PUBG said it is preparing to launch PUBG Mobile India, a new game created specifically for the Indian market, and the Indian subsidiary will hire over 100 employees.
Pubg Mobile is an action themed online game originally developed by Pubg Corporation based in South Korea. Tencent has the right to publish mobile versions of the game in India.
On Monday evening, when the boy's parents were away, the victim went inside one of the rooms and allegedly ended his life.
According to the police, the 76-year-old victim is from Anna Nagar. Since his children are out of the State, the man stays alone.
The funds raise has been made through Flipkart's Singapore based parent entity, likely a part of the larger $1.2-billion round that was announced by e-tailer in July.
The first was on June 29, when popular apps such as TikTok and WeChat were suspended.
On September 2, India decided to ban PUBG Mobile, PUBG Mobile Lite and other 116 Chinese-origin app over cybersecurity concerns.
Police said they have registered a case of unnatural death. Ratna claimed that his son was apparently frustrated for not being able to play PUBG.
The app’s popularity in India can be gauged from the fact that 25 per cent of its global gamer base and over 175 million game installations came from India.
India on Wednesday banned 118 more mobile apps with Chinese links, including the popular game PUBG, citing data privacy concerns and a threat to national security.
Meanwhile, the Centre’s decision has been wholeheartedly welcomed by many including a section of parents.
The Chinese Commerce Ministry said that the country has always asked its companies to comply with international and local rules and regulations in their overseas operations.
Popular video game among 118 Chinese apps blocked by the Centre
The Ministry of Information & Technology has imposed a ban on PUBG and 117 other Chinese mobile applications.
Officials from the police department said that both were workers in a local company in industrial area of Haridwar and lived in Mahadevpuram colony on rent.