PUBG Update 29 Patch Notes For PC

PUBG Update 29 is out now for PC. Here are the full patch notes for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds latest patch which is out now on PC.

Some of the new additions in PUBG update 29 include Tactical Map Markers, increased spawn kit options in Custom Matches, Camp Jackal as a playable map in War Mode: Conquest. The biggest change has been made to rebalance the Vikendi map after player feedback.

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The full patch notes for PUBG update 29 can be seen in detail below. The bug fixes are not included in these patch notes.

PUBG Update 29 Patch Notes For PC

Survivor Pass 3: Wild Card

End-date of Survivor Pass 3: Wild Card

  • Survivor Pass 3: Wild Card will end on June 5th, when live servers enter maintenance.
    • You will have until June 26th to claim earned rewards and purchase items from the coupon shop. See the Grace Period section below for more information.
    • Premium Pass and Level Up Tickets can only be purchased and up until live server maintenance on June 5th.
  • Time remaining for the Survivor Pass will be displayed in-game for two weeks prior to the end-date.
    • When purchasing Survivor Pass Premium, players will be shown the pass end date to confirm whether they want to purchase the pass.

Results Summary

  • Once the Survivor Pass 3: Wild Card ends, you can view your achievements and detailed information about acquired rewards, levels achieved, and mission status on the results page.
  • Additional information:
    • You can check your achievement completion percentage for each mission type (Daily, Weekly, Beginner, Premium) from the Missions tab.
    • You can view the total amount of rewards acquired on the Rewards tab.

Grace Period

  • There will be a grace period for claiming rewards and XP once the Survivor Pass ends, from June 5 until June 26 (prior to Live Server maintenance).
  • Level-Up tickets cannot be used during the Grace Period (after the pass ends) but will remain in your inventory and available for use during future passes.
  • XP for completed missions can be claimed by using the Claim All button until June 26 (prior to Live Server Maintenance).
  • Coupon Shop will be open until June 26 (until Live Server maintenance).
    • Remaining coupons will expire once the Coupon Shop is closed.

Gameplay

Vikendi 2nd Rebalance

  • Blue zone adjustments
  • To support a wider variety of gameplay experiences around Vikendi, the initial safe zone will now be placed in more varied locations and the waiting time between certain blue zone phases has been reduced.
    • Phase 1 safe zone now spawns in more varied locations.
    • Waiting time between early and late blue zone phases has been decreased slightly.
    • Overall match duration subsequently reduced by 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  • Vehicle spawn rate adjustment
    • Vehicle spawn rate has been changed to facilitate the new blue zone settings.
      • Increased four-wheel drive vehicle spawn ratio in relation to Snowbikes and Snowmobiles.
  • Item spawn rate adjustment
  • We have adjusted weapon spawn rates to help facilitate more medium and long-range engagements. Adjustments to available attachments have also been made to offer players more options.
    • Adjustments to item spawns on Vikendi:
      • AR spawns increased by 1.4x
      • DMR spawns increased by 2x
      • SR spawns increased by 7x
    • SMG, Shotgun, Pistol Crossbow and spawns have been decreased slightly.
    • Attachment spawns have been increased slightly.
    • High powered scope spawns have been increased slightly.
  • Cave balance adjustment
  • Since the Secret Cave is no longer much of a secret, we have adjusted the loot within to balance it more closely to other areas of Vikendi to improve the gameplay experience, while still offering good loot.
    • Care Packages will no-longer spawn in the cave.
      • High quality non-crate loot will still spawn in this location.
    • Increased variety of items spawned in the cave.
  • Item pool changes
    • Added MK47 Mutant, Halfgrip, Thumbgrip and Laser Sight.
    • Removed Win94 and R45.
  • Increased Moonlight weather condition percentage.

General Gameplay

  • Grenades can no-longer be thrown through wire mesh (most notably, wire fences)

Tactical Map Markers

  • Added new Tactical Map Markers with 6 different marker types for different situations (Attack, Danger, Defend, Loot, Regroup, Vehicle).
    • To use the markers, open the world map and hold right click to reveal the Tactical Map Marker wheel, then move to the desired icon then release.
    • Each player can only place one Tactical Map Marker or Standard marker at a time.
    • Tactical Map Markers will be shown on the world map, minimap, and compass in the same way as the existing map markers.

