Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) set for relaunch for 90 days

Popular mobile game Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), previously banned by the Indian government, will soon be relaunched after a 90-day trial approval period. Lets know more about this latest tech news!

Relaunch after Ban

The popular mobile game Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) is set to be relaunched soon, following its previous ban by the Indian government.

BGMI's Response

Krafton, publisher of BGMI, expressed gratitude to Indian authorities for allowing the game's operations to restart & stated their commitment to complying with Indian laws.

Only for 90 Days

The ban has been lifted for a trial period of 90 days, during which the government will assess compliance with Indian laws and decide whether to permanently lift or keep it.

Krafton's Plan of Action

Krafton aims to invest in the Indian gaming industry, collaborate with local developers, & promote the use of advanced technologies to contribute to the Indian gaming ecosystem.

Government's Concerns

The three-month trial approval period will evaluate issues such as server locations, data security, user harm, and addiction before making a final decision.

PUBG's Popularity

Prior to the ban, the earlier version of the game, PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG), had around 33 million users in India.

Multiple Bans & Relaunches

PUBG Studios and Krafton registered PUBG India Private Ltd in November 2020 to relaunch PUBG Mobile in India, following the initial ban.

Investment into BGMI

Nazara Technologies expressed delight at BGMI's return and invests $28 million in Nodwin Gaming, its subsidiary organizing esports tournaments.

New Beginnings

Nodwin Gaming previously hosted competitions for PUBG and BGMI before the ban. We are hopeful to see many more esports tournaments going forward & vibrant growth!

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