PUBG Mobile Update Time: 0.16.0 Patch download live on Play Store and App Store

PUBG Mobile has overnight released the new update to the game bringing it up to version 0.16.0 and introducing a wonderful winter chill to the battle royale game.

This update requires approximately 0.67 GB of storage space on Android and iOS for users who have installed the older version.

The update is also now available on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

For those wanting to know how to update the game, you'll find a quick explainer just below, but keep scrolling as we also reveal what's new in the game today and also the full patch notes for those interested in the nitty-gritty changes.

How to update PUBG Mobile:

Remember to always keep your PUBG Mobile app updated to get the most out of the battle royale game.

Apple iOS –Manuel Update

• If you don’t have automatic downloads turned on you have to go to the App Store on your phone.

• Once you have pressed it from your home screen select Updates at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.

• Then tap the Update All button at the top of the screen. Or you could scroll down to the PUBG app and decide only to update that one.

• Once you have decided you need to enter your password and click “Yes” to any alerts that pop up.

Android with Google PlayManual Updates

• Click onto the Google Play Store App and go on the Menu, followed by My apps & games.

• Here you can do the same as above, either press “Update All” or select PUBG specifically to update it.

PUBG Mobile 0.16.0 Patch Notes – What's New?

1.New EvoGround mode – RageGear:

  • Players will be divided into two teams and randomly assigned as the driver or shooters

  • Destroy enemy vehicles to win

  • Each vehicle is installed with powerful weapons, including the mounted Gatling, mounted Shotgun, and mounted RPG.

  • Driver also gets to fire weapons while driving the vehicle.

  • Get RageGear-exclusive items for a distinctive tactical effect.

  • RageGear -TDM mode: Destroy an enemy vehicle for 1 point. The team that achieves the target score first wins.

  • Pick Up mode: The team that collects the required number of Point Crates first wins. Point Crates collected are lost once the vehicle is destroyed.


2.Classic Mode – Snow Paradise:

  • layers have a chance to enter Snow Paradise, when queuing for Erangel in Classic mode

  • Once players enter the match, they will be able to take cable cars on snow mountains and play freestyle snowboarding.

3.EvoGround – Loadout:

  • Added a Loadout feature. Players can now enter the Armory system from the Team Deathmatch Selection screen and access the Inventory screen to edit the weapon and items they bring into the match. Loadouts can be switched freely when entering Team Deathmatch and when respawning.

  • The variety of weapons that you can use in the loadout increases along with your Evo Level. Each firearm has its own mastery level, which players can raise to unlock more attachments.

  • The firearms, ammo and other resources that are generated at the spawn point in the Team Deathmatch map will be removed. By default, all firearms that are dropped when an enemy is killed in Team Deathmatch will have all attachments.

4.TPP Update:

  • A button to switch to FPP has been added to TPP in Classic, Arcade and Training grounds.

  • Tap the button to switch to FPP even while inside a TPP match.

  • The button can be moved and even be disabled in settings.

5.Classic mode – Healing while moving:

  • Medical items that players can use while moving include: Med Kits, Painkillers, Energy Drinks, Bandages, First Aid Kits, Adrenaline Syringes and some consumables from other modes.

  • Movement speed will be reduced while using consumables.

6.Classic mode – Healing continuously:

  • Bandages can be used continuously automatically to restore health.

7.Backpack Ornament:

  • Same ornament is used for Level 1, 2 and 3 backpacks of the same type. –

  • Ornaments sway naturally after they are hung on a backpack.

8.Spectator tier restrictions:

  • Low-tier players will no longer be able to spectate high-tier players

  • Prevent cheaters from benefiting illegally from this feature.


9.Friendly fire kill restrictions:

  • Players can choose to prevent the teammate who knocks them out or kills them, from picking up their items in Death Crates.

  • Report a teammate for friendly fire to stop the responsible teammate from performing further actions during the current match.

10.Slide settings:

  • Added a sliding setting feature.

  • The sliding feature can be enabled/disabled in Settings.

  • Once it is disabled, sliding will not be triggered in Team Deathmatch the actions of Classic mode will be maintained.

11.Theme Gallery:

  • The Gallery will display resources from the last 2 seasons to make it easier for players to collect and search for things.

  • Players will receive a reward once they collect all items in the Theme Gallery.

12.Playing again after the match is done:

  • After solo players complete a match, they can invite their teammates to play another game.

  • Those who accept the invitation will return to the Lobby automatically and team up with the player.

13.Adding friends after the match is done:

  • After completing a match, players can tap and use the Invite Friend feature under their own Avatar in the results page.

  • When the invite friend feature is used, teammates will see the invitations sent by players.

  • Teammates can directly add players as a friend without waiting for the player to verify it again.

14.Auto-Buffering features:

  • Enable the auto-buffering feature in Settings to automatically detect the combat frame rate.

  • If the frame rate is too low, it will help players lower the graphics quality of the match for smooth combat experience.

15.Rooms:

  • Added RageGear mode to rooms.

16.Pack download reward:

  • Added a map download reward guide. Download to collect the corresponding rewards.

17.Achievements:

  • Added achievements related to the reporting of plug-ins and RageGear.

PUBG Mobile 0.16.0 Patch Notes – Other Improvements

1.Classic mode – Firearm balancing:

  • Bolt action sniper rifles: Damage to the torso increased by 30%, from 1.0 to 1.3.

  • AWM: Bullet damage lowered slightly from 132 to 120.

  • SMG: Damage to the torso increased by 5% and damage to the limbs increased by 5%.

  • Crossbow: Damage to the torso increased by 40%, from 1.0 to 1.4, and damage to the limbs increased by 20% from 1.0 to 1.2.

  • S12K: Damage of each bullet increased from 22 to 24.

  • Sawed-off shotgun: Damage of each shot fired increased from 20 to 22.

  • S686/S1897: Damage of each bullet increased from 24 to 26.

  • Shotguns: Maximum traveling distance of shots decreased from 1,000m to 150m.

  • Duckbill: Changed "increased the horizontal spread of shotgun bullets and reduced vertical spread" to "increased the vertical spread of shotgun bullets and reduced horizontal spread".

2.Improvements to the BRDM-2:

  • When players are already in the vehicle, only teammates can get in.

  • Players from other teams cannot get in.

3.Leaning improvements:

  • Improved the angle when leaning to the left to give players a better vantage point.

4.Performance improvements:

  • Further reduced lag in Team Deathmatch.

  • Improved the rendering resource usage for high-spec models in TDM.

  • Reduced resource usage for some high-spec models.

  • Improved the basic frame rate of some low-spec models to increase smoothness.

  • Further reduced the resource usage of various models in battle.

  • Smoothness when rotating the camera, opening scope and moving through the map has been improved.

  • Reduced the loading time required for some Android devices to enter battle.

5.Actions:

  • Optimized the switching between different actions to make actions look smoother and more natural when switching between them quickly.

6.Settings:

  • Customizable settings of Team Deathmatch are now separate from Infection mode settings.

  • Players can set different UIs for Classic mode, Team Deathmatch, and Infection.

7.Outfit selection:

  • Improved outfit selection to select the gender before the facial shape, hair color and other parameters.

8.Improvements to the sharing screen:

  • Higher quality items shared are now highlighted.

9.Improvements to the Lab:

  • Optimized the Lab to reduce lag.

Bug Fixes: Scene Bugs:

  • Fixed a bug where the two sides of a building window in Miramar were inconsistent.

  • Fixed a bug in Miramar which could cause players to become stuck in a confined space.

  • Fixed a bug in Vikendi which caused players become stuck in stones.

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