comscore PUBG Mobile India Latest Update May 21, 2021: Beware! Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India Apps listed on Google Play Store

Beware! Battlegrounds Mobile India Fake Apps found on Google Play Store: How to detect?

Battlegrounds Mobile is the rebranded PUBG Mobile meant for the Indian audience post the battle royale game's ban last year.


Battlegrounds Mobile, the rebranded version of PUBG Mobile India has undoubtedly become the most awaited game right now. Ever since Krafton has announced the arrival of the game in India, it’s safe to say that people are looking forward to the launch date, which is yet to be revealed. It is presently up for pre-registrations on the Google Play Store. Also Read - PUBG New State: India release date, minimum requirements, major features, more

However, it seems like people are tying to take advantage of people’s excitement due to which there are a number of fake Battlegrounds Mobile apps that have surfaced on the Google app store. Read on to know more about this and how you can detect the impostors. Also Read - Top 5 Free Fire Max like games with enhanced visuals, better gameplay

Fake Battlegrounds Mobile apps pop up

It is revealed that if you search for Battlegrounds Mobile India on the Google Play Store, multiple apps will appear, which can confuse people. Also Read - BGMI Lite launch soon: Check release date, expected features, and other details

However, you should know that these apps are fake. While some claim to be the game guides, others prove to a totally different app that is trying to cash in on the game’s popularity that has grown exponentially these days.

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Image: Digit

Most of these fake apps if downloaded, will bombard you with a number of adverts and might end up accessing your personal details as part of a phishing attack.

To avoid going for such apps, you need to note the apps’ developer name. The original Battlegrounds Mobile India app is developed by Krafton Inc. and this is mentioned under the app name. Hence, only click on it. Another way to stay safe from fake apps is by looking at the name and the logo of the app.

The original app has the name “BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA” with a man in the helmet as its logo. You can have a look at the screenshot below for a better idea.

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Image: Google Play Store

For the uninitiated, Battlegrounds Mobile India is currently available only for pre-registrations on the Google Play Store. The app is expected to be available next month but there isn’t any confirmation on the same.

If you intend to pre-register, head to this link, tap on the ‘pre-register’ option, and your are good to go. With this, you will be informed of the game’s arrival and will get access to special rewards for a smooth gameplay once it is available.

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  • Published Date: May 21, 2021 1:31 PM IST
  • Updated Date: May 21, 2021 1:32 PM IST

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