PUBG Console Adding A New Weapon The 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.

PUBG Console Adding A New Weapon The DBS Shotgun
  • 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

PUBG Console Adding A New Weapon The DBS Shotgun
  • 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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