PUBG ban in India has disappointed a lot of PUBG fans, and ever since the ban the fans are waiting for the relaunch of an online multiplayer game in the country. Post ban the PUBG Corp has also break ties with Chinese gaming firm Tencent Games, but the Indian government is yet to revoke the ban. On September 2nd, along with 118 Chinese apps including PUBG Mobile and PUBG Lite citing concern over security.
The ministry confirmed the apps were banned because they were engaged in activities which were “prejudicial” to sovereignty and security of the nation.
When PUBG will be Back in India?
According to InsideSport report, they got information from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) that the ministry is not in hurry to lift the ban on PUBG or any other Chinese app. According to the ministry, the situation is not going to be changed of PUBG or any other banned app.
Ministry sources also told InsideSport that breaking ties with Tencent Games is not enough to revoke the ban there are some other aspects as well. “There is no discussion within the ministry officially to revoke the ban on any of the apps listed in the ban list. We will stay away from making any comment on any specific company or app”, ministry source familiar with the matter told InsideSport.
The report suggests that at this stage the government is not ready to discuss the banned app list. Forget about leafing the ban the government is not even ready to discuss the ban. InsideSport report also suggests that the PUBG Corps haven’t made any representation to the officials so far.
The company has already released a statement from their side that they will be reaching out to the government to resolve the issue. Reportedly the PUBG Corps were also indulged in talks with Jio and other India companies for tie up and bring the game back in the country.
But as reported by the InsiderSport it seems that the government is not interested in revoking the ban from PUBG Mobile and speculations has to be buried with this information.