Ministry of Information & Technology bans PUBG and 118 other mobile applications. Government blocks 118 mobile apps which are prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order.It will be soon removed from Google Play Store and Apple App Store in the country.
Government blocks 118 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order: Govt of India
PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik, PUBG MOBILE LITE, WeChat Work & WeChat reading are among the banned mobile apps. The major apps like mobile gaming sensation PubG backed by Tencent, Zili by Xiaomi and Alibaba group’s shopping portal AliExpress. Apps like Resso and ULike from Byte Dance.As per Reports, Although PubG videogame has been developed by a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole, it is also backed by China’s most valuable internet major Tencent.
According to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the mobile game has been banned under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, on grounds that “they are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”.
“This decision is a targeted move to ensure safety, security and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace,” the statement said.
This move, it said, would safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. ”
The Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds aka PUBG was launched in 2018 globally and There are close to 33 million active PUBG players in India. But you still have a few notable PUBG Mobile alternatives that you can play on both your Android and iOS devices. If you are also a die-hard PUBG fan, here are some games to replace PUBG.
Take a look at the top 5 PUBG alternatives here:
Call of Duty: Mobile:
Call of Duty: Mobile is available for both Android and iPhone users and around 100 million downloads on Google Playstore.
Garena Free Fire:
Garena Free Fire is the ultimate survival shooter game available on mobile. Each 10-minute game places you on a remote island. Free Fire has over 500 million downloads.
Shadowgun Legends is a groundbreaking online shooter that blurs the lines between console and mobile gaming. This game is available on Android as well as iOS devices.
Knives Out (also known as Wilderness Action) is here to revive the genre of first-person action games by throwing hordes of opponents into the mix. It has over 10 million downloads.
Infinity Ops: Online FPS:
A multiplayer FPS in a sci-fi setting!
The event of the game take place in the distant future, when humanity has surpassed the limits of technological development.
Recently Garena’s FreeFire has partnered up with Netflix and the gaming industry is all set for September events. The game’s last month’s theme was set around its third anniversary. This month, the game has partnered up with Netflix and has come up with a theme based on its show, Money Heist.
The Garena’s FreeFire events lined up for September are:
Hacker Store (September 2 – September 8)
September Booyah Event (September 2 – September 30)
Chocolate Day Event (September 3 – September 9)
FreeFire collaboration with Money Heist (Be a Part of the Resistance) (September 6 – September 12)
FreeFire Collaboration with Money Heist (Plan Bermuda Kunoichi Diamond Royale) (September 6 – September 22)
FreeFire collaboration with Money Heist (Plan Bermuda Shinobi Faded Wheel) (September 7 – September 20)