Published: Wed, January 10, 2018
Research | By Derrick Holloway

PUBG's new update will allow for reporting of cheaters through replays

PUBG's new update will allow for reporting of cheaters through replays

Not to be outdone, the PC side of the house just tossed a 6.2 gigabyte update onto the test servers. Purchases will have a high chance of earning some brand new crates filled with new cosmetic upgrades. For awhile now, the only way to report a player was to be killed by them and suspect them of foul play, but the latest update to the "battle royale" smash hit will change that.

The team behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) adding a few new features to the game's test server in preparation for live service.

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Bluehole is also clamping down hard on cheaters, with players now able to report dodgy gamers in a more detailed manner utilising the replay system. Once a replay is recorded, you can jump around and see what others were doing in your match. We encourage you to use the replay report tool as it is an effective and efficient way of making us aware of the players who are undermining your enjoyment of the game. If you suspect someone, press tab to bring up the player list during replay, then press RMB to bring up the report button.

Elsewhere, the new update tests the game's new crate system with two new crates-one of which is free to open, and another which requires a key.

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'Each time you spend BP to get a crate, you will get one of the 4 available crates.

Speaking of t-shirts, if you log into the test server right now you'll have 100,000 credits worth of amusing money and six crate keys to play with. Normally, players will open up crates and be given some random crap, but now there will be a locked crate that can contain items specific to the "Gamescom" and "Desperado" sets. Developer PUBG Corp. said that "a number of known crashes" were addressed with this latest patch.

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