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 file on steam, it doesn’t fix the problem.
Most people reported the issue is coming from the Asian server, in which most of the ISP in these country has a low rate of crawling updated DNS directories. Since PUBG updated their server side and client side of the game, the update might include new sub domain pointing to a new IP address, resulting for the DNS server to still get the latest IP address, your IPS might one of those who still got the outdated DNS directory of PUBG Servers. 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: 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52
- OpenDNS addresses: 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11
- Level3 DNS addresses: 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124
- Click OK.
That’s it! Hope this fix the problem and you’re able to play PUBG.