Battlegrounds Mobile India ban has been demanded by Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ninong Ering in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The three-page letter was posted on Twitter and it states that Battlegrounds Mobile India launch is a option to “sidestep the laws and deceive the government and Indian citizens.” According to Ering, Krafton is making an attempt to relaunch PUBG Mobile by merely altering the identify and provide minor modifications, which he calls an “illusion and a trick”. Battlegrounds Mobile India launch date has not been revealed but, but rumours recommend the game will launch on June tenth or June 18th.
Will Battlegrounds Mobile India be banned in India?
In the letter, Ering stated that Chinese-based Tencent is the second-largest stakeholder in Krafton with a 15.5 p.c stake. He provides that Krafton’s Indian staff are former Tencent staff. Ering additionally factors to the Battlegrounds Mobile India Play Store URL, which accommodates PUBG Mobile, one thing that was reported final week. Additionally, the MLA states that Krafton has invested in Nodwin Gaming, which is able to host PUBG on its servers. Nodwin apparently has ongoing ties with Tencent.
The three-page letter primarily means to recommend that Battlegrounds Mobile Inda is nothing but a PUBG Mobile relaunch and is a “threat to the security of India and privacy of citizens”. Notably, Krafton is including the identical maps and weapons in Battlegrounds as seen in PUBG Mobile. On Sunday, 91mobiles noticed that PUBG Mobile’s Erangel map will characteristic within the upcoming game. Indeed, there appears to be a variety of ties between Battlegrounds Mobile India and PUBG Mobile regardless of Krafton consciously not mentioning the latter wherever on its web site.
Whether these ties to PUBG Mobile will result in a Battlegrounds Mobile India ban stays to be seen. To recall, PUBG Mobile was banned in India final yr and Krafton had taken over publishing rights from Tencent. The game was then introduced to launch as PUBG Mobile India. Krafton retitled the identify to name it Battlegrounds Mobile India, but it appears PUBG Mobile’s traces nonetheless stay. It will likely be fascinating to see if the Indian authorities pays heed to the MLA’s considerations.