PUBG to return with Indian subsidiary, pump USD 100 million into gaming

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.

published on : 12th November 2020

Tencent Games terminates all services, access for Pubg Mobile users in India

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.

published on : 30th October 2020

Tamil Nadu boy addicted to PUBG game dies by suicide

On Monday evening, when the boy's parents were away, the victim went inside one of the rooms and allegedly ended his life.

published on : 27th October 2020

Chennai: 17-year-old boy steals Rs 7.5 lakh from doctor for PUBG

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.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Flipkart lands a further $62.8 million in funding from China's Tencent

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.

published on : 16th September 2020

Can ban on apps reverse China’s aggression?

The first was on June 29, when popular apps such as TikTok and WeChat were suspended.

published on : 9th September 2020

PUBG set for return after disassociating itself from China's Tencent in India? 

On September 2, India decided to ban PUBG Mobile, PUBG Mobile Lite and other 116 Chinese-origin app over cybersecurity concerns.

published on : 8th September 2020

Unable to play PUBG, 21-year-old student kills self in Bengal

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.

published on : 6th September 2020

'It helped during lockdown': Banned recenlty, players feel there is no other game like 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.

published on : 5th September 2020

Beijing cites Tagore's poem 'we misread the world', attacks India for banning Chinese apps

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.

published on : 4th September 2020

Itching for a virtual fight after PUBG ban, gamers explore other battle royale apps

Meanwhile, the Centre’s decision has been wholeheartedly welcomed by many including a section of parents.

published on : 4th September 2020

Chinese government​ opposes India's move to ban 118 mobile apps

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.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Government’s app ban removes PUBG from Indian arena

Popular video game among 118 Chinese apps blocked by the Centre

published on : 3rd September 2020

India bans PUBG, 117 other Chinese apps as border standoff lingers

The Ministry of Information & Technology has imposed a ban on PUBG and 117 other Chinese mobile applications.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Two youth kill self while playing PUBG in Uttarakhand's Haridwar

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.

published on : 21st August 2020
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