After the latest update of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), a lot of people reported that they’re stuck on the loading screen that doesn’t continue to the lobby. They also reported that, even verifying the integrity on steam doesn’t fix it.
Most people reported the issue is from the Asian server in which most of the ISP in these country is low in crawling updated DNS. Since PUBG updated their server, this might include new or existing sub domain of pointing to a new IP address that are still propagating to all of the DNS server and your IPS might one of those who got outdated DNS directory. That is why some people couldn’t connect to the PUBG server.
To fixed this issue, you need to use a fast updating DNS server like openDNS, Level3 DNS or Google DNS.
How to change your DNS server to Fix PUBG Stuck on Loading Screen
- Search Control Panel on Cortana and Open it.
- Click on Network and Internet.
- Click on Network and Sharing Center.
- On the left pane, click on Change adapter settings.
- Right-click the network interface connected to the internet, and select Properties.
- Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the list.
- Click the Properties button.
- Click the Use the following DNS server addresses option.
- Type your preferred and alternate DNS server addresses. Here you can enter any DNS servers you want, including from free ones such as Google Public DNS or OpenDNS.
- Google Public DNS addresses: 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206
- OpenDNS addresses: 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168
- Level3 DNS addresses: 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199
- Click OK.
That’s it! Hope this fix the problem and you’re able to play PUBG.