“Survival Mastery” system, rapid-fire shotgun and weapon rebalancing are coming to PUBG

The developers of PUBG have announced a new update for the game, which will soon appear on test servers.

What is known

With the arrival of update 4.3, Survival Mastery will appear - a progression system in which players gain experience for performing actions related to survival. The maximum level of survival skill is 500, moreover, the system does not depend on the seasons and you will not be reset. Players gain experience for collecting and using items, combat, and reviving allies.

Rewards for increasing your survival skills include:

  • For every 10 levels starting from level 5, players will be given emblems.
  • For every 10 levels starting from level 10, a new background will be unlocked.
  • For every 100 levels a new pose will be unlocked


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The developers will also delight players with newweapons that only drop from airdrops. The DBS is a double-barreled pump-action shotgun with a bullpup design. The weapon's magazine holds 12 rounds, and thanks to the combined shooting mechanics, the DBS deals a lot of damage in a short period of time.

The maximum effective firing range is 100 meters, and modifications for the shotgun include holographic or red dot sights, as well as sights from 2x to 6x.


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By adding a new shotgun, the developers introducedchanges for this weapon class. Now the fired shot flies along a more realistic trajectory, and the probability of hitting at medium distance has become higher. As the distance increases, the damage decreases more noticeably.

The developers have also improved performance and you can read about all the changes on the official PUBG website.