Apparently, PUBG Corp's ongoing crackdown against cheaters has been the reason behind the delays to new content coming out for Battlegrounds, to the point where the studio has had to sideline important updates to the game's long-standing ping issues that fans have been forever complaining about.
Last but not least, the team will unveil its roadmap as well as the new content that will be coming to the game - including a new map - in March.
Explained on PUBG's Steam page, major features and system updates have been delayed as the development team focuses on anti-cheating efforts.
This will be done "by splitting the matching pool rather than restricting connection depending on ping", the developers are confident that this feature will improve the playing experience. "We will continue to put our best effort to improve and maintain the fair play environment, optimize the game and provide you with new content", they concluded.
PUBG PC Update 6 patch notes have been released for the 4.1 GB patch now rolling out to the Test Server.
"We would like to ask for our players' generous understanding that despite the team's eagerness to share what we have been planning and working on, the timing had to be changed".
Preparations are now underway to test the new matchmaking method, with first trials being planned to begin this week. Specific dates will be shared when ready.
Today's test patch brings more client optimisations and bug fixes. Click on through to the patch notes to read all of the fine details. Even if we're far away, Brendan Greene has promised that modding will be enabled, so the community can take part in creating their game modes soon.
"Your enjoyment of PUBG remains our number one priority", the post states.