Could PUBG Mobile be banned in India?


In the wake of the India-China clash at the Galwan Valley, the Indian government took the unprecedented step of banning 59 Chinese apps in the country on Monday including the extremely popular TikTok and UC Browser.

However, people were confused as to why the massively popular multiplayer game PUBG did not find a mention in the long list of 59 Chinese apps? Many were also curious to know whether the popular battle royale game PUBG Mobile has been banned or not because of the assumption that it is a Chinese app.

Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent fears that the Indian government could ban its PUBG Mobile game. Notably, Tencent is also a major investor in Indian startups.

Notably, PUBG MOBILE is one of the most popular games in India, and also India’s most played battle royale game.

Is PUBG banned in India?

Now that it is clear that PUBG originated from South Korea, and not China, users need not worry. The government has not decided to put a ban on PUBG Mobile in India and players will be able to play the game on their Android, iOS devices like before.

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