This year was unlucky for the Indian gamers, as PUBG got banned in India. The decision appeared after the prohibition of other Chinese apps like Tik Tok, SHAREit, and Shein. The battle royale game is famous in India and nearby 200 million Indian users already installed the game. India has already banned many Chinese apps after a fight happened amid Indian and Chinese soldiers in Pangong Tso lake, Ladakh.
Tencent also suffered a huge loss after the ban. But if you are a hardcore lover of the game, then you can still play the game. Want to know more about it, keep reading:
PUBG Ban In India
This year, the Indian Government banned many Chinese apps. The reason behind the ban is to assure the protection of the Indian mobile and internet users against the theft of data. Indian Government has claimed that Chinese apps usage is damaging to national protection, sovereignty, and integrity.
PUBG got banned from India because of the developer’s tie-up with China-based company Tencent Games. So the government just removed PUBG from both Google Play Store and the App Store. After this ban, Tencent suffered a loss of $34 billion in just around two days of the ban.
You Can Still Play PUBG
PUBG game is just not available for mobile users. But you can still enjoy the game on a PC, and on the gaming consoles like PS4 or the Xbox. The government has not banned the game from these options. So if you are a very big fan you can still play this game.
The PC version is named PUBG PC and the console versions are known as PUBG PS4 and PUBG Xbox. These versions are very much better than the mobile version also.
PUBG Cut Ties With Tencent Games
After the battle Royale game got banned in India, PUBG Corporation made the official announcement that they cut ties with Tencent Games. They said that they respect the government’s decision and the secrecy and protection of player data are very much important.
So there are now multiple chances that the PUBG ban can remove in India as now the game has cut ties with the Chinese company.