Playerunknown's Battlegrounds

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Playerunknown's Battlegrounds
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds cover
Developers
Bluehole
PUBG Corporation
Publishers
PUBG Corporation
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows December 20, 2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds at Wikipedia

General information

Official Site
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
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Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\TslGame\Content\Movies\
  2. Delete or rename LicenseScreen.mp4 and LoadingScreen.mp4

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\TslGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/578080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/578080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Multi-monitor[edit]

This is a safe .ini edit to make and will not result in a ban. Clarified by RoboDanjal on Discord (PUBG Dev): The statement is that any changes that provide an unfair advantage are not allowed.
Set resolution manually[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Change ResolutionSizeX= and ResolutionSizeY= to the desired multi-monitor resolution.
  4. Run the game in windowed mode only.

High frame rate[edit]

Change FPS cap[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Change FrameRateLimit=1000.000000 to your liking (e.g. FrameRateLimit=120.000000).

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Vertical sensitivity is lower than horizontal by default. This can be changed via the in-game settings menu.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput controller support.[2]
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Always enabled. See Haptic feedback.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Haptic feedback[edit]

Disable controller force feedback[5]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Find the string bUseForceFeedback= and change it to bUseForceFeedback=False.
  4. Save and close the config file.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Surround sound output causes issues with directional hearing. Set headphones to stereo to improve it.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
For bad audio positioning you can try out dsoal library with HRTF or X3DAudio HRTF


Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Korean
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Mexican Spanish
Thai
Turkish
Vietnamese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
100

Issues fixed[edit]

Sub-par performance with Nvidia graphics cards[edit]

Force on threaded optimization in Nvidia Control Panel[citation needed]
  1. In Nvidia Control Panel, go to Manage 3D settings and open the Program Settings tab.
  2. If not already available, create a profile for the PUBG executable.
  3. For the PUBG profile, change Threaded Optimization from Auto to On.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

A 64-bit system is required.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8.1
Processor (CPU) AMD FX 6300
Intel Core i5 4340
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Intel Core i5 6600K
System memory (RAM) 8 GB 16 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB 30 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon R7 370
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
AMD Radeon RX 580
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
4 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) used for Windows game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). The app ID (578080) may differ in some cases.

References