Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), the Indianised version of PUBG Mobile, is finally available. Krafton has released the stable and final version of the game for the Android ecosystem. This simply means that players can simply download the game on their Android smartphone from the Play Store. However, the brand has not revealed when the version will be available for the iOS platform. In this article, we are going to clear all the doubts about Battlegrounds Mobile India. We will also tell you the correct way to download the final version of game and install it, and more. So, without wasting your precious time, let’s take a closer look.
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Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Final Version Officially Released: How to Download the APK
Krafton has officially released the stable and final version of the Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) game in India. The game is now available for download for every Android user in the country. Players can now download the game from Google Play Store. Furthermore, those who have downloaded the early access version of the game can update it from the app store. Moving on, Krafton has announced that the ongoing Gift event will be extended till August 19. During this period, the company will give different rewards with 1 million, 5 million, and 10 million. In addition, players can also collect the Constable Set (permanent gift for 10 million downloads) after the official opening until August 19, 23:59:59 (UTC). Krafton will announce more such in-game events in the coming days.
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Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI): How to Join BGMI Beta Program
Krafton gives you an option to become a beta tester for BGMI. Interested players can click on this link to register for the testing programme. Just click on the button at the lower-right corner to enrol for the beta test programme for Battlegrounds Mobile India. The developer notes that you can leave the testing programme at any time and can switch to the public version of the app when it is available. The in-game progress and purchases you made in the beta version will be available in the stable version of the game.
BGMI Crosses 10 Million Downloads on Play Store
Krafton, the developer behind BGMI and PUBG Mobile, has revealed that the latest battle royale game has crossed over 10 million downloads on Google Play Store. The company has revealed that the game reached this number within a few hours of its official release. Furthermore, the game is currently at the top spot in the “Top Free” apps section of the Google Play Store.
BGMI iOS Version Release Details
Krafton is yet to release the iOS version of Battlegrounds Mobile India aka BGMI. iPhone users have been waiting for the game to be released on their devices for a long time. Here is what Krafton and BGMI support team have to say about the iOS release of the game:
“We currently do not have a specific release date for when the game will be released on iOS devices, Kindly keep an eye on the official announcements for further news regarding the game.”
BGMI 1.5 Update Release Details
PUBG Mobile 1.5 Ignition update is finally available to players. The update has brought several new features, free rewards and much more to the players. However, the 1.5 version update for BGMI is pending to be released. The BGMI 1.5.0 APK download links and files showing on the web are truly fake and we advice users not to download them. Not only websites, but several YouTube videos are providing tips and tricks to download the 1.5.0 version of the BGMI. We caution the users in this regard as these links could be dangerous and carry malware that can damage your smartphone.
Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Early Access Download Now Open for All
Krafton has confirmed that the Battlegrounds Mobile India game is now available for all. the developers have revealed that everyone can download BGMI to get their hands on the newest game. Users can click on the Play Store listing to download the game. Krafton has also announced a bunch of rewards for early access members. These include a Supply Crate Coupon, 2x EXP Cards and 2x BP Cards. You can claim these rewards from your in-game mail.
How to Download and Install Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Early Access APK from Google Play Store
Once you have enrolled on the testing programme, you can follow these steps to download the Battlegrounds Mobile India game on your Android smartphone:
- Go to Google Play Store and search for Battlegrounds Mobile India. Alternatively, you can click on this link.
- The Install button will be visible right next to the game title. Click on it to install the game on your smartphone.
- Once done, the game will start downloading and install on your smartphone.
The app will then ask for permission like storage. Follow the on-screen instructions to start playing the game on your Android smartphone.
What is the Total Download Size of Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) on Android Smartphone?
As per the developers, the apk download size for Battlegrounds Mobile India is about 768MB. However, it is important to note that you should keep your storage free up to 2GB or more in order to download the game. Furthermore, if you download all the maps, resource packs, and additional downloads, the total size of the game will be 6.58GB.
BGMI Game Resource Pack: What is It? Download Size
Once you have downloaded the game on your smartphone, it will ask you to download the Resource Pack. This basically an extension pack that allows you to provide better graphics, skins, character details, and more to improve the overall gaming experience. There are two different types of Resource Packs available in the game: Low-spec Resource Pack and HD Resource Pack.
The Low-spec Resource is about 379.6MB in size and it applies the low-end version of all graphics resources. This will allow the game to run smoothly. It is helpful especially for those who are running the game on low-end mobile smartphones. Next up is the HD Resource Pack. The pack is about 618.2MB in size and it basically applies the HD version of all graphics resources. This means that players will get superior performance and effects, which provide a best-in-class gaming experience. That said, you can only enter the game when you download the resource pack.
Can We Transfer My PUBG Mobile Account to Battlegrounds Mobile India?
The developers have finally given an option to transfer your existing PUBG Mobile account to Battlegrounds Mobile India. This simply means that players can easily transfer their existing PUBG Mobile account to BGMI. All you need to do is follow these steps:
- Open the BGMI game and log in using your Facebook, Twitter or Google Play account.
- Once done, you will see a pop-up message that says ‘Account Data Transfer’.
- Click on Yes and you will be asked whether you reside in India. Click on Yes again.
- In the next screen, you will be asked to select the social network account that you linked with PUBG Mobile. One can select Facebook or Twitter.
- Once done, the app will then ask you to login into your Facebook account to transfer all the things to the new BGMI application.
- With this, all your skins, characters, and more will be transferred to your new Battlegrounds Mobile India account.
Are There any Restrictions with Battlegrounds Mobile India?
The question here is: does Battlegrounds Mobile India has any restrictions? The answer is yes.
The first restriction comes in the forms of slots. The slots are currently not available at the time of writing. However, the company has confirmed that it will roll out more beta slots for its users.
Secondly, the BGMI is designed to restrict your gameplay. If you are over 18 years old and you are playing the game for a long stretch, it will remind you to take a break after every 45 minutes.
Moreover, the game also gives you a handy guide on how to make the gaming experience a comfortable one by giving some tricks like maintaining a proper posture, use an ample amount of light, and more.
Another restriction here is the blood. In BGMI, the blood is green and you cannot change it red like could do in PUBG Mobile.
BGMI Errors: ‘Server is busy’ and ‘Error Code: Restrict_area’
As you know that Battlegrounds Mobile India is meant for Indian consumers. The game will not work for players outside of India. Hence, the error message and the notification is only sent to those who are either playing the game outside India or using some kind of emulator. The problem may also effect due to a poorly configured local network.