Previously, due to tensions between China and India, the Indian government came up with 59 applications originating from China. forced “scarf melon fruit pack” out of the app market in this country. Among the names appearing in these 59 applications, not yet PUBG Mobile. But with a series of controversy related to game addiction in India, there have been a series of calls to boycott this survival shooter.
Although not in the 59 applications mentioned above, but PUBG Mobile is also hard to escape gloomy fate in India. Recently, the Indian military has also asked its soldiers and employees to uninstall 89 apps from their phones, of which PUBG Mobile naturally belongs to concerns about security issues.
In this “black list” is both PUBG Mobile and Facebook
PUBG Mobile is not the only game banned from the Indian army, this list also includes Mobile Legends, Clash of Kings, NONO Live and many Tencent games and applications. Popular social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Snap Chat are also affected. The latest tension between India and China is the main reason for this ban. In sensitive times like this, information leakage is a very serious problem.
The ban by the Indian military is separated from the previous 59 Chinese ban. Previously banned apps have been completely removed from Google Play Store and App Store in India. PUBG Mobile is still available on Google Play Store and App Store, but most likely, this game will also “fly away” like many other Chinese Tencent apps and games.
PUBG Mobile is currently the most popular as well as the most potential esports game in India with many sponsors and large organizations, but it is also proportional to a series of “scandals” related to gamers’ life issues.
Earlier, during the Indian government’s crackdown, 59 Chinese mobile applications, including the widely popular video platform TikTok, were put on the blacklist.
Currently, video sharing application TikTok is one of the most popular platforms in the country, with more than 120 million users, so India is concerned that the theft of its users’ information could cause images. affect the security situation of the country.
Earlier, Sonam Wangchuk, a prominent South Asian educator and innovator, posted a video on his YouTube channel saying that people should boycott apps from China, including those Developed by Chinese companies like Tiktok or PUBG Mobile. These videos have a total of more than 5 million views and include people who have a say in this populous country.