PUBG Update 8.1 is Live on PC and Consoles

PUBG Update 8.1 is Live on PC and Consoles

The latest PUBG update 8.1 is now available for PC, Xbox, PS4, and Stadia Public Test Server. The new update comes with improvement and changes in the gameplay. In the new update, the Sanhok map has been rework. PUBG update 8.1 has made more enhanced sound changes, and performance improvement. The update has optimized unnecessary processes and physical objects that can help with the CPU performance. 

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG)

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) is an online shooting game. It is a multiplayer game that you can play with your friends while communicating with each other as it has Built-in audio and chatbox. The game consists of several maps like Erangel, Sanhok, Vikendi, Miramar, and Livik. Currently, Livik maps offer its Beta version only. Moreover, there are a total of 100 players in the game and they parachute onto the map. The game is all about survival, as soon as you land you have to equip yourself with guns, helmet, waist to kill the opponent, and protect yourself. The game is available for Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PS4, Stadia Public Test Servers, Android, and iOS devices.


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Main Features of the PUBG update 8.1 

Sanhok is the smallest map in PUBG and it has been reworked to surprise the players as it is offering better gameplay than ever before.

  • Sanhok reworked – 

Basic areas that have been reworked are Ruins, Gateway (earlier Docks), Airfield (earlier Mongnai), Bootcamp, Cave, River, Mountains, Pai Nan / Khao / Sahmee / Kampong, and Bhan. The building’s arrangement is not the same in the Bootcamp, Ruins has become a more complex location, and Quarry set up more bridges.

  • Loot Truck (Exclusive Feature) 

It the new feature added in the PUBG update 8.1. You can find Truck Spawns in several garages around the map where players can attack them. When a player will destroy the truck, they will drop exclusive weapon loot. However, if a truck is destroyed a new truck will spawn at the same place in the garage.

  • Survivor Pass: Payback

While exploring the map of Sanhok, this pass lets you earn 100 new skins of guns. All you have to do is complete special missions to unique weapons and masks. The Survivor pass can earn upto 7200 XP per day.

  • Changes in Gameplay 

Now Melee weapon slot allows players to equip Gas can as it can spill the fuel and ready to set enemies on fire, there is the change in explosions, and the players can throw the gas can. 

  • Changes of Season 8

Players rank has been reset and the rule for ranked matches has changed. However, the Survival mastery XP has been increased and set upto 1500 XP.


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To wrap up the article, PUBG has become one of the most popular online multiplayer games across the world. PUBG update 8.1 brings out one of the most important improvements that are sound accuracy of the footsteps. Therefore, it can help the player get a better sense of where the enemies are. There are also some UI changes, bug fixes, and social changes that have been done. Now, players can have a smooth gameplay experience.

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