBG Global Invitational.S sets teams from around the world against eachother in a weeks long tournament.”

The PUBG Global Invitationals will be a tournament like no other, according to PUBG, so make sure to tune in via PUBGEsports for information regarding that. But, anyway… Onto the Patch Notes…

PUBG 10.2 Patch Notes

PGI.S Related Updates

Digital Screens

  • 10 screens have been added to Erangel and Miramar to display LIVE esports events;
  • PGI.S Trailer will be shown when stream is offline;
  • Livestreaming can be toggled in Settings > Gameplay > Functions;

PGI.S Lobby Update

  • Lobby has been themed for PGI.S for normal matches, additional BGM;
  • Livestream added to the lobby, functions in the same way as in-game screens;

Other PGI.S Updates

  • PGI.S logo graffiti has been spread around Erangel and Miramar;
  • Starting Place now has PGI.S promo banners;
  • PGI.S loading screen splash art added;

New Vehicles

Coupe RB

” …a vintage sportscar with a blazing top speed of 150 km/h, making it second (on land) in speed only to the Motorbike.”

  • Max Capacity: 2;
  • Max Speed: 150 km/h;
  • Spawns: Erangel, Miramar, Sanhok;

New Features

Reputation System

We know passions can run high on the Battlegrounds, but toxic behavior is never justified. To help keep things more civil while you kill each other, we’re introducing a new Reputation System to PUBG. This system will assign you a Reputation Level from 0-5 depending on how you treat your fellow players.

PUBG 10.2 Patch Notes
Credit: PUBG Corporation
  • Reputation Level added to Team Finder next to player names;
  • Current range from 0 – 5, so 6 levels;
  • RL will naturally increase through normal gameplay;
  • RL will decrease if repeatedly leaving matches early;
  • Reports may decrease RL, but only after actual bans;

Ranked Mode Changes

  • Leaver penalties waived for players who are ALIVE and leave within 5 minutes of plane takes off for the following: Queued for Squads, then launch with incomplete team, and a member of the player’s premade team hasn’t left before the plane leaves;
  • Waived leaver penalty means: No stats recorded, no change to RP, no matchmaking penalties, Pass XP and BP is awarded as normal;

Gameplay Alterations

Stunt Emotes

  • New emotes added to Dirt Bike;
  • 6 Default Emotes can only be triggered mid-air on a Dirt Bike, and not when player is about to hit something;
  • Hold LMB to trigger random emote, release LMB to stop;
  • Replaces the Horn functionality;

Other Changes

  • Adjusted reload animations to match reload speed: M416, Scar-L, QBZ, G36C;

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Quality Of Life Changes

Alarm System

  • Top right notification centre shows stacked notifications;
  • Acquiring an item of currency from out-game events will toggle a notification;
  • Expiration messages will be shown in notification centre;

Store QoL Improvements

  • Players can now open purchased crates right away in “Purchase Complete” pop-up screen;
  • “Move to Store” button added to empty pages in Customize Tab;

Lobby Chat System QoL Improvements

  • New message to guide players to change display to Windowed or Borderless in order to use IME;

Social Changes

Discord x PUBG

  • Implemented Discord’s party feature w/ integrated game invites;

Full FAQ found here: PUBG x Discord Intergration

Performance Changes

  • Improved CPU Performance: reducing physical calculation costs of invisible physics actors;
  • Improved cases of hitching and FPS drop when loading maps;
  • Reduced hitches when updating a character;

Skins & More

Graffiti Themed Skin

  • 4 Set Items, 12 Individual Items;
  • Sales period: 2021-1-13 Live server maintenance ~ 2022-1-12 Live server maintenance
PUBG 10.2 Patch Notes
Credit: PUBG Corporation

Lunar New Year Skin

  • King and Royal Bodyguard;
  • 6 Set Items, 13 Individual Items;
  • Sales period: 2021-2-3 Live server maintenance ~ 2022-3-3 Live server maintenance;

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Bug Fixes

Gameplay

  • Fixed the issue where some pass missions could not be completed on Haven;
  • Fixed the issue where player could respawn in TDM with a Ghillie Suit equipped;
  • Fixed an issue which caused foliage to clip through vehicles on certain maps while in FPP mode;
  • Fixed the case where character’s body equipping a ghillie suit could be invisible to others;
  • Fixed the issue where player could change perspective to TPP when spectating other players in FPP game mode;
  • Fixed the awkward POV when viewing a Death Cam of a character equipped with a Ghille suit;

Sound

  • Fixed the UMP-45 audio sounding strange when heard from a distance;
  • Fixed the duplicate click sound played when pressing on the preview button in the customize screen;

World

  • Fixed the issue where players could clip through a certain building in Abbey on Vikendi;

UI & UX

  • Fixed the issue where incorrect RP changes were displayed in the match history section during placement matches;
  • Fixed the issue where starting plane’s seat UI were sometimes displayed as empty;
  • Fixed the issue where some pages of the store page not be loaded when entering store page after restarting the lobby;
  • Fixed the issue where profiles of players located in ‘Unassigned’ ‘Observer’ section of custom match session cannot be loaded;
  • Fixed the issue where the centre screen pointer was not displayed in replays;

Skins & Items

  • Fixed the issue where the visor of Mad’s Motorcycle – Helmet (Level 1) was not displayed when equipped by a male character;
  • Fixed the issue where the nose of the Killer Clown Mask could clip through face coverings;

Full Patch Notes: PUBG 10.2 Patch Notes

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