The Indian government banned hundreds of Chinese apps alongside PUBG MOBILE earlier this year. The battle royale game is set to return to India as PUBG Corp announces PUBG MOBILE INDIA. PUBG Corp together with the subsidiary of South Korea’s KRAFTON announced that it is preparing to launch PUBG MOBILE INDIA soon. Also Read - PUBG Mobile players can win a free OnePlus 9 series phone: Here's how
The PUBG MOBILE INDIA is a new game designed specifically for the Indian market. For PUBG Corp, privacy and security are going to be of the utmost priority hereafter, the company has announced. PUBG Corp said that it will conduct regular audits and verifications on the storage systems holding Indian users’ personally identifiable information to reinforce security and ensure that their data is safely managed. Also Read - Garena Free Fire become top-grossing mobile game on Google Play Store in June
The company also noted that “various aspects of the game will be customized for Indian gamers, such as the game now being set in a virtual simulation training ground, new characters automatically starting clothed, and green hit effects to reflect the virtual nature of the game.” Also Read - After PUBG Mobile, Chinese online shopping app Shein to relaunch in India
PUBG Corp will also include a feature that places restrictions on game time to promote healthy gameplay habits for younger players. It also plans to create an Indian subsidiary to enhance communications and services with players.
Together with KRAFTON, PUBG Corp plans to make investments worth $100 million USD in India to boost the local video game, esports, entertainment, and IT industries. The company is said to make investments by hosting India-exclusive esports events, which will feature the biggest tournaments, the largest prize pools, and the best tournament productions.
PUBG Corp has also said to hire over 100 employees specialising in business, esports, and game development. “In addition to establishing a local office, the company will look to actively collaborate and leverage local businesses to strengthen its gaming service,” the company announced.
The company will reveal more details on the launch of PUBG MOBILE INDIA in the days to come.