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PUBG New State reportedly bricking Android devices: Details here

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The bricking issue does not seem to have widely affected people, as we properly played PUBG: New State after sign-in on our iQOO 5 and Vivo X70 Pro smartphones, with both of them running Android 12.

A number of people have taken to social media platforms to report PUBG: New State is bricking Android devices. The issue is reportedly affecting Android 12 users, but there are a few users that are being affected on some of the earlier Android versions. The bricking issue emerged in just a few hours of the game's release. Also Read - Step up for diversity: Gaming companies are hiring more women, expanding their user base

Apart from other users, tipster Mukul Sharma also tweeted about his Android 12 device getting bricked after installing PUBG: New State. He stated that one of his Android devices is hard bricked, but was able to revive his Oppo Find X2 Pro. Also Read - Google’s foldable phone is likely to be cheaper than Samsung Galaxy Fold: Here's why

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In his report via 91Mobiles, the problem occurs when users try to sign in either as a guest or using a social account while starting PUBG: New State. "Tapping on any of the three buttons turned out to be a nightmare and the device entered [the] boot loop for a couple of minutes. Post that, things became worse, as the device completely froze and is, well, a brick for now," said Sharma. Also Read - CSC launches Yogyata app for rural empowerment

The bricking issue does not seem to have widely affected people, as we properly played the game after sign-in on our iQOO 5 and Vivo X70 Pro smartphones, with both of them running Android 12.

PUBG: New State has been released on both Android and iOS and is currently available via the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, respectively.

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Published:Fri, November 12, 2021 5:53pm

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