Bye Bye PUBG! No Indian Will Be Able To Play PUBG Mobile, PUBG Mobile Lite From Today
And finally, the day of recoking has come.
Effective October 30th, 2020, no India will be able to play PUBG Mobile or PUBG Mobile Lite in India.
This is the official end of PUBG Mobile in India, unless a miracle happens.
Here are the official details.
PUBG Servers Shut Down For Indians
Effective October 30, 2020, PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite will not be accessible to any Indian. The rights of publishing and running PUBG games in India has been closed, and returned to the owners of the PUBG intellectual rights.
In an official announcement, PUBG said, ”Dear Fans, To comply with the interim order of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology dated September 2, 2020, Tencent Games will terminate all service and access for users in India to PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik and PUBG MOBILE Lite (together, “PUBG Mobile”) on October 30, 2020. The rights to publish PUBG MOBILE in India will be returned to the owner of the PUBG intellectual property.”
When PUBG was banned last month, along with 118 Chinese apps, those who had already installed PUBG on their mobile or desktop were still able to play the game, since the servers wre live. No new installs were possible.
But now, since the access to the PUBG servers have been severed and cut from India, no Indian will be able to play PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite.
There were around 3.3 crore PUBG fans in India, and for them, the game is officially over.
Can A Miracle Happen Now?
In the last 50 odds days, ever since PUBG was banned, some reports had emerged, which suggested that PUBG can return to India.
Within days of the PUBG ban, PUBG’s original owners ditched China’s Tencent, which gave a hope for the game’s revival in India.
Later, rumors came in that Reliance can team up with PUBG owners to relaunch the game in India.
Few days back, reports emerged that the Korean owners of PUBG have started recruiting Indians, which again gave us hope.
But now, it seems, that these were just rumors and speculations.
Only a miracle can now bring back PUBG to India now.