PUBG mobile is making comeback to India with the launch of the new game controlled by South Korea’s PUBG Corporation. The new version is called PUBG Mobile India and has been officially launched in India by PUBG Corporation.
“Various aspects of the game will be customized for Indian gamers, such as the game now being set in a virtual simulation training ground, new characters automatically starting clothed, and green hit effects to reflect the virtual nature of the game,” PUBG Corporation said in a statement.
“More importantly, the company will include a feature that places restrictions on game time to promote healthy gameplay habits for younger players,” the statement further read.
The new game will maximize data security for its players and adhere to the local regulations, the announcement said.
“With privacy and security of Indian player data being a top priority, the company 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 statement added.
The company has announced to make investments worth USD 100 million (Rs 750 crore) in India along with it the Indian entity will hire over 100 employees in addition to establishing a local office.
“The Indian company will hire over 100 employees specialising in business, e-sports, and game development. In addition to establishing a local office, the company will look to actively collaborate and leverage local businesses to strengthen its gaming service,” PUBG Corporation said in the statement.
On September 3, PUBG Mobile was banned in India along with PUBG Mobile Lite, and 116 other apps by the Indian government. Later on September 8, PUBG Mobile broke its all ties with Tencent in India.