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PUBG cuts ties with Chinese publisher Tencent Games for India franchise

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After the Indian government decided to pull the plug on popular battle royale game PUBG, millions of players and gamers had been left out in the cold. The latest updates regarding the game are encouraging as the South Korean unit have decided to end its association with Tencent Games for India, leaving an avenue for the reversal of the ban implemented a week ago. 

The app was removed from the App store subsequently after the government took a decision to ban it over threats to national security. The South Korean organization had claimed that they are in touch with the Indian government to remove the ban.

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In a landmark step, the game has decided to sever all ties with Tencent gaming when it comes to the Indian market.

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“PUBG Corporation fully understands and respects the measures taken by the government as the privacy and security of player data is a top priority for the company. It 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,”

As a result of the ban, Tencent gaming reported a loss of $34 billion in terms of market value already.

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PUBG Mobile is the mobile version of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, an intellectual property owned and developed by PUBG Corporation, a South Korean gaming company. The company is actively engaged in developing and publishing PUBG on multiple platforms, including PUBG Mobile in select territories, to provide the best player experiences possible.”

PUBG Corp thanks the Indian users for their passion

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PUBG thanked the Indian players for the swell of support they have attained. They noted:

“It has seen an overwhelming amount of support for the game from the country’s player base and would like to thank the community for their passion and enthusiasm,”

“The company explores ways to provide its own PUBG experience for India in the near future, it is committed to doing so by sustaining a localised and healthy gameplay environment for its fans.”

Meanwhile, to prod the gaming community into a new direction, FAU-G has been unveiled as a prospective battle royale game developed by an Indian unit.

While it has gathered controversy early on with respect to its poster, which has reportedly been copied, the gameplay is highly anticipated.

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