PUBG Corporation has decided to end ties with the Chinese company Tencent Games by revoking its publishing rights in India in a move to reverse the ban the gaming app PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) was given last week.
“In light of recent developments, PUBG Corporation has made the decision to no longer authorize the PUBG MOBILE franchise to Tencent Games in India. Moving forward, PUBG Corporation will take on all publishing responsibilities within the country,” the company said. Pubg Corp is also exploring ways to provide gaming experience to Indian users in the future.
The gaming app was banned after its association with Tencent Games, a Chinese company was noted and criticised. The Indian government banned 118 Chinese apps amidst rising tensions with China.
Tencent had lost $34 billion in terms of market value, after the ban.