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.
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.
Additionally, it would have 20 per cent of its net revenue donated to 'Bharat Ke Veer' trust - which gives homage and support to the country's brave hearts.
Meanwhile, the Centre’s decision has been wholeheartedly welcomed by many including a section of parents.
Popular video game among 118 Chinese apps blocked by the Centre