PUBG Mobile to stop working for all users in India today: Read full statement
PUBG Mobile will stop working for all users in India from today, the game developers announced in a Facebook post. The official statement said that the both PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite will stop working for users across India from October 30, 2020.
PUBG Mobile will stop working for all users in India from today, the game developers announced in a Facebook post. The official statement said that the both PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite will stop working for users across India from October 30, 2020. This announcement came on the back of the Indian government's decision to ban PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite on 2nd September, 2020. The game was banned under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act 2009.
PUBG Mobile India said that all the publishing rights for PUBG Mobile will be returned the owner of the PUBG Intellectual property - PUBG Corporation. PUBG Mobile also stressed on the fact that protecting user data is their top priority, and that they have always complied with the data protection laws of the country.
Full statement from PUBG Corporation:
The announcement comes even as PUBG Corporation is trying to come up with ways to make a comeback. They recently ended the partnership with Tencent, and said that they will work with the Indian government to look for a quick resolution. They seemingly want to comply with all the existing laws in the country, and will take complete charge of operations.
PUBG Mobile has been developed by Krafton Game Union, which is a subsidiary of the South-Korean company Bluehole Incorporated. The publishing rights for the game in India were previously held by Tencent Games.
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