PUBG Banned in the country along with 118 others
Twitter blasts with various memes by Netizens as Ministry of Electronics and Information technology issued orders to ban 118 more Chinese apps.
In a statement, the ministry has said that “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.”
Players Unknown Battleground (PUBG) was a widely famous in India and had a huge user base of nearly millions of players.
The usage of application increased more frequent following the lockdown.
The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs has also sent an exhaustive recommendation for blocking these malicious apps, it said.
In the current going tension between India- China, Government has taken this bold step. This is also been called as Digital Strike on China by India.
The Korean based Game application did have the largest market in India for its smartphone version. Recently many famous YouTube gamers have spent more than lakhs of rupees in PUBG mobile.
PC version of the game might still be available on Steam as it is a complete by product of Bluehole company.
Till now there is no update on the unofficial Emulator version of PUBG mobile.
E-Sports will still continue to grow in India with the current support received by E-sport players.