Krafton clears air on Battlegrounds Mobile India data transfer on Chinese servers

A report stated that Krafton is sending BGMI's data is being transferred to Chinese servers, Krafton has responded to the issue.

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Recently, IGN India covered a report stating that Krafton is sending Battlegrounds Mobile India’s data is being transferred to Chinese servers, Tencent-run Proxima Beta in Hong Kong. With the news spreading like fire, every citizen of the country is looking for the credibility of the report. After many speculations on the company by various government officials and ministers. Krafton has responded to the concern on data transfer of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA.

They wrote, “KRAFTON, Inc., the creator of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA and the owner of the blockbuster IP -PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, is working to fully comply with the Indian laws and regulations as we lead up to the official launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA.”

They further added,” KRAFTON is implementing the industry’s toughest standards for data security and is working to overcome any shortcomings throughout the Early Access testing period, for the official launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA. In the meantime, KRAFTON is fully aware of the recent concerns over data handling in regards to BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA Early Access test.”

With the hopes of convening with our fans in India soon in an official launch, KRAFTON has been tirelessly working on the Early Access test of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA to offer a distinct battle royale experience in a safe and secure environment. And with privacy, player data safety, and protection being our top priority, KRAFTON is taking the concerns raised very seriously and has taken immediate, concrete actions to address this issue.

Similar to other global mobile games and apps, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA also uses third party solutions to provide unique game features. In the process of using these solutions, some game data was shared to third parties.

BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA’s privacy policy fully discloses that the app may transfer some user data, with users’ consent to the privacy policy and choosing to migrate their accounts. No data has been shared in violation of the privacy policy.

Thus, data shared with third parties are ONLY to enable certain game features. In the meantime, KRAFTON will continue to closely monitor and protect any data being transferred to unexpected and restricted IP addresses prior to the official launch.

With the companies, such a fast response displays their alertness towards the game. They wouldn’t let things go against the policies set by the Government of India that could lead to the game ban.

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