- PUBG Corp. has cut all ties with Tencent in India.
- They will partner with some local company for publishing PUBG Mobile.
- PUBG hopes to work hand-in-hand with the Indian government.
After the Indian government banned Tencent operated PUBG Mobile on the grounds of data privacy, the whole country was demanding PUBG Corp. to bring the mobile version of the game back. And now, the company has delivered the good for the Indian fans.
Update: Sources have revealed that the government might not unban PUBG Mobile due to the "violent" nature of the game. Read more here.
PUBG Mobile is coming back online very soon: PUBG Corp
In light of recent developments, PUBG Corporation has made the decision to no longer authorize the PUBG MOBILE franchise to Tencent Games in India, although Tencent was already in talks with the Indian government. Instead, they will take on all publishing responsibilities within the country with some Indian companies. Well, this means that the mobile version of the game will be unbanned very soon. The PUBG Corp. has also promised a healthy gameplay experience in India.
People playing the Chinese version of the game, Game of Peace, also got a notification about this, which confirms the news.
PUBG Corp. to work hand in hand with the Indian Govt.
Adding further PUBG Corporation said that they fully understand and respect the measures taken by the government. They also added that the players' privacy and data security is their top priority. PUBG Corp hopes to work hand-in-hand with the Indian government to find a solution that will allow gamers to once again drop into the battlegrounds while being fully compliant with Indian laws and regulations.
PUBG Corporation is committed to providing its unique battle royale experience to a global audience and hopes to continue engaging with its passionate player base in India. In addition to regular content updates, the company is exploring different ways to engage its community in India through various region-based activities, including esports and community events.PUBG Corp.
We currently don't know which particular company is partnering with PUBG, although there is a rumor about Reliance's Jio. There has been no official statement by either Jio or PUBG though. We currently have only this much of information but we are committed to getting you the latest updates on the PUBG Mobile ban in India. The article will be updated when we have more intel. Stay tuned.