South Korea’s Krafton Inc — rights holders of the PlayerUnknown’s BattleGround (PUBG) sport — launched a teaser for a brand new sport known as Battlegrounds Cell India specifically made for the nation.
Final September, the Indian authorities banned PUBG and 118 different Chinese language apps over knowledge safety issues. The IP holding firm tried to distance itself from China-based Tencent, the distributors of the sport in India, in an effort to get the ban lifted.
Two months later, Krafton stated that it goals to deliver the sport again within the nation in some kind. The agency additionally pledged to speculate $100 million within the native gaming group.
We don’t know a lot concerning the sport aside from the truth that it’ll be a Battle Royale sport — similar to PUBG Cell. The teaser means that the upcoming sport might very a lot seem like the banned title. Krafton stated in an announcement that it’ll have a pre-registration interval earlier than the sport formally launches within the nation.
In line with the privateness coverage listed on the sport’s web site, the sport will comply with all native legal guidelines concerning knowledge storage. That is most likely to keep away from any battle with the federal government’s insistence on storing all person knowledge within the nation.
In an interview with SportsKeeda, a high PUBG creator revealed yesterday that the brand new sport is anticipated to be launched in June. However take that info with a pinch of salt as there’s no official affirmation but.
Earlier than it acquired banned, PUBG Cell was one of the crucial standard video games in India with greater than 15 million energetic customers. So a whole lot of gamers have been eagerly ready for the title’s return.