Throwables Crosshair Improvement

  • Added new crosshair when using throwables to easily identify the use of overarm or underarm throwing stance.

Minimap improvements

  • Teammates outside of your immediate minimap area will now have their icon and status shown at the at the edge of the minimap. This will help more easily identify the direction and status of your teammates.

Parachuting UI Improvements

  • The parachute UI has been improved, made more visible and divided into two gauges, one for current speed and the other a more detailed altitude gauge.
  • Improved teammate status UI
    • An icon has been added to show when teammates are freefalling from the plane.
    • Teammates’ status icons during the parachuting phase which were previously only shown on the map, are now also shown at the bottom left of the screen alongside the other teammate UI.

Flare Gun UI Improvement

  • Changed the Flare Gun crosshair to display as a circle when aiming at the correct position to successfully call in a Special Care Package or Armored UAZ.
  • Adjusted the Flare Gun status UI displayed after calling in a Special Care Package or Armored UAZ.
    • The green flashing light is now removed once the drop leaves the plane.
    • Previously, it would remain until the drop had been on the ground for 30 seconds.

Custom Match

Added Spawn Kit Selection Option

  • Added Spawn Kit selection option to War Mode, War Mode: Conquest and Normal Mode in Custom Matches.
    • When using the Platoon team mode, an option has been added for each platoon to play using a different kit.
  • Spawn Kit Selection options
    • War Mode, War mode: Conquest
      • Original Kits
        • AR, Shotguns, SMG, Western, Overpower, Handguns
      • Utility Kits
        • War Mode Kits: There are 4 kits that include each items based on each concepts.
          • Assault: M416, R1895, Lvl 1 Helmet & Vest, Ammo, Bandages
          • Medic: UMP, Sawed-off, Lvl 3 Helmet & Vest, Ammo, First Aid Kit, Med kit, Painkiller, Adrenaline Syringe, Critical Response Kit
          • Support: S12K, Scorpion, Lvl 2 Helmet & Vest, Ammo, Grenade, Bandages, Mechanic’s Toolbox
          • Scout: Kar98K, P18C, Lvl 1 Helmet & Vest, Ghillie Suit, Ammo, Bandages
    • Battle Royale
      • Standard Kits
        • Handguns, Shotguns
      • Utility Kits
        • Battle Kit: Crossbow
        • Survival Kit: Adrenaline Syringe, Pan
        • Armor Kit: Lvl 1 Helmet & Vest
        • Support Kit: Critical Response Kit, Mechanic’s Toolbox

New Custom Match Spawn Kit Items

  • Added Critical Response Kit and Mechanic’s Toolbox to newly added kits. (Custom Matches Only)
    • Critical Response Kit – Having this Kit and reviving teammates as usual will get them up much faster than traditional reviving without the Kit.
    • Mechanic’s Toolbox – Using this toolbox in a vehicle will repair a certain amount of vehicle health.

Added Camp Jackal map to War Mode: Conquest

  • Players can now select Camp Jackal (Training Mode Map) for War Mode: Conquest in Custom Matches.

Observer Feature Improvements

  • Player List UI Improvements
    • Kick and Report buttons now have icons.
      • X icon is Kick and Caution icon is Report.
      • Report button can be viewed in the player list when watching match replays.
  • Damage UI Improvement
  • Improved the font of damage indicators while observing.

UI/UX

Store Item Preview UI Improvement

  • When previewing an item set which contains multiple items, the preview is divided into three categories to better view the items: Character, Weapon and Parachute.
    • Select a specific item from the set to preview an isolated zoomed in version of the image.
  • All set items can be equipped and unequipped while previewing.

UI Improvement to Prevent Potential Unfair Advantage while Spectating

  • If houses and other map objects aren’t completely loaded when spectating teammates, additional UI will now cover the screen to prevent seeing players that wouldn’t otherwise be seen.
    • Once loading is complete, the additional UI will be removed.

Lobby UI Improvement

  • Improved the appearance of icons that looked blurred in 4K resolution.
  • Removed third-party account linking button in the top right corner of Lobby.

World

  • Removed all FACEIT Global Summit signs and banners from Vikendi and Sanhok.

Replay System

  • The replay system version has been updated. Existing replays recorded prior to this update are no longer playable.

PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) is available now for the PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Smartphones.

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