PUBG 5.3 update brings improvements and new items to test server

Some improvements, new items, and a theme menu will be live soon.

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PUBG Update 5.3 was released on the test servers earlier today.

Rather than bringing major changes, it’ll introduce some improvements and new items to the game. Here are the changes:

  • Blood effect improvements: Visual representation of blood is now more precise and distinctive. Blood splatter is also added.
  • Vending Machines nerf: The maximum number of uses is reduced by five (from 15 to 10).
  • Settings: Settings can now be saved in the cloud, except for those dependants on hardware.
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  • Weapon masteries: Players can choose their favorite weapon in the Mastery tab and it’ll appear on their stats.
  • Happy Holidays theme in the menu.
  • Weapon HUD improvement
  • Custom mode improvements
  • New skins and items
    • BattleStat weapon skins: QBU, P1911, SKS and P92
    • Three Factory Worker skins
    • Four Punk Destruction skins
  • BP Random Crates: They no longer give crates that need a key to be unlocked and their content has been adjusted.
  • Bug fixes

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The full patch notes can be found here. Despite this update being moderate in terms of changes and new features, the team is working on bigger changes before the holidays, PUBG Corp. said.

Update 5.3 will soon be released on PUBG’s live servers.