"Yeh PUBG wala hai kya?" Prime Minister Narendra Modi had quipped during the 'Pariksha pe Charcha 2.0' in January 2019, asking a mother who raised concerns about her son being too much involved into online gaming
PUBG fans are now a step closer to get their hands on the Battlegrounds Mobile India game!
South Korean video game developer Krafton on Tuesday announced that the pre-registration for PUBG's Indian version "Battlegrounds Mobile India" is now live on Google Play Store for fans in India.
It could be the end to the months of agony for die-hard fans of PUBG, a popular video game in India. South Korean-developer Krafton confirmed on Thursday the return of its much-anticipated game for the Indian users. The game however will not release as PUBG Mobile India but as Battlegrounds Mobile India.
New Delhi: Amid rumours around PUBG’s comeback in India, South Korean video game developer Krafton on Thursday confirmed the return of its much-anticipated game for the Indian users. The company…
New Delhi: The low-end version of the battle royale game PUBG called Lite is officially closing down on April 29. PUBG Lite was introduced in 2019 for entry-level mobile devices. The Indian government banned both PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite on September 2 last year. The news of PUBG Lite’s shut down was confirmed […]
New Delhi: PUBG Mobile developer Krafton has invested $22.4 million in the homegrown esports company Nodwin Gaming, the media reported on Tuesday. According to TechCrunch, the aim is to “maintain some presence in what was once its key overseas market” after the ban on PUBG along with several other Chinese apps last year (although Krafton […]
Beijing: PUBG universe is expanding with a new mobile title for Android and iOS called PUBG: New State, which catapults the battle royale ahead in time for a more futuristic take on the massive multiplayer genre. Set in 2051, the game takes place years after the current PUBG games — which are set in approximately […]
New Delhi: Bringing cheers to Indian mobile gamers ahead of Diwali, PUBG Corporation on Thursday said it is making a comeback to the India market with the creation of an Indian subsidiary and a new game. With its South Korean parent company Krafton, Inc., PUBG Corp also plans to make investments worth $100 million in […]
Kalyani: A 21-year-old student allegedly took his life in West Bengal’s Nadia district for not being able to play PUBG, police said on Sunday. Pritam Halder, an ITI student, was found hanging in his house in Purba Lalpur in Chakdaha police station area, they said. After having breakfast on Friday morning, Pritam went to his […]
The ban on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ (PUBG) app created a stir among the gaming creators and professional streamers in India. But the gaming creators are already on a quest to shift focus from PUBG to other games which can prove as alternatives. This ban is expected to change the way India’s small but emerging game streaming […]
Akshay Kumar today announced that he is presenting an action game Fearless And United-Guards FAU-G. The superstar is developing this game in collaboration with an Indian gaming company nCore Games. Akki also states that with this step he is supporting the Atma Nirbhar Movement call of the Indian Prime Minister. In his tweet, Akshay Kumar […]
Beijing: Hit hard by India’s move to ban 118 apps, including PUBG, China on Thursday termed the action as ‘discriminatory restrictions’ on Chinese companies and alleged that it violated World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. Gao Feng, the spokesperson of China’s Ministry of Commerce, said that the Chinese side expressed serious concern and firm objection to […]
New Delhi: Soon after the government banned the popular online game PUBG along with 117 other Chinese applications, a flood of reactions on various social media platforms like Twitter continued on Thursday. Some people were still able to play the game but a vast majority of PUBG lovers were left sad without it. “My Last […]
New Delhi: With the PUBG Mobile ban, the government on Wednesday delivered what many Indian parents had been waiting to hear for months now, while leaving their children shocked. Even before the government banned TikTok, along with 58 other Chinese apps in June, sporadic demands for PUBG ban had surfaced on several platforms from time […]
Bhubaneswar: Soon after the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Wednesday banned PUBG along with 118 mobile apps, the decision has resulted in a flurry of memes and reactions on Twitter. While many welcomed the move by sharing memes on Twitter, many expressed disappointment over the development. Here are some of the memes on […]
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology today banned as many as 118 mobile apps including PUBG in view of the emergent nature of threats as they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order. The Ministry reportedly received many complaints […]
New Delhi: The Government of India recently banned 59 Chinese apps on concerns over the safety and security of user data and privacy of Indians. However, the biggest doubt on everyone’s mind is, why the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG or the Call of Duty Mobile battle royale game did not find any mention in the […]
Bengaluru: PUBG Mobile on Tuesday shared more information about the cheating detection efforts and implements being developed, including an upgraded anti-cheat system with advanced real-time detection technology. “We want players to know that we are 100 per cent committed to providing a fair game experience for everyone. We are doing everything possible to keep cheaters […]
Belagavi: A 21-year-unemployed man allegedly killed his father and beheaded him after he objected to his playing games on the mobile phone all the time, police said on Monday. The incident took place at around 04.30 am on Monday in Kakti village, about 15 km from here. A case of murder was registered against the […]
Srinagar: In a first in Kashmir, a 19-year-old youth died while playing PUBG online game on his mobile phone in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar district, police sources said on Friday. The incident took place when Asim Bashir of Kanipora area had gone to his friend’s house on Thursday in Chanapora outskirts of Srinagar city. “The […]
By Gokul Bhagabati New Delhi: Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults. The warning came following reports of a 24-year-old mother committing suicide last week in Tamil Nadu after she […]
BY RADHIKA PARASHAR New Delhi: Call it the gravest level of gaming addiction, but three years back, two Delhi brothers – hooked to gaming consoles in such a way that they forgot to take meals, bathe or even take loo breaks – finally ended up in a rehabilitation facility. Three years is a long time […]
New Delhi: Some PlayersUnknown Battleground (PUBG) players in India were in for a shock when they received health reminder pop-ups on their screens, barring them from playing the popular game. The company on Saturday said it had fixed the undisclosed issue. The undisclosed issue, which appears to have affected users only in India, not only […]