PUBG ban in India: company needs to work on “Gamers Friendly Environment”

By SK Kapoor.

PlayerUnknown’s BattleGounds (PUBG) , the most ” addictive ” game of the year , faces threat in India after PUBG is ought to be banned in India.

In Gujrat , PUBG was banned for primary school students in January by State Government saying that it affected the studies of the young students because of its “addictiveness.”


In August 2018 , it was reported that a Bengaluru clinic treated a young 15 year old boy on account for his de-addiction to PUBG.

One more de-addiction centre for PUBG was cited in Jammu where a fitness trainer was admitted after he loses his mental balance and started to self-harm.


In earlier February this year, a PIL was filed by an 11-year- old boy via his mother in Bombay HC claiming ban on PUBG game saying that the game is promoting violence and aggression in the youngsters.


A teenager killed himself after his parents denied him to install the PUBG in the phone.


PUBG’s response statement :

“While we strive to deliver the best possible gaming experience to our fans , we also believe it is extremely important for us to be a responsible member of the gaming ecosystem.” , PUBG says.

The statement read ,” To foster a healthy and balanced in-game environment , we are developing numerous new features and enhancements which enables us to provide an environment for players to enjoy.”


This statement by PUBG shows that the company is seeking to change its policies in order to make a gamer friendly environment.

PUBG, launched in December 2017 , reached over 30 million daily users globally , gained the momentum popularity when it started providing handsome rewards .


PUBG Mobile India Series 2019 was recently held and had a pool of Rs. 1 Crore , in which winner of the tournament took home 30 Lakhs .

This is a strategy of the PUBG to maintain its popularity among the gamers.

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