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PUBG Xbox Update #8 Adds Auto Equip Feature for Attachments

PUBG Xbox Update #8 went live Tuesday adding a new auto equip attachments feature to console.

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS console players suffer from being behind the update curve considering PC players get major updates first. Although, Update #8 contains major updates to console which players are ecstatic about.

Here's everything you need to know about the new auto equip attachments feature for PUBG Xbox.

PUBG Xbox Update #8 Adds Auto Equip Feature for Attachments

Added Auto Equip Attachments options to Configuration - Gameplay

  • Three options available: Auto Equip Attachments, Auto Equip Scope and Auto Replace Attachments
  • If it can't be equipped, the attachment will be equipped to the next available weapon (Primary 1 → Primary 2 → Sidearm order)
  • If none of the weapons can equip the picked up attachment it will go into the inventory 

Auto Equip Scope

  • Scope type attachments are given three different settings to reduce unexpected situations during combat
  • Scope type attachments will not automatically equip and will go into the inventory instead if the feature is off. Attachments cannot be picked up if there is no free space in the inventory

Setting - Sight Only

  • Only sight type attachments (Red Dot, Hologram Sight, and Canted Sight) will be automatically equipped
  • Attachments cannot be picked up if there is no free space in the inventory

Setting - All

  • All scopes will be automatically equipped
  • Attachments cannot be picked up if there is no free space in the inventory

Setting - Auto Replace Attachments

  • When replacing the weapon you are holding onto a different weapon by holding X key, compatible attachments will automatically be equipped onto a new weapon
  • Incompatible ones will go into the inventory. Attachments will be dropped if there is no free space in the inventory

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