Given the current dispute between China and India, the Indian Government has been targeting the Chinese products in India which has resulted in banning a lot of Chinese apps. Among them, TikTok and PUBG Mobile are the biggest apps to be banned. PUBG mobile is the highest-grossing mobile game in India. PUBG Mobile has 55 million-plus downloads in India, with more than 33 million active users daily.
Ban of PUBG Mobile in India
But on Sep 2 the Indian government decided to ban PUBG Mobile along with other Chinese apps. As a fact that Tencent, a Chinese company was who has developed the mobile version of PUBG. As the mobile version is developed by a Chinese company, the Government of India put a ban on PUBG Mobile seeing a threat in users’ data protection and sharing.
Tencent had huge users in India alone. Due to which after this ban PUBG Mobile, Company had to bear a huge loss. There was a huge drop in the value of the stock of Tencent in a single week of the ban. And the original developer of PUBG mobile company, Bluehole studios also had to face a huge loss.
How PUBG mobile is returning to India?
The Developer of PUBG Bluehole and Lightning Studios had to bear loss due to Tencent a Chinese Company After the ban on the Chinese apps and facing the losses, Bluehole studious are bringing back a separate version of PUBG Mobile for India. The new PUBG mobile apps will have clear to run in Indian Market as the game will not be associated with any Chinese companies. The Developer of the game has a separate version of itself for Korean players. And Chinese players have their own version of the game with certain changes. Likewise now PUBG Mobile will return in India with an Indian version of PUBG Mobile.
The competitor to PUBG Mobile in India?
Just a day after the PUBG Mobile was a ban in India, a new game was announced to replace the PUBG Mobile. Famous Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has announced that the Indian version of the Battle Royale game, FAU-G will be launched soon in India. But PUBG is making its way for return in India. Many players were worried that their favorite game with the ban. But the developer of PUBG Bluehole doesn’t want to lose the number of active players from India. So a different version of PUBG Mobile will be launched in India
Many players may have a concern that the app will get ban again after its return. But as a savior of the app company is keeping all data in India. And this data will be used inside India only. The main thing from banning PUBG was due to user security concerns. Now, this thing is fixed by the company to provide the same experience of PUBG as its players got.
PUBG Mobile is also one of the popular games in Nepal also. If the game is banned due to some reason will it impact you as well? Please write on comment below if it will impact you if PUBG Mobile is banned in Nepal