Crafton, the distributor of PUBG Mobile India aka Battlegrounds Mobile India, which is based in South Korea, had said that the company had severed ties with China-based Tencent for distribution of the game in India. However, Tencent has tied up with the South Korean brand for distribution of PUBG worldwide. This is the reason why many leaders are raising this concern. A legislator also alleged that the upcoming Battlegrounds Mobile is a single game with minor modifications and the company is merely creating confusion by calling it India-specific. The exact launch date of Battlegrounds Mobile India is unclear.
letter to PM
Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ninong Ering, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has demanded that the game should not be released in India as it still poses a risk to national security, just like the original PUBG banned in September 2020. Was on mobile. Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind objected to the relaunch of banned PUBG Mobile. In a letter to Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, it has been said in the letter that the concern has been raised about Battleground Mobile India. Gadchiroli (Maharashtra) MP Ashok Nete and BJP spokesperson Suresh Nakhua have also requested PM Modi to take strict action against the Chinese company.
What did senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi say?
Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi alleged that the ruling party at the Center was diverting the attention of the youth by allowing the launch of ‘PUBG 2’. The government first banned it and then allowed indirect entry into the company with a 15.5 percent Chinese stake.
Published by:Amit Deshmukh