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Can we still play PUBG after the ban?

The Centre banned 118 Chinese Apps including PUBG and PUBG Lite version on Wednesday, amid the prolonged standoff with China at the Line of Actual Control.
As per the Union government, they were engaged in activities that are prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity, and security of the state. The Information Technology Ministry received numerous complaints regarding misuse of these Apps for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers located outside India.

PUBG Mobile is currently one of the most popular mobile games across the world with millions of players logging in daily. Indian players constitute a large number of PUBG Mobile‘s daily active users.

Also Read: India bans 118 Chinese Apps including PUBG

Now that the app has been banned by the government, most of the players are left looking for an alternative. If you are one such gamer and are looking for a similar game to play, then there is a piece of good news for you.
You can still get PUBG for PC, PS4, or Xbox, depending on the platform you own.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) was first released for the Windows platform by PUBG Corporation owned by BlueHole, located in Korea. After the immense popularity of the game, they were approached by China’s Tencent Games to license out the game for mobile to them.
After the release of PUBG Mobile, the Windows variant was named PUBG PC. PUBG Corporation keeping up with the momentum release PUBG Console for the Sony PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One.
PUBG PC and PUBG Console are developed by PUBG Corporation owned by BlueHole, located in Korea. Tencent Games does have a stake in BlueHole, but the game servers and all resources are based out of Korea and not China, due to which they have not been banned as of now.

But unlike PUBG Mobile and PUBG Lite, PUBG PC, PUBG PS4 and PUBG Xbox are not available to free of cost in-game purchases. PUBG PC costs around Rs 1,000 on Steam. The price keeps varying. PUBG PS4 is available at Rs 1,499 and PUBG Xbox is available at Rs 1,300.

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