MAY 2 EDIT (4PM PDT): Today's patch notes have been updated to include BOTH additional bug fixes that made it into this update, as well as a hotfix going out this afternoon to fix several new live issues that occurred post-update (including the missing in-game Leaderboards and the incorrect Battle Pass season countdown timer). --- PS4 servers will be coming offline at the below times for each region for an estimated 2-hour maintenance to bring you the latest game update: NA game update: Thursday, May 2 at 8AM PDT EU game update: Thursday, May 2 at 11PM BST UPDATES New Arcade Mode: Third Person ADS Third Person ADS will run as a Solos Arcade Mode using the traditional BR Solos ruleset from May 2 through May 23. EMP Crossbow Balance: Overall Damage and EMP effect range have been significantly reduced EMP Crossbow explosive damage to players has been reduced by 40% The EMP splash range disabling vehicles has been reduced by 65% The EMP explosive range dealing damage to players has been reduced by 10% These EMP Crossbow tuning adjustments were implemented based on direct player feedback from our in-game surveys, forums and more. Thanks to all who provided feedback! Players can now use throwables immediately after going from prone to crouch. The Macho Crate is now available! Drop-and-rock with the Macho LMG, ARV, or parachute - you can preview all the new items directly in-game EMP grenades now cause vehicle warning sound effects and HUD elements to trigger. BUG FIXES Camera orientation is now maintained when aiming down site as a passanger in a vehicle. When spectating, the spectated player's position is now shown on the mini-map. Player health bars now remain accurate even when a spectating player quits. Players carrying no items who are killed while in a vehicle no longer drop an empty loot bag. Backdrop on Main Menu no longer occasionally disappears after exiting a match. Play button is now hidden for members of a team who aren't the leader. "Hunter in BR" challenge can no longer be completed via suicide. Mashing X button when purchasing crates should no longer freeze the UI. Wildstyle Marauder Icon color scheme is now consistent with the weapon model. Removed broken text string that was displayed at the bottom of the Exchange item screen. Fixed "Go for Ride" challenge description to more accurately reflect the requirements. Fixed typo on End Screen UI that said "Damages" instead of "Damage." Fixed cut-off text for "Assisted By" on the player elimination UI pop-up. Urban pants no longer clip through footwear on female characters. Optimized the process of finding and selecting a match, significantly reducing the time spent on the "Match Found" screen before entering the match. Fixed an issue that could prohibit switching between team members when spectating. Gas ring no longer does damage to players who are near (but not in) the edge. Characters no longer get stuck when entering a game while opening a crate. Players no longer get stuck in-game when elimintated immediately after interrupting the quit match time. Fixed Molotovs floating when a player is killed while throwing. Reload animations are no longer skipped when moving the camera close to walls or objects. Grenade throwing arc no longer disappears at distance. Players can now pick up weapons that were dropped on destroyed camping tents. Dropped items now reach the ground regardless of the players distance from the ground. Reloading while aiming down sight with a structure directly above the player's head no longer breaks the reload animation. Boost visual effect no longer persists after ceasing its use while in a vehicle. Removed problematic spawn points from Combat Training. After dropping an RPG and equipping a throwable, RPG model no longer incorrectly reappears in players hands. Revive prompt no longer occasionally persists after successfully reviving a teammate. The user interface no longer malfunctions when attempting to open certain windows by pressing two inputs simultaneously, such as Attendance and Challenges. Settings can now be accessed while the death screen is showing in modes where you can respawn. End screens now properly display mission results and tier records. End screen progress bars now animate as intended. D-pad UI no longer covers up party members faces when joining a party. Voice chat HUD is now displayed properly in spectate mode. Killing a teammate with a grenade no longer counts towards challenges. Fixed numerous issues where certain Challenges would not gain progress under expected conditions. Fixed numerous space, formatting, and text issues across the entire user interface. Corrected "Gather Around 4" challenge icon. MAY 2 HOTFIX - BUG FIXES Re-enabled in-game Leaderboards (Fort Destiny). Set Battle Pass Season end date back to previous value. Fixed a rare issue that could cause players to enter Third Person ADS outside of Arcade Mode through a timing-specific input sequence Fixed a rare issue that could cause players to enter a First Person view with a throwable appearing to float. "The Survivor" challenge is no longer incorrectly completed be getting second place. Fixed several Crates displaying incorrect images.