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A 2017 competitive battle royale first person shooter by Brendan "Playerunknown" Greene and Bluehole Inc. It is available for Xbox One, PC, Android and iOS.

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Is there anything for you if you return to spawn island?

Watching the PUBG invitational, I realise that the island where the lobby is (the minute before you get in the plane) is still on the map. While in the match, can you return to that lobby island, and ...
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Can a PUBG match end in a draw or 2 chicken dinners?

I was playing Player Unknown Battlegrounds a few nights ago and I made it to the top 2 when the circle completely closed. I couldn't find the remaining player as half the circle landed on a 3 story ...
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How is the rating calculated in PUBG Mobile?

How is the rating (B,B+,A,A+,S,S+,Ss,Ss+,sSs) computed? In the screenshot below, there seems to be five metrics: survive, kills, support, supplies, and damage. How is each one computed? I am curious ...
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What actions count as a suicide?

I see a count of one for my suicide stat in the career section. I know I died several times caused by myself, falling from a high rooftop, jumping out of driving car, rolled over by my own car, bad ...
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What does the bars above the health bar mean?

After drinking an energy drink, there are little yellow and white bars above the health bar. What are those? What do they represent?
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How do I get a running start after landing?

In PUBG, when you first hit the ground, your character usually crouches down and puts their hand on the ground to brace their impact. During this animation, you cannot move and you have to wait for ...
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How can doors be broken?

What are the destruction mechanics for the doors in-game? Do the doors splinter after a specific amount of damage is dealt? Or do some weapons more easily destroy doors than others?
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Is getting cosmetic items from crates gender specific?

In PUBG you can get some clothing items which would only make sense if playing a female character (e.g.: miniskirts, corset...). Is there any difference in chance of getting them from crates ...
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Are you matched with 4 player squad as a 3 player squad?

I played my first squad games yesterday and we were a party of 3. I didn't pay attention if there were squads of 4 players against us as we died rather quickly. My question is : Are you exclusively ...
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How do tracks work on Vikendi map?

On the new Vikendi map, you see that feet, cars and snowmobiles leave tracks in the snow (not sure if bullets also leave tracks in snow). I read that these tracks disappear after some time, but is it ...
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What is the difference between solo and 1 man squad in PUBG?

In Player's Unknown Battle Grounds when playing single player there is an option for solo, and then another option for 1 man squad. What is the difference in these two options?
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Does wearing no footwear make you quieter?

In PUBG, being able to hear everything in your surroundings is obviously pretty important to every player, you want to get as much advantage over your opponents as possible. So I've been told that ...
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PUBG mobile: can you cook grenade?

I had a tense last circle battle (me and one other person... I happened to win). I wanted to grenade the other guy but I didn't know how to cook the grenade. PUBG mobile: can you cook grenade? If yes,...
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What is the maximum player running speed?

What is the fastest running speed for a character and how can it be achieved?
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What different areas can you spawn in PUBG?

A few weeks ago, PUBG updated, and now you are not always spawning on the island/prison, but at a selection of locations. What different locations can you get in both maps, and about how much players ...
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Where does the term “thirsting” come from?

After having played Fortnite Battle Royale for a while, I have heard the term "thirsting" come up numerous times. It's typically used when playing in squads, where the act of "thirsting" is killing a ...
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Is loot quality affected by location?

In PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds there are several different areas that a player can head to to find various different weapons, attachments and items. Each time a new game starts new items are ...
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Is running speed affected by what weapon you have active?

A friend told me this, and yes, it seems that depending on what weapon you have out, your running speed seems different. Now I just want to know if it's my imagination or is it reality. So there ...
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How do I maximize my fall distance?

When jumping from the aircraft how do I ensure I travel the maximum amount away from the plane? Should I use a steep angle during free fall or a shallow one? Should I remain in free fall as long as ...
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Can you hit two players with one bullet?

I wonder if it is possible to hit two players with one bullet, if they are standing/walking behind each other. I dont ask about shotguns which have a wide range. But what about the other weapons (...
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In-Game Voice Chat - Hearing Distance

A key component to PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is listening to the sounds around your player. From footsteps and gunshots, to vehicles and explosions each sound seems to have a hard set cap for ...
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What is the use of the gasmask?

I often find Gasmasks while playing (half or full). Do they have any use; for survival in some regions for instance; or are they only cosmetic?
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How do you heal without opening the inventory?

I've seen some videos where people would heal themselves without using the mouse to click on the healing items, how can you do that? Something like this:
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Difference between the red dot and holographic sight?

Obviously the two have different looks to them and the red dot is less chunky so you can see more of the area at once. But is there any differences to them other than that? Do they affect the weapons ...
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What is the smallest circle possible?

What is the smallest size the white circle can get? Also, if the circle is at it's smallest and the remaining players are unable to fight each other, what happens? For example, the circle falls ...
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Does inventory management create any sound?

