NEW DELHI: Good news for all PUBG Mobile players as Popular battle royale game PUBG Mobile is set to return to India soon.
According to reports, the game's relaunch could be imminent as Battlegrounds Mobile India.
Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile India's Facebook and YouTube pages have already changed the name to Battlegrounds Mobile India, making the name change more likely.
The company had posted a short teaser on its YouTube channel but has since made it private. A Twitter user managed to take screenshots of the video before it was made private.
The changes made especially for the Indian market include a virtual simulation training ground setting, all characters will be fully clothed from the beginning of the game, and the blood will be green instead of red. The company will also place restrictions on game time to promote healthy gameplay habits for young players.
It is to be mentioned here that earlier in PUBG Mobile was banned in September since Tencent, a Chinese company, held the license for the game.
Further, not only PUBG, but the Indian government also banned over a hundred other Chinese apps and games with concern over 'prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of the state and public order, by the Indian government.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG): What Beginners need to know here?
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is an online multiplayer game that can be played on mobile phones, personal computers, and also gaming consoles like Xbox. It was originally developed and published by PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of South Korean Video Game Company Blue hole. The game is based on previous mods that were created by Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene for other games, inspired by the 2000 Japanese film Battle Royale, and expanded into a standalone game under Greene's creative direction.
Later PUBG was developed by Tencent Gaming. Tencent took the game which Blue hole had made for the PC, changed the skins and maps a little, tweaked the mechanics to make it slower and more suitable for gameplay on the mobile platform. You have now got a new game called PUBG Mobile. Even PUBG Lite and PUBG Mobile Lite belong to Tencent Gaming. According to Statista, in July 2020, PUBG players on PC and console crossed 70 million player base marks. It was quite addictive and the most played game worldwide.
All about PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG):
In a PUBG game, 100 players jump onto a battlefield chosen by them, without arms or weapons, and get on the task of collecting supplies and ammunition that would help them survive. The game comes with several maps and stages. It's violent, with players required to kill each other, while staying within the safe zone circle, to stay alive. The map keeps shrinking, which forces the player to relocate to a new safe zone, and a failure to do these results in death. The last person standing is declared the winner and is greeted with "chicken dinner".
On January 26, FAU: G aka Fearless and United: Guards finally made its official entry on January 26.
The app's co-founder, Vishal Gondal (CEO of GOQii) has suggested that the game was under development for some months. The game has been developed by nCore Games under the mentorship of popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.
The actor further said that the FAU-G has been launched supporting PM Narendra Modi's Atma Nirbhar movement and besides entertainment, players will also learn about the sacrifices of our soldiers.