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Why PUBG is not banned in India? - Indian government Banned 59 Chinese Apps Excluding PUBG

Why is PUBG not banned? - Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps excluding PUBG

Why PUBG is not banned in India: PUBG (PlayerUnknown's battlegrounds) mobile - India's most popular mobile game which is loved by millions of people in India and a lot of people worldwide is a battle royale game which follows the central idea of a game where 100 players spawn on an island and have to find weapons and eliminate each other the one who survives till the last wins.

Battlegrounds was first released for Microsoft Windows through Steam's initial access beta program in March 2017, with a full discharge in December 2017. The game was likewise discharged by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One employing its Xbox Game Preview program that equivalent month and formally released in September 2018.

Why is PUBG not banned? - Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps excluding PUBG

An allowed to-play versatile form for Android and iOS was discharged in 2018, notwithstanding a port for the PlayStation 4. A variant for the Stadia spilling stage was released in April 2020. Battlegrounds is extraordinary compared to other selling and most-played computer games ever. By 2019, the game's PC and comfort variants have sold more than 60 million duplicates, notwithstanding PUBG Mobile has crossed 600 million downloads.

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Why is PUBG not banned?

PUBG is not banned in India because it is a Joint venture of the Korean Company Bluehole and Chinese company Tencent. After PUBG pc became popular, the Chinese tech giant Tencent joined hands with Bluehole - The makers of PUBG.

Why is PUBG not banned? - Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps excluding PUBG

On 29 June 2020 government of India banned 59 apps, including the top-rated apps such as Tiktok, UC browser, camscanner, etc., relating to concerns of users' data piracy and safety. Hopefully coming as a relief to mobile gaming lovers the most loved PUBG was not banned

The second reason why pubg is not banned? Is that it doesn't request unnecessary permissions from users like location and camera, which leads to a massive amount of data piracy.

We can say that banning those 59 Chinese apps was a significant and progressive step, we as a country cannot put such a massive internet database at risk, this will also promote a lot of Indian developers to come forward.

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