When I'm trading with my duo/squad, I often wonder... Does dropping items/picking up items create sounds that could give us away?
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What is the tick rate and the damage per tick of each circle?

In PUBG, each circle deals damage in a constant tickrate. The damage dealt increases with each circle while the tickrate seems constant. At the time of writing this question, damage dealt is constant ...
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What happens if you stay on the plane?

I'm watching a few youtubers play PU-Battlegrounds, and I'm wondering... What happens if you never jump out of the airplane? What if you just ride it out and never leave?
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Difference between Armour levels?

There are three levels of armour in the game, I am wondering how much difference there is between level 1, 2 and 3? Is there like a spreadsheet somewhere showing this for each different piece of ...
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To get to a location first, is it better to leave early or wait to be over it?

In PUBG, if the plane is going over a location you want to land at, is it better to leave early and glide your way there or wait to be over the location and go straight down?
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Is the red zone location entirely random?

I was told that there had to be people in the area of the red zone in order for it to spawn, is this true? I was always under the impression it was entirely random.
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What are the top speeds of the different vehicles in PUBG?

In PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds there are several unique vehicles that spawn around the map. Sometimes you need to cover a lot of ground very quickly (say to head to a high loot area outside the white ...
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Can you pickup a gun and have it default to automatic fire?

I wish to know if is there any option or possibility to take a gun from the floor and it has the automatic mode turned on always. When you take a gun or weapon, you must push the B to switch between ...
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Do you get battlepoint when leaving a match early?

We had a discussion with a colleague yesterday. He left a squad game after he died and went to lobby and played a single game while we were still playing the squad game. He said he will get battle ...
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Is there a way to see if your mic is currently active in solo mode?

I've played a game recently where when I got Top5, I was camping and heard a 'click-click-click'. The guy that was coming up to try and fight me had his mic picking up every keystroke and I could ...
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Is loot distribution the same every match or are there random per-match bonuses?

I've noticed in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds that, in some matches, certain types of items seem to be more readily available than normal across the entire map. For instance in one match almost ...
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Is your career ratio relevant for matchmaking?

Is my personal career rating relevant for the matchmaking? If I have a low score, do I get placed into a game with other players with low scores (and same for high score), or are people matched ...
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Do clothes provide any bonuses?

Do regular clothing items like shirts or pants provide any bonuses? Other documentation is unclear on this point.
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How can I quickly see what level of equipment I have?

Is there a way to quickly see what level Backpack/Vest/Helmet I have? I hate running across a level 2 item and not remembering if I have level 3 or level 1, making me open my inventory to go check. ...
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What's the best way to find a car in Player Unknown's Battlegrounds?

I like playing the outer edges of the map, but sometimes the first circle is all the way on the other side and I end up pretty much guaranteed to die unless I can find a car. And I'm really, really ...
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Map functions changes weapons?

In PUBG when I'm taking the marker off of my map I always switch weapons between pimary and secondary. Is this something that is just a limitation of playing this game with a controller? The inputs ...
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Does boosting use more fuel?

Does boosting with a vehicule use more fuel? (Pressing shift makes your car go a little bit faster) Side question: If it does, what is better for distance? Using the boost and going a little bit ...
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What version of PUBG Mobile is on playstore, Timi or Lightspeed?

Basically my question is that what's the difference between timi and lightspeed version of PUBG Mobile and what version is on playstore. As I see only one version and that is by tencent games. So what ...
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Is Damage taken impacted by durability of a piece of armor?

I have seen this question and this spreadsheet, but I am looking for clarification. I want to know if a heavily damaged, higher level piece of armor will offer more protection than a lower level ...
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Difference between the Vertical and Angled grips?

I haven't really noticed the difference between either of the grips when playing the game. What does each one do to effect the weapon?
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How to be more effective in the end game?

I usually end up getting to the top 20ish of the game and the circle starts to get really small. At this stage I've found I'm most effective if I stay near the edge of the circle and move my way in ...
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Graphics issue: Is it a motorcycle or just a bush/tree?

Everytime I see a black motorcycle-kinda-shape from far distance, but when I get really close to it 90% of time I find out it's just a bush/tree. Is there any settings which can help me see trees ...
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What is the grenade priority?

When throwing the last grenade of a type, It will automatically change to a new grenade type until you have no grenades of any type. I imagine it doesn't pick at random. So what is the priority order ...
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How to identify that a player is a bot in PUBG mobile

I have been a PUBG mobile player for a real long time now. When I posted my chicken dinner win on social networks they said I won against bots and not real users. My question is: Is there any way to ...
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Can I split my inventory quantity or trade with a team mate?

I've recently been playing in the squad game type. In about half of the matches I played, I scrounged up a ton of medical supplies where my team mates were unable to acquire anything. Obviously the ...