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India bans PUBG, removed from app stores

Written by Petteri Pyyny @ 02 Sep 2020 9:47 User comments (1)

India bans PUBG, removed from app stores

As the relations between two huge countries, India and China, have been sour for most part of this year, the situation also has effects on digital world.
India has recently made it very clear that its attitude nowadays, especially with digital and consumer electronic products is that "everything that is made in China is bad". This has extended to digital products, such as games and apps. India just recently banned pile of Chinese apps from app stores available in India, including popular social media app TikTok.

Now, countryu has banned further 118 Chinese apps. One of those apps happens to be PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, an fps game that is currently the most popular app in India - and a huge success globally. Developer of the game is Chinese Tencent.

Countries have recently locked horns again and again over border issues, power in Asia and more. The anti-China sentiment is rising in India.

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17.9.2020 09:20

bad news for PUBG players

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