Good news for PUBG lovers after Govt. ban on PUBG mobile including 117 other applications. PUBG mobile ban came in response to the increasing tension along LAC by Chinese counterparts. With over 50 million active users only from India; PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has decided to part away from Chinese tech firm Tencent.
PUBG mobile Ban in India
PUBG Corporation, the company which holds the intellectual property rights (IPR) for the mobile version of the game, issued a statement that it will hand over PUBG Mobile, which was handled by Tencent Games in India, to a South Korean firm.
In its statement following the PUBG mobile ban, the gaming company said, “PUBG Corporation fully understands and respects the measures taken by the government as the privacy and security of player data is a top priority for the company. It hopes to work hand-in-hand with the Indian government to find a solution that will allow gamers to once again drop into the battlegrounds while being fully compliant with Indian laws and regulations.” The company claims is closely monitoring the situation and has seen an overwhelming amount of support from its local fab base.
The PUBG is owned by the South Korean company Bluehole so a way it is not completely Chinese. But After PUBG mobile started gaining popularity, Chinese company Tencent joined with Bluehole to handle distribution and market it in China. This mobile-based game now has more than 600 million downloads and 50 million active players globally, not including the Chinese mainland where a rebranded version of the game is called ‘Game for Peace’.
Well after the ban speculation are in the air that the ban will be removed but there no clear indication as of now. Amid PUBG mobile ban gamers are looking for alternatives to fill the void created. Here are the Top 5 Best PUBG mobile Alternatives which you can try.