Fnatic India has officially stated that the organization is not shutting down its operations in India. The announcement also states that their entire PUBG Mobile roster has been released but Fnatic will still look to expand its presence in India.
Talkesport exclusively reported about Fnatic shutting down their operations in India and the PUBG Mobile coach Aurum denied these claims and stated that an official release will be made very soon. Fnatic India has finally made an announcement regarding their plans for the future. It is stated as follows:
Fnatic entered India by signing their first mobile gaming roster to compete in PUBG Mobile Esports. This star-studded roster underwent many changes and after attaining consistency in their results, they were looking for a good performance in the next season of PUBG Mobile esports but unfortunately, the game was banned in India in September.
PUBG Mobile ban affected a large community in India and some of the professional teams and players had to make tough decisions. After six months, Fnatic is also exiting competitive PUBG Mobile temporarily but the statement also clarifies that they might hire another roster if PUBG Mobile returns in India.
Fnatic will still continue its operations in India and has stated that the organization is looking to expand in India through new partnerships and titles. Looking at their mobile gaming venture in India, Fnatic India might hire a new roster in mobile esports titles like Free Fire, Call of Duty: Mobile, or League of Legends: Wild Rift; when it is released.