PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds also known as PUBG, boasts a test server that gives players the ability to try out new updates patches before they go live. As of right now, PUBG's newest desert map, Miramar, is officially available within the game's test server following an exciting trailer reveal at The Game Awards 2017.
Not only can players try out the Miramar map in PUBG's test server, they can also get their hands on new vehicles and weapons exlusive to the map including a sawed-off shotgun and pickup truck. To find out how you can experience the Miramar map in action, be sure to read through our guide on how to join the PUBG test server!
How to Join the PUBG Test Server
Follow the steps below to join the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds test server:
- Launch the Steam app.
- Allow for the new PUBG update to download.
- Open your Steam library.
- Locate the test server game file.
- Launch the file the same way you would with the normal game.
Once you’ve successfully downloaded and installed the file, staying up to date is as simple as launching the PUBG test server game file whenever you want to try out any of the latest updates. New patches are scheduled to release on the PTS every Wednesday, and after a full day of testing, well-received fixes will be implemented on the live server.
As of right now, the main update currently being tested on PUBG test server is the new desert map, Miramar. The map became available on the PUBG test server at 12 a.m. (PST) on December 8th, shortly after The Game Awards.
The Miramar map should be playable without too many issues within the PUBG test server, especially considering how the game is set to launch for Xbox Game Preview on December 12th, and have its 1.0 release on PC shortly after on December 20th.
For more information on the Miramar map available within the PUBG test server, be sure to check out the latest gameplay trailer which dropped during The Game Awards, and brush up on the full map layout in our Miramar map reveal article!
By reading through this guide, you should now know how to join the PUBG test server and try out the new Miramar desert map.