The anticipation for the relaunch of PUBG Mobile in India is growing by the day, and it seems like people are going out of their way to find any new information regarding its availability.
In one such instance, some users were able to find a Google Play Store link and pubg mobile india apk download options in the “News” section of their official websites. However, these links seem to lead to dead ends at this point.
The rise in excitement followed the announcement made by PUBG Corporation on November 12 that they would be rebranding their PUBG Mobile offering to present a brand new game called PUBG Mobile India exclusively for Indian users and thereby bypassing any links to China that have caused the app to be banned for more than 3 months now.
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PUBG Mobile rose quickly in its ranks to be one of the most popular games in not just the mobile genre, but gaming in general. Its Esport scene attracted thousands of viewers and big sponsors to bring it as close to mainstream entertainment as any Esport in India has seen.
While most regions have download links on the website itself, India is the only region lacking it largely due to the uncertainty around its return and the logistics and planning behind the big launch.
However, it is anticipated that by the end of the year it should get sorted and we should have one of the most played games ever in India to be back in business.
PUBG MOBILE INDIA FAQS
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PUBG MOBILE AND PUBG MOBILE INDIA?
PUBG Mobile is the portable version of famous battle-royale game PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds. The game was officially launched in 2018 for the entire world but due to some reasons, some localized versions or counterparts of this game were made for regions like China, Korea and Japan. PUBG Mobile India can be considered as one of the counterparts with slight changes than the original global version.
WHO IS THE PUBLISHER OF PUBG MOBILE IN INDIA?
PUBG Mobile India will be fully developed and controlled by the PUBG Creators, PUBG Corporation. Earlier, the publishing rights were handled by Tencent but since the ban, PUBG Corp severed its ties with the Chinese conglomerate for the region and assumed full control over game development, publishing and launch in India.
WHAT IS THE PUBG MOBILE INDIA LAUNCH DATE?
PUBG Corporation has not revealed any official launch date as of now. The game was speculated to launch during the festive season of Diwali but the game has not been released yet. The launch date will be revealed by official social media handles of PUBG Mobile India so we suggest you to check their website, Instagram handle and YouTube channel on a regular basis.
WHAT ARE THE NEW FEATURES IN PUBG MOBILE INDIA?
PUBG Mobile India is developed to better suit its Indian player base and the hardcore theme of this game has been toned down. The red bloodstain colour is changed to green and the in-game characters will be fully dressed right from the start. A new time-limit feature is also added for the underage players in order to promote healthy gaming practices.
HOW TO DOWNLOAD PUBG MOBILE INDIA?
Similar to any other application, the game will be published on official application stores like Google Play and Apple App Store. PUBG Mobile can also be downloaded from their official website and hence, PUBG Mobile India might be available on its website after it’s launch.
IS PUBG MOBILE UNBANNED IN INDIA?
No official statements regarding the unban has been revealed till date and hence, the details are unclear. PUBG Mobile is returning back in India in the form of completely new game and hence, it is safe to assume that the altercations might have been resolved.
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ARE THE PUBG MOBILE USER PRIVACY ISSUES RESOLVED?
Krafton; the parent company of PUBG Corporation; has collaborated with Microsoft Azure to host all of its portfolios, including PUBG Mobile. The announcement was also focused on the user data security and measures taken to strengthen it. The PUBG Mobile India announcement also mentioned user privacy as the highest concern for the company. Although, nobody has shared any insights regarding this matter, these measures suggest that the user privacy might not be an issue in the future.
WILL I GET MY OLD ACCOUNT BACK IN PUBG MOBILE INDIA?
PUBG Mobile India is an entirely different game so the in-game data should be different but some posts have suggested that a data transfer procedure is taking place between the global and Indian version. This means that the user data from global version is getting migrated to PUBG Mobile India so there are chances that players can access their old accounts in the new game. This will include the gun skins, other cosmetic items, rank details, RP purchases, UC and other details being replicated in to a new game.