PUBG Sanhok vehicle and gun unveiled as studio pledges more frequent updates

Time to pick-up the pieces. 

PUBG Corp has announced Sanhok will soon be receiving two shiny new content additions exclusive to the map.

On the official Twitter account, PUBG Corp yesterday revealed the 'QBU' gun: a new DMR set to replace the Mini 14. Using 5.56mm bullets, the gun will be similar to the Mini 14, but with slightly higher bullet damage. It also comes with a handy pre-attached 'bipod' to stabilise the weapon when the player is prone, which will reduce recoil for mid to long-range shots. According to the video, the gun's damage will be the lowest of the DMRs, but on the upside, it will also have the "highest initial bullet speed", again making it useful for long-distance shooting.

PUBG Corp also revealed Sanhok will be gaining a new vehicle. Sure, it's not quite the tuk-tuk many fans on Reddit hoped for, but the 'Rony' should help players navigate the hilly terrain of the Sanhok map. Capable of holding four players at a time, the pickup will allow two passengers to sit in the cargo area and turn around freely. Business in the front, party in the back.

In response to the new additions, a fair number of players vented frustration on Twitter that PUBG Corp is focusing on new content instead of fixing bugs in the game. The studio has recently been forced to push out a number of hotfixes to solve problems arising from insufficient server optimisation for Sanhok. This is a problem PUBG Corp has itself acknowledged, admitting in last week's patch notes that it "agree[d] with the criticisms of the game" recently made by fans. "Our goal is to always work to give you a better battle royale experience. To do that, we know that we have to ship more performance improvements and additional bug fixes."

In the same statement, PUBG Corp reassured players that although it is in the process of shipping new content, it would also be "prioritising server performance, client-side performance, anti-cheat, and bugs." These bugfixes are due to be announced in more detail after the PGI (PUBG Global Invitational).

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