Dev Letter – Sound Improvement Plan Check up

Hello gamers,

Last August, the PUBG sound staff introduced a sound enchancment plan for the second half of 2019. We wished to present you an replace on what’s been accomplished up to now in addition to what nonetheless must be labored on.

First off, we adjusted the quantity of sound results equivalent to “flies” which was excessive on the listing of most inconvenient sounds. We additionally handled “red zone”, “vehicle engine” and “wave” sounds which had been louder than essential and supplied extra of a distraction than data.

Conversely, the “Footstep Sound Rebalance,” which was an try to enhance auditory data, sadly included some unintended unwanted side effects and we had no selection however to roll again these modifications.

The PUBG Dev Team totally understands the good influence and significance of sound in PUBG and needs to ensure we method this delicate however vital characteristic of the sport rather more rigorously, which sadly means a slight delay on a number of of the sound components deliberate by the top of the 12 months, together with our repair for the rolled-back Footstep Sound Rebalance.

[ Postponed items ]

Our view that the audible vary and sound drop-off distance of footsteps require enchancment has not modified. However, as you’ll be able to see from the picture beneath, our 1st rebalance had an space that brought about issues whereas expressing a way of distance. We perceive one thing like this must be approached very rigorously to protect the PUBG gameplay expertise, and subsequently we’re at the moment engaged on the rebalancing with deeper evaluation.

Our objective is to supply clear and informative soundplay with out the necessity for extreme quantity adjustment and with out harming total gameplay. Moreover, we promise to do our greatest to make sure that instances just like the earlier launch and rollback don’t reoccur by bettering our verification course of earlier than releasing to gamers.

While we can’t give a precise schedule for these delayed enhancements at this second, our objective is to have all these points addressed by early 2020. We agree that we are able to do higher with regard to sound and are actively working in direction of that objective. Thank you on your endurance and we’ll you’ll want to launch extra data once we’re able to roll these enhancements out.

– James from PUBG Sound Team

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