PUBG Update 2.65 Patch Notes for PS4 (29.2)

PUBG update 2.65 is rolling out on PS4, PC and Xbox One. According to the official PUBG 2.65 patch notes, the latest update brings back Erangel Classic, introduces the Zipline Gun in Rondo, improves In-Game Challenges, and adds the Win Streak Showdown feature. Apart from this, PUBG console version 2.65 also include new Team Deathmatch maps, random maps for Intense Battle Royale, and various UI and gameplay adjustments to enhance your PUBG experience.

Previously, a major PUBG update 2.18 added a brand new vehicle – the Food Truck, Changing Weather, various map improvements on Deston, and more. Unfortunately, since the last major update, players are experiencing issues with the game. Today’s PUBG patch 2.65 will fix a few of these issues.

Read more details below.

PUBG 2.65 Patch Notes – May 23, 2024

World: Erangel Classic

Erangel Classic is now available in Normal Match as a featured map and in Custom Match. This version maintains the classic look and feel of early Erangel while offering the enjoyable gameplay players love.

Service Period (UTC)

Normal Match (Featured Map)
PC: May 14, after live server maintenance – May 28, 7 AM
Console: May 23, after live server maintenance – June 6, 7 AM
Erangel Classic will replace the current Erangel map during this period.

Custom Match
PC: May 14, after live server maintenance – June 12, before live server maintenance
Console: May 23, after live server maintenance – June 20, before live server maintenance


  • Weather: Sunny, Sunset, Overcast
  • Starting Islands: Weaponry will be placed on wooden tables.
  • Unavailable Features: Secret Room and Recall system.

Gunplay Adjustments

  • Recoil: Reduced recoil for nostalgic gameplay, excluding SRs, Handguns, and Crossbow.
  • Weapon Pool and Specs: Unchanged except for recoil.
  • Armor Performance: Increased by 7.5%.
  • STK (Shots to Kill): Increased by approximately 1.

Tommy Gun

  • Availability: Care Package only, removed from world spawn.
  • Flare Gun: Cannot be used to obtain.
  • Magazine: Default changed to drum Magazine (100 rounds).
  • Scopes: Attachable Red Dot or Holographic Sight.

Recoil Adjustments

  • ARs: Horizontal and vertical recoil decreased by 30%.
  • SMGs: Horizontal and vertical recoil decreased by 30%.
  • DMRs: Horizontal and vertical recoil decreased by 20%.
  • LMGs (DP-28, M249, MG3): Horizontal and vertical recoil decreased by 20%.
  • Shotguns: Horizontal and vertical recoil decreased by 20%.

UI Changes

  • Reverted to the old version for world map, minimap, Blue Zone UI, match start timer, and kill/survival UI.
  • Team number, Screen Ping Marker, and Waypoint are available.

Spawn Adjustments

  • World Spawn Items and Vehicles: Similar to current patch.
  • New Additions: Helmet (Lv.3) and seventeen classic skins.
  • Flare Gun: Spawns bulletproof UAZ instead of BRDM.
  • Vehicle Spawns: Fixed spots and Esports vehicles, Motor Glider removed.

World: Rondo

New Item: Zipline Gun

  • Inventory Slot: Secondary Weapons
  • Ammo: Zipline Gun Cable
  • Weight: 2
  • Reload Time: 3 seconds
  • Usage: World spawns with Zipline Gun. Requires Zipline Gun Cable.
  • Deployment: Launch cable between two points on buildings, terrain, and indestructible objects.
  • Restrictions: Cannot be used on characters, vehicles, Care Packages, or water.
  • Durability: Can be used up to four times.
  • Mid-Journey Release: Hit Interaction key to release.
  • Multiple Players: Move in the same direction as the player using the zipline.
  • Combat: SMGs or Handguns can be used while riding.
  • Retrieval: Use Limited Interaction key.
  • Vehicle Collision: Destroys the zipline.
  • Availability: Normal Match and Custom Match.

In-Game Challenges

Improved Teamwork Features

  • Challenge Sharing: Share challenges with teammates via Radio Message from the world map’s challenge list.
  • Spectating: Challenges cannot be shared while spectating.

World Miscellaneous

  • Starting Islands: Removed Ducati containers.

New Feature: Win Streak Showdown


  • Option: Enable under Select Game Mode panel in the Play – Normal tab.
  • Team Requirement: Premade team needed.
  • Matchmaking: Quick Join only, matchmaking begins when all teammates are ready.


  • Score: Based on Kill points and Placement points.
  • Display: Real-time scores shown in the top left corner.
  • Elimination: Option to spectate opposing team.
  • Result: Available in the lobby after the match.


  • Automatic Rewarding: Based on win streak, details on Match Results page.
  • Frequency: Once every 7 days, reset every Wednesday 12 AM (UTC).
  • Perfect Match Rewards: Granted for achieving a win streak and placing first.


Team Deathmatch

  • New Map: Liana
    • Design: Promotes diverse combat with various routes.
    • Accessibility: Several elevated areas, including rooftops, are inaccessible.
    • Improvements: Enhanced respawning locations.
  • New Rondo Maps: Warehouse and Suburbia added.
  • Removed Maps: Field and Shipyard, due to high leave rates.
  • Map Selection: Readjusted probabilities.

