In the middle of the Lunar New Year holidays, the situation of pneumonia and the spread of corona virus caused the people of Wuhan in particular and the mainland in general to be afraid and extremely confused. Many people chose to stay at home, avoiding crowds in front of a government blockade. And PUBG Mobile is one of their entertainment options.
Next to Vuong Gia Vinh Dieu, PUBG Mobile is the most played battle royale game in this Asian country. The sThe sudden increase in the number of players over the past few days has caused Chinese servers to be overloaded resulting in a downtime.
This situation has been happening since last weekend, which is reflected by the gaming community many times with the game operator. Tencent said it is trying to fix and ensure server stability. Along with that, the company also offers players multiple login gifts as compensation for gamers.
Not only due to the disease from corona virus, Tet holiday is also a time when gamers have a lot of free time, so they often come to games to entertain or kill time. With a population of over 1 billion people, of course the number of people who log in to play the game will be very huge.
Charlie Moseley, head of the Chengdu Game Federation, said the increase in traffic to online games PUBG Mobile in the past few days was huge, but Tencent was able to make necessary adjustments and control the situation. Gamers can be assured of server status after a few more days.
However, many gamers are frustrated and unable to control. They posted a complaint status, attacking the publisher with the hastag #GameForPeaceCollapsed (PUBG Mobile has collapsed). Many of these statuses have attracted hundreds of thousands of shares and comments from the community.