It has been almost nine months since PUBG Mobile was banned in India. The government barred the battle royale title and its lighter version, PUBG Mobile Lite, along with 116 other Chinese apps, citing security reasons.
Soon after, players were delighted when news of an Indian version of PUBG Mobile was circulated on the internet. Finally, they can pre-register for the latest BR title, Battlegrounds Mobile India, via the Google Play Store.
However, it looks as if PUBG Mobile fans can never be happy. Currently, many officials are trying their best to convince the government to ban Battlegrounds Mobile India.
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And the recent news regarding the potential ban of social media platforms has scared many PUBG Mobile fans in India. Since many players have logged in to the game via Twitter and Facebook, they fear for their account recovery in case of a potential ban.
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PUBG Mobile players worried about potential account deletion in Battlegrounds Mobile India
The government of India has come up with new intermediary guidelines for Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Instagram. But these social media platforms have not accepted the guidelines.
Since May 25th, 2021, was the last date of compliance as per the time frame given by the Indian government, many of these platforms may be banned in India very soon. Many PUBG Mobile players have their Facebook accounts linked to the game.
Even if battle royale enthusiasts are hopeful that their inventory will return to Battlegrounds Mobile India, they are gripped by a newfound fear of potential account deletion if the Facebook ban is implemented. These are a few tweets that express the feelings of PUBG Mobile players:
Indian battle royale fans are eagerly awaiting the release of Battlegrounds Mobile India. Nothing official has been revealed about the game's release date, but players can head over to the Google Play Store to get themselves pre-registered.
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