PUBG adds a new ranking system in Update 22

Update 22 will also bring the quality of life changes and further UI features as part of the FIX PUBG program.

PUBG corp. is keeping good on their promise to Fix PUBG. Their latest update, Update 22 is a big one, as they will be adding a new ranking system, finally. There will also be some new UI changes and a host of bug fixes to make the life of PUBG players a bit easier.

Ranking System

There will be eight ranks in total which will be decided by ranking points. To earn your first rank, you will need to play 10 provisional matches. Rank promotion or demotion will be decided by total rank points.

Server/region will now be decided automatically depending on the player’s local region. If you group with a player from another region, matchmaking will automatically decide the best region to play on

Fix PUBG quality of life improvements

  • WHEEL MENUS: Added UI that allows players to access a quick-select wheel (similar UI with the Emote system) for the quick selection of items without opening the inventory or pressing individual hotkeys.
  • MINIMAP: Players can now further magnify the minimap. 
  • PLAYER ORDER CONSISTENCY: Player order between the lobby and in-game is now consistent so that players will have fixed numbers and colors based on lobby order when they enter a game.
  • FRIEND UI: Friend UI has been improved to show logged out / disconnected teammates.
  • Three new icons represent High latency, Latency variation, Packet loss 
  • High latency: Alerts you if your ping/latency is getting too high
  • Latency variation: Alerts you if your latency variation changes are too high
  • Packet loss: Alerts you if your ratio of packet loss is too high

There are also a host of bug fixes in the new update. Update 22 has hit the test servers and will later come to live servers.

MN | Rudraaksh

MN | Rudraaksh

Rudraaksh is a dentist by trade but a gamer by heart. He’s written for adventure sports website and volunteered for a Germany based newsletter, but is currently taking the esports scene by storm.

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