PUBG Mobile New KD System Is To Punish Campers

PUBG Mobile brought a lot of new content with the 0.18.0 update, the major highlight being Miramar 2.0. However, in Season 13, PUBG Mobile unexpectedly launched a fresh ‘Kills-Death’ ratio formula. Some players feel that there was no need for a new PUBG Mobile K/D system, but here’s why I disagree.

If you understand the new Kill-Death system, you would realize that the new formula makes it difficult for campers to maintain a high K/D ratio. The term ‘Campers’ is used for players who keep on hiding throughout the match to survive until the end. 

Why PUBG Mobile’s New K/D Ratio Is Better Than The Last One?

The previous Kill-Death ratio was based on the number of kills a player obtained against the number of deaths; hence, Total Kills/Total Deaths. So, it was easy for players to boost their Kill-Death ratio by surviving till the end, with a minimum number of kills.

For instance, a camper who survived till the end with only two kills had higher K/D than a player who died in the first 10 minutes of the match and had five kills.

However, the new K/D ratio, which is based on the number of kills in each game, gets rid of this problem. The formula for calculating PUBG Mobile’s new K/D Ratio is Total Kills / Total Matches Played.

This new system rewards players with a higher number of kills, irrespective of whether they survived until the end. Here’s how:

Let’s say a player has a K/D ratio of eight, and he gets five kills in a match, then his K/D graph will drop. So according to the new formula, the player will have to get eight kills or above to maintain a K/D ratio of eight.

We can say that to maintain a higher K/D ratio, PUBG Mobile players will now have to stop camping and rush towards enemies to get more kills. The players who don’t get thirsty for kills will see their K/D ratio going downhill. 

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Shivam Gulati
Shivam is a blogger who is always fascinated with technology and the amount of knowledge he can gather from the internet. He is trying to nerdify everyone around him with that same knowledge, through his writings. He enjoys gaming in particular, so he tries to keep track of what’s new in the gaming community and write about it.