PUBG update 4.3 features Halloween Skins 2019 & weapons balancing

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Sep 24, 2019 Gaming, News

PUBG is one of the most popular games in the Asian region. The game is actively played by millions of players each day. The game was released on March 23, 2017, and since then the game has been running strong. Over the past two years, the game has received several updates and enhancements.

Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation will release a new update 4.3 for the game which will bring in a lot of significant changes to the game. Game Update 4.3 is currently live on the test server, and soon it will be made available on global servers. PUBG 4.3 update will bring in new Halloween skins to the game, but before digging into that let’s have a look at some other features of the forthcoming update.

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PUBG update 4.3 will bring a new progression system to improve non-lethal play skills, and it will be called Survival Mastery. The forthcoming update is also bringing in changes and balancing to shotguns. Care packages will now drop a new weapon, DBS.

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DBS is a double-barrel pump-action shotgun that can only be initially obtained from Care Packages. It comes with two internal magazines which allow players to load up to fourteen 12-gauge rounds. DBS is pretty impressive in dealing massive damage in a short time. Players can attach Holographic, Red Dot Sight, and 2x to 6x scopers with the weapon. The range limit for dealing damage to opponents is 100m.

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Weapons are also receiving a lot of balancing in the upcoming update. Shotgun hit probability will be increased for medium-range targets. Also, the minimum per pellet damage within the effective range of each shotgun has been increased to 4. Have a look at the complete weapons balancing changes that are coming up in the forthcoming update.


Improved shotgun consistency

  • Hit probability increased, especially in medium shotgun range
  • Damage drop-off over distance increased
  • Minimum per pellet damage within effective range of each shotgun increased to 4
  • Except the Sawed-Off, which is 3
  • All shotguns fire 9 pellets total per round

Adjusted shotgun balance

  • All shotgun pellets now use more realistic ballistic curves (speed decrease over time)
  • All shotguns had their recoil effects updated
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Damage multiplier changes

Headshot: From 1.5 to 1.2
Torso: From 1.0 to 0.9


  • Maximum effective range set to 80 m
  • Increased reload speed by 20%


  • Maximum effective range set to 80 m
  • Pump action speed increased by 20%
  • Pump action will no longer temporarily un-ADS the player


  • Maximum effective range set to 80 m
  • Maximum increased probability range set to 50 m
  • Increased number of pellets fired to 9
  • Decreased damage per pellet from 22 to 20

Duckbill attachment

  • Pellet spread multiplier increased from 0.8 to 1.0


Apart from this, the forthcoming update will also introduce Halloween themed skins for players. The skins that will be made available in the store for a limited time are the following: The Pirate Captain, Swashbuckler costumes, Kansas, Scarecrow sets and The Skeleton Queen.

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Players will be able to purchase these skins from the store starting on September 23 and until November 13, 2019. Players will also be able to buy Leo Costume using their BP. The good news is that players will be able to purchase these Halloween skins at a 33% discount.

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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.