After the ban of PUBG mobile along with 117 other Chinese apps by the Indian government. PUBG (Play Unknown’s Battlegrounds) parent company PUBG Corp announced its decision to no longer authorize PUBG Mobile franchise to Tencent Games in India and took back its control from the Chinese company Tencent and now looking to partner with an Indian distributor shortly. Also Read: PUBG Ban: Government Bans 118 Chinese Apps and Games including AppLock, APUS Launcher, PUBG Mobile
PUBG Corporation is a subsidiary of South Korea’s Bluehole Games. PUBG has a large number of gamers in India. There are also rumours that the distribution rights of PUBG Mobile will be taken over by Reliance Jio but there is no confirmation about it. As per reports which cited government sources, the ownership of the popular mobile game is just one of the concerns but there are many like data privacy security, activity inside the phone that is too.
The makers of PUBG wanted to come back to the Indian market so he breaks the ties with the Chinese company Tencent. When the Indian government banned PUBG and other 117 Chinese apps, sent 70 queries to PUBG. The company will have to respond within three weeks. Also Read: PUBG Mobile distances itself from Tencent, but experts say that may not be enough
The official blog post from PUBG noted “PUBG understands and respects the measures taken by the government as the privacy and security of player data is a top priority of the company. It hopes to work hand in hand with the Indian Government to find a solution that will allow the gamers to once again drop into battlegrounds while being fully compliant with Indian laws and regulations.”