PUBG Console Adding A New Weapon The DBS Shotgun

PUBG new weapon DBS shotgun
PUBG new weapon DBS shotgun

The next PUBG console update for Xbox and PS4 will include plenty of shotgun related changes, including a new shotgun called the DBS and shotgun balance changes.

  • The DBS is a double barrel pump-action bullpup shotgun that can only be initially obtained from Care Packages.
  • DBS has two internal magazine tubes that allow the user to load up to fourteen 12-gauge rounds.
    • Thanks to those combined firing mechanics, DBS can produce massive bursts of damage in a short time span.
  • Upper rail of the gun allows a Holographic, Red Dot Sight, and 2x to 6x Scopes.
  • Maximum effective range to deal damage with the DBS is 100 m.

Shotgun Gameplay Changes

  • 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
    • Damage multiplier changes
      • Headshot: From 1.5 to 1.2
      • Torso: From 1.0 to 0.9
    • S686
      • Maximum effective range set to 80 m
      • Increased reload speed by 20%
    • S1897
      • Maximum effective range set to 80 m
      • Pump action speed increased by 20%
      • Pump action will no longer temporarily un-ADS the player
    • Sawed-Off
      • 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

For all the latest PUBG console news, updates and guides, check out our official PUBG Console Wiki.

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