One of PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds‘ most irritating ways is getting nerfed in a future update. A PUBG dev took to Twitter to let followers know that the drive-by tactic is getting balanced in update 11.2, which ought to be the following patch the battle royale game will get.

“Hearing that passenger shooting will be nerfed in PC Update 11.2 – following community feedback,” the developer tweets. “Specific balancing is still being worked out. For consoles, we’re seeing that drive-by shootings are a less-used tactic, but we’ll be monitoring.”

If you’ve been omitted of the loop, the drive-by tactic refers to gamers capturing out of the passenger facet of a automobile – surprising, I do know. The playstyle has been comparatively well-liked, although, since aiming from autos was buffed in an update last year. There’s little recoil now, so it’s not too arduous to steadiness capturing with aiming out of a shifting automobile. We had some concept that the nerf was coming, although we didn’t know when. Another PUBG staffer talked about in the sport’s Discord lately that the crew had passed along feedback to the event crew.

PUBG’s 11.2 update is shaping as much as be a superb one, it appears! Community supervisor Henry G additionally confirmed lately that PUBG’s next Survivor Pass is additionally arriving with the brand new patch.

Until then, there’s loads to fill your time. PUBG Season 11 kicked off lately, bringing the Paramo map again for one more go. We’ve additionally received a limited-time arcade mode referred to as POBG that’s hanging round till April 12. It’s a top-down 2D arcade shooter that pits you towards chickens. Yup.