PUBG PC update bans legitimate players left and right.

Henry Stenhouse spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. You'll find Henry chugging along the news train most days, throwing out features into the wild and finding any excuse possible to talk about esports when he can.

Formerly of the freelance life, Henry held such esteemed (read: imaginary) titles as PC Gamer's go-to CS:GO freelancer, and has been smitten with the competitive shooter life since growing up on the slopes of Dust2.

Henry's experience culminated in his role as AllGamer's premium FPS player, meaning he's won at least a single game of PUBG, we promise. Henry is also a fan of all things Nintendo and strategy, and still can't get over just how good Breath of the Wild is.

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Don't worry, it's now been fixed.

If you’ve been playing PUBG on PC today, you might have run into the minor hitch of being banned from the game thanks to an error in the latest patch.

PUBG Corp. ran a server maintenance period earlier today on the PC version of PUBG, pushing a new patch through in the process. Unfortunately, many users who hopped on afterwards found themselves banned from the game for no reason. The update booted out countless legitimate players, citing use of suspicious software.

The game’s social media accounts and Reddit have been flooded with confusion and complaints from players who found themselves banned for several days.

The Twitter support account for PUBG acknowledged the problem and has now reported that the error has been fixed and all temporary bans created by the patch have been revoked. Phew.

Unfortunately this marks another blemish on PUBG’s record with its fans. The PUBG community has been feeling a bit underserved when compared to the level of support rival Fortnite Battle Royale has received from Epic Games.

The competing BR title has has regular and substantial updates and additions since its release in January, and Epic Games has been rewarded with Fortnite overtaking PUBG’s peak concurrent players record as well as taking the top spot as Twitch’s most viewed game.

Still, at least some of the PUBG community seems to be taking the mistake in good humour:

Credit: Reddit user Pantsuit_Emporium
Credit: Reddit user Pantsuit_Emporium

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