Official Patch Notes for PUBG Season 10 Console Update

Published 12/17/2020, 1:16 PM EST


A new island is set to launch for all the PUBG players in Season 10. Furthermore, there are changes to player customizations and addition of AI enemies to the game. The update is humongous and adds so much to the game all at once.

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The new map in the game, Haven, is an AI filled map. It is small in scale, allowing only 32 players per match. Furthermore, there is a complete background story that goes with it.

Players will be faced with a new threat during their matches, an enemy faction working against them. This faction, named Pillar, is heavily armed and is none too happy about you being on their turf.”

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What makes Haven even more interesting are the AI powered enemy equipment from which players have to hide. There are also robots guarding high-end loot and not to forget there are other players too. So much in such a small space will make this map an absolute adrenaline treat to jump into.

Avoid the Pillar Scout Helicopter attempting to track and spot survivors from the sky. Those unlucky enough to be caught by its spotlight will need to move quickly to avoid the Pillar Tactical Truck as it closes in and attempts to quickly eliminate its target with bullets and fire.

“Finally, players will have to deal with Pillar Guards and Commanders. These soldiers are heavily armored, but those who manage to take them down can find powerful gear in the caches they guard.”

Read on to find out the official patch notes (10.1) for PUBG Ranked Season 10, 1.59 update. Watch the cinematic trailer below.

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PUBG Season 10 console update patch notes for Ranked season

Ranked Season 10

Season 9 Ranked rewards will be delivered upon login. For details on these rewards, please refer to the End of Season 9 Ranked and Rewards Announcement.

  • As usual, players will need to complete five placement matches at the start of the new season.
    • Players will receive an initial rank for the season upon completion of their placement matches.
    • Performance in these placement matches, as well as the final rank in the previous season, will be used to determine an initial rank at the end of placements.
  • The Season 9 Leaderboards will be finalized.
    • Following the Live Server maintenance, the Season 9 leaderboards will be updated to the final version.

PUBG Ranked Mode Updates

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  • The method used to calculate RP changes for Ranked matches has been reworked to improve the player experience and reduce fatigue.
    • The overall pace of gaining/losing RP has been greatly increased to reduce unnecessary grind and based on performance compared to the player’s current Rank.
    • Players should now be able to more accurately predict how many games they would need to win or lose in a row in order to reach a given Rank.
  • Additional Team Kill Penalties
    • Team killing in ranked will now also result in a matchmaking delay penalty.
  • Added Erangel Ferry
    • The Erangel Ferry currently in Normal matches will be added to Ranked and Esports modes.

Ranked Season 10 Rewards

  • The following rewards will be available based on the players’ rank at the end of Ranked Season 10.
    • Emblems
    • Season 10 Ranked Mirado
    • Season 10 Ranked Parachute
  • We will keep you updated with details through the Ranked Season 10 End and Rewards announcement in the future.

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For more information on the patch notes, click here. This update arrives December 17 on PS4 and Xbox One.

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Avhinandan Chakraborty

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Avhinandan Chakraborty is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since August 2020. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree in English Literature from Calcutta University, and has been professionally writing since 2020. Ever since he was a child, he has been extremely passionate about online gaming and eSports, having played titles like GTA Vice City, FIFA, and IGI, among many others.

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