Here’s another bug to add to PUBG’s long list of gameplay bugs. Kotaku first reported on this graphical/collision detection bug in Sanhok that allows players to hide beneath the visible terrain. By essentially hiding under the floor, unsuspecting foes can wander over the area completely oblivious to the fact that they just walked over an enemy player allowing for easy assassinations. YouTuber niKlaS uploaded a video showcasing this exact example. Take a look at the clip below.
In the video, the player actually moves out of the pocket in the floor to shoot his enemy, but this wasn’t even necessary. He could have simply shot through the floor and killed him without his opponent ever realizing how he died.
This is one of those bugs that gamers who play PUBG extremely often and/or regularly read up on the latest news can easily use to abuse more casual players. Unfair advantages such as this is what kills games. PUBG Corp. needs to rectify this situation as soon as possible and honestly, start spending more resources on doing better quality control testing before they release content to the public servers. When players complain about bugs to the point that the dev’s had to release a formal statement addressing them, you’ve got to wonder how the development team still hasn’t been able to get their act together.
The battle royal genre of game is a very competitive environment with both Fortnite and Realm Royale attracting an increasingly large player base. If PUBG wants to remain a major contender, they need to step up their game and double their efforts in fixing all of their gameplay and performance issues. If not, it won’t be long before they are edged out by better run, better maintained games whose companies actually care about the quality of the content they release.
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