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PUBG Update 7.3 now live; adds a new C4 throwable, new train line in Vikendi, changes in vehicle explosions, parachute follow, and more

PUBG Update 7.3 is now live for PC gamers. (Image Source: PUBG Corp.)
PUBG Update 7.3 is now live for PC gamers. (Image Source: PUBG Corp.)
PUBG Corp. has released the Update 7.3 to all PC users after having evaluated it in the Test Server. Update 7.3 brings a host of new additions including a C4 throwable, a new train line in Vikendi, changes to vehicle explosion dynamics, parachute follow, and more apart from the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.

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PUBG Update 7.3 is now available to all gamers on PC after having spent quite some time in the Test Server. The new update offers several gameplay enhancements, survivability improvements, new additions to the Vikendi map, and a new explosive alongside the usual performance improvements and bug fixes. 

A notable addition in this update is the C4 throwable. The C4 in PUBG can stick to almost any surface including vehicles (not to players, though) and will automatically detonate 16 seconds after being thrown. There is no way to detonate the explosive early or to stop it, but the intensity of the beep keeps increasing closer to detonation within the C4's damage radius of 25 m. The C4 throwable can be found as world loot in the Erangel, Miramar, Vikendi, and Sanhok maps.

Update 7.3 also brings back the parachute follow back feature to normal matches, so teammates can now land together. There are also changes to the eSports tab and the menu now shows the next Pick'Em Challenge, which will be available throughout July. The Vikendi map now includes a new train line with additional stops and scenery changes. 

The changelog also notes that the Survivor Pass: Cold Front will end on July 15. From July 15 to July 22, there will be a grace period before which players will be able to claim any unclaimed rewards and redeem any remaining coupons. 

The update also brings in the usual performance improvements and bug fixes. Console players are scheduled to get Update 7.3 on June 23. For more information, check out the complete changelog at the Source link below.

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Extent of vehicle damage now depends on the zone being hit. (Image Source: PUBG Corp.)
Extent of vehicle damage now depends on the zone being hit. (Image Source: PUBG Corp.)

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Though a cell and molecular biologist by training, I have been drawn towards computers from a very young age ever since I got my first PC in 1998. My passion for technology grew quite exponentially with the times, and it has been an incredible experience from being a much solicited source for tech advice and troubleshooting among family and friends to joining Notebookcheck in 2017 as a professional tech journalist. Now, I am a Lead Editor at Notebookcheck covering news and reviews encompassing a wide gamut of the technology landscape for Indian and global audiences. When I am not hunting for the next big story or taking complex measurements for reviews, you can find me unwinding to a nice read, listening to some soulful music, or trying out a new game.
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Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 2020-06-19 (Update: 2020-06-19)