After being banned in the country in September this year alongside hundreds of Chinese applications, PUBG Mobile, which used to be the most popular smartphone game, is all set to make its comeback in India.
The South Korean developer has announced via a press release that it's all set to bring the game back in India under a new name, dubbing it as 'PUBG Mobile India'. As the name implies, the game will be made specifically to cater to Indian gamers.
“Thanks to overwhelming community enthusiasm for PUBG esports in India, the company also plans to make investments by hosting India-exclusive esports events, which will feature the biggest tournaments, the largest prize pools, and the best tournament productions.”, said the company in its press release.
The popular time will bear some India specific changes as well. As per the company, it “will conduct regular audits and verifications on the storage systems holding Indian users' personally identifiable information to reinforce security and ensure that their data is safely managed.”
The press release also indicates a few other in-game changes, including the use of green liquid replacing blood. It will also take place in a “virtual simulation training ground,” instead of portraying a real-life scenario. Moreover, the game will also limit how long players can use the game in order to "promote healthy gameplay habits for younger players".