Why PUBG banned in India? Everything you need to know

The government of India has banned both PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite application in the country on September 2 under section 69A of the Information Technology Act.

Here are some informations that you need to know why PUBG ban in India?


Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) banned PUBG along with 117more Chinese apps stating that the information that these apps are getting are being used in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the state and public order. A large chunk of PUBG players have already invested money to buy skins, Royale Pass etc. Now they are worried about how to retrieve that. The mobile PUBG network has not published any statement regarding this.

India is on its way to develop its own alternatives to PUBG Mobile. Games like FAU-G has been already developed that will not only work as an alternative to PUBG but also to let the young players know about the valor of Indian army.

Not only PUBG but also many of its alternatives namely Many popular alternatives like Knives Out-No rules, just fight!, Rules of Survival and Creative Destruction, to name a few, have also been banned by the government of India.

India government banned PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite application which are developed by Chinese company Tencent Games. It is situated and registered in China. But PUBG PC is not banned in India. That means you can still play your favorite game in your desktop or laptop. PUBG PC is not owned by China. It is developed by PUBG Corporation owned by BlueHole which is located in Korea. Tencent Games does have a stake in BlueHole, but the game servers and all resources are based out of Korea and not China. PUBG PC is requires much power to run smoothly. It costs around ₹1000.

For those who still miss playing PUBG in phone, there are some alternatives of these game available in playstore likeMany battle royale games are available on Google Play Store and App Store. Games like Call of Duty: Mobile, Garena Free Fire etc.