It’s been a bumpy few days for PUBG players on PC. Yesterday, following routine live server maintenance, many players experienced difficulties connecting to servers, with several receiving a message telling them that “network lag” had been detected.
To smooth things over a little, PUBG Corp. is now giving PC players some in-game items and currency to make up for the disruption. Players who log in before 5pm PDT on 23rd October (or 12pm GMT on 24th October) will be able to claim the black beanie with headphones, along with 20,000 battle points for players to spend in-game. Now everyone can be beanie buddies, hooray!
Meanwhile, in slightly less janky PUBG news, PC update 23 has been released on test servers, and is bringing a variety of changes to the game. There’s a new handgun gun called the Skorpion which looks like a half-way house between a pistol and an uzi, and should be good for close-range gunfights in the early stages of a match. It certainly has a sting in its tail.