Questions tagged [playerunknowns-battlegrounds]

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 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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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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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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When does the crate counter reset?

In PUBG, every time you buy a crate, a counter increases and the next crate costs you more. I've seen this going back to crate #1, but can't figure out when that reset happens. Is it weekly, monthly, ...
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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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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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What is a good technique to get as far as possible with the Plane? [duplicate]

I love being as far as possible from the plane path. And sometimes, the couple of houses I want to go to are just a little too far. So what are techniques to optimize how far you go when freefalling/...
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How does Player Unknown Battlegrounds startup/match making work?

I see that Player Unknown Battlegrounds is about to leave beta. It's made a lot of news, and I'm curious. I believe I understand the basic premise of how the game works, but one thing puzzles me. How ...
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Do dropped items disappear after a while?

My buddy dropped a gun and ammo for me. I grabbed the gun, forgot the ammo. We went back where he dropped it maybe 2 minutes later, and the ammo was nowhere to be found. We were close to the area and ...
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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 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 much do bullets 'fall off' in PUBG?

I have been playing PUBG for a while, from Counter-Strike admittedly, and I am having a hard time adjusting to projectile over hitscan. How much should I adjust when shooting at someone in PUGB? How ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Can you load the map in a 'Practice match' to test your settings?

My computer has been having a hard time running PUBG (it's starting to get ancient) so I'm trying different settings to see what works best for my computer. But every time I want to try a setup, I ...
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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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PUBG Texture isnt loading

So when I drop out of the plane the houses and everything is blury . It takes like 1 minute or 2 to load which by that time I would be dead . I have set everything on very low . SPECS : GTX 950 OC I5 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Where are all the underground bunkers?

In Player Unknown battlegrounds there's a massive underground bunker in F4 filled with high grade loot. I know from a game where I joined a random squad that there are more underground bunkers as we ...
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Do weapons collected in the pre game lobby carry over to the match itself?

Simply put, in many videos I see people in the holding area rushing to pick up the guns in the holding area just to spray the bullets in the face of their friends. However, I was wondering if they ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the PLAYERUNKNOWN SET?

Currently on steam market there is an item that is very expensive called "PLAYERUNKNOWN SET". I assume this is a skins case but what does it contain and how does it work?
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What do boost items do?

I know that if I take damage, bandages and first aid kits can only get me back to 75% health, and after that I have to use something like an Energy Drink (which gives 40 boost) to fully heal, and it ...
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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 ...