With news being rife that PUBG Mobile is returning to India, a latest report has revealed that PUBG Corporation or any new entity in the subcontinent has not yet been given any permission by the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology (MEITY) to re-start operations in India.
According to InsideSport, The MEITY has revealed that “Any banned entity can’t operate just by floating new company. This even TikTok or anyone else can do. They will have to get permissions from MEITY to operate once again in India.”
This means that PUBG Mobile needs to seek the permissions by the ministry that banned Chinese Apps in order to operate in India even after the new company has received approval by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Mind you! News reports has revealed that PUBG Mobile has been registered as a company with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on November 21, 2020.
Meanwhile, TapTap game-sharing platform had further notified PUBG Corporation as the developer of PUBG MOBILE India. However, there is no confirmation about the pre-registration from the official sources yet. All that has been shared on the official Facebook page of PUBG Mobile India is: “Coming Soon”.
According to TapTap game-sharing platform, the details of PUBG MOBILE India reads, “Drop-in, gear up, and compete. Survive epic 100-player classic battles, payload mode, and more. Please stay tuned.” The game description further added “PUBG MOBILE delivers the most intense free-to-play multiplayer action on mobile. Drop in, gear up, and compete. Survive epic 100-player classic battles, payload mode and fast-paced 4v4 team deathmatch and zombie modes. Survival is key and the last one standing wins. When duty calls, fire at will!”
With a total 9.9 rating on TapTap, it was stated that PUBG MOBILE will return in India as PUBG Mobile India. It was also revealed that PUBG MOBILE plans to provide a secure and healthy gameplay environment as well as India-exclusive events. At the time of filing the story, 126991 pre-registrations have been completed on TapTap game-sharing community.
After the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology blocked 118 mobile apps, which includes ‘PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik’ as well as ‘PUBG MOBILE LITE’ in September, owing to prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order, PUBG Corporation had terminated the access for users in the country starting October 30.
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