Intense Battle Royale

  • Random Maps: New maps with different Safe Zones, vehicles, and Supply Drops.
  • Map Appearance: Random maps and existing maps each make up 50% of appearances.
  • Player Count: Maximum increased from 16 to 20.
  • New Rondo Areas: Added for more varied gameplay.


Group Emote

The Team Emote feature has been renamed to Group Emote and now offers broader interaction possibilities. Enjoy emotes with even more players!

  • Whereas previously only members of the same team could join a group emote, players from other teams can now join a group emote as long as they have the same group emote equipped on their Action Wheel.
    • The emote performed by the player you are focusing on or interacting with will be played.
    • If you don’t have the emote equipped on your Action Wheel, you can press ‘Watch Group Emote’ to listen to the emote.
      • Some group emotes do not support the ‘Watch Group Emote’ feature.
  • The Action Wheel slots for Emotes and Sprays have increased from 2 to 10.
  • Interaction range: 6m → 10m
  • There is no limit on the number of participants for Group Emote.
  • The Gestures and Dance filters have been added to the Emotes & Sprays in the Customize page, while the Emotes filter has been removed.
  • The tier information for Emotes, Sprays, Nameplates, Emblems, and Charms will be displayed.

Survivor Pass

A new Survivor Pass: Off the Grid is prepared for the 29.2 update. Read more details on the May Store Update announcement!


New item sets have been added to the Hunter’s Chest and Archivist’s Chest.

  • Viking Invader
  • Bad Bunnies
  • Curse of the Wicked


  • ‘CUSTOM MATCH’ text will be displayed at the top of the Custom Match screen.


  • Optimized the Anti-ESP solution.
  • Optimized the game loading process.

Bug Fixes


  • Fixed the issue where reviving a player fails and causes the timer to loop.
  • Fixed the issue where, if a player uses Co-op Climb right before a match in Bluebomb Rush or Team Deathmatch, the character remains in the location where Co-op Climb was activated.
  • Fixed the issue where eliminated characters remain visible for an extended duration in Team Deathmatch.
  • Fixed the issue where attempting to switch primary weapons after firing the Panzerfaust causes the weapon to not be gripped properly.
  • (PC) Fixed the Replay compatibility issues, including lag and crashes.
  • (PC) Fixed the issue where moving or switching screens while holding a firearm with the Post-Processing option enabled causes blur on detachable attachments.


  • Fixed collision, texture, performance, and some other general Karakin and Vikendi issues.
  • Fixed an issue where parts of the wind turbines in Vikendi are transparent.
  • Fixed an issue where ammunition does not spawn on Cable Cars and their stations.
  • Fixed an issue where the driving sound of the Pico Bus is difficult to distinguish in terms of direction.
  • Fixed an issue where characters can clip through the ground when lying on the road after destroying terrain in specific locations in Rondo.
  • Fixed an issue where players can see outside the building using the Folded Shield inside a low-ceilinged building.
  • Fixed the BR Coins non-spawning issue.
  • Fixed the sound sync issue that occurs when Emergency Cover airdrops land.
  • Fixed an issue where, under specific circumstances, characters can hide underwater in Rondo.


  • Removed the previews of three-wheeled motorbikes from the Customize page.
  • Fixed the display error of the ‘Enemy Team’ text that appears on the scoreboard following a round of Bluebomb Rush in the Turkish language setting.
  • Fixed an issue where placing Screen Ping Markers on Care Packages, items, or vehicles creates markers with incorrect categories.
  • Fixed an issue where the generated location and color of Screen Ping Markers intermittently misalign with the world map and minimap.
  • (PC) Fixed an issue where the loading UI fails to disappear after redeeming certain G-COIN codes.

Items & Skins

※ Clipping issue: Graphics that are shown outside the visible part of an image/object.

  • Fixed the issue where random text is printed on underwear when wearing specific outfits.
  • Fixed the issue where underwear textures are incorrectly displayed when wearing specific outfits alone.
  • Fixed the clipping issue on the wrist when a female character wears the Sleek Punk Top and Douyu Biker Jacket together.
  • Fixed the clipping issue that occurs when wearing Sha Wujing’s Shirt and the Haven Leather Jacket (Black) together.
  • Fixed the issue where the character’s pelvis turns transparent when using an Emote after equipping the Snow Slick Jacket with the Lucky Bandit Outfit.
  • Fixed the clipping issue that occurs when wearing Zhu Bajie’s Top and Julie’s Infiltrator Jacket together.
  • Fixed the issue where underwear textures are incorrectly displayed when equipping the Red Reindeer Nose with certain outfits.
  • Fixed the arm’s transparency issue when switching to FPP with the B.A.S.A. Casual Hoodie equipped.
  • Fixed the issue where the skirt texture is incorrectly displayed when a male character wears the Mooni Skirt (Black).
  • Fixed the issue where the string on the mask is missing when a male character wears the Clockwork Carnage Gas Mask and Clockwork Carnage Fur Top together.
  • Fixed the clipping issue on the chest when wearing the PGC 2022 Tac-Tech Shirt with certain Hoodies.
  • Fixed the issue where the hair is missing when a female character wears certain tops and hats together after equipping Hairstyle 41.

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