Introduction to Why PUBG Really Banned In India
Amidst the roaring tension between India and China, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has banned 118 Chinese Apps for the third time.
Of all 118 apps, PUBG Mobile is the most popular app in India among the Gen Y and Gen Zer’s. The PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite are created by Tencent, a Chinese company under a Korean company’s license.
As stated by the official Press Release, the mobile applications were “Prejudicial to Sovereignty and Integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order.”
The release further denoted that considering the public sway and data security of Indian users’ crores, these banned apps will soon be effaced from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Twitter exploded with hilarious memes as soon as the ban was implied by the IT ministry. As a matter of fact, PUBG, after its ban, has shockingly made 50 million people realize that they are unemployed.
Here goes the entire list of 118 mobile apps banned by our Government.
- APUS Launcher Pro- Theme, Live Wallpapers, Smart
- APUS Launcher-Theme, Call Show, Wallpaper, HideApps
- APUS Security -Antivirus, Phone Security, Cleaner
- APUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Anti-Virus
- APUS Flashlight-Free & Bright
- Cut Cut – Cut Out & Photo Background Editor
- Baidu Express Edition
- FaceU – Inspire your Beauty
- ShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing deals
- Super Clean – Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster
- CamCard – Business Card Reader
- CamCard Business
- CamCard for Salesforce
- WeChat reading
- Government WeChat
- Small Q brush
- Tencent Weiyun
- VooV Meeting – Tencent Video Conferencing
- Dawn of Isles
- Ludo World-Ludo Superstar
- Chess Rush
- WeChat Work
- Cyber Hunter
- Cyber Hunter Lite
- Knives Out-No rules just fight!
- Super Mecha Champions
- PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik
- PUBG MOBILE LITE
- Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
- Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon
- Dank Tanks
- Game of Sultans
- Gallery Vault – Hide Pictures And Videos
- Smart AppLock (App Protect)
- Message Lock (SMS Lock)-Gallery Vault Developer Team
- Hide App-Hide Application Icon
- AppLock Lite
- Dual Space – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
- ZAKZAK Pro – Live chat & video chat online
- ZAKZAK LIVE: live streaming& video chat app
- Music – Mp3 Player
- Music Player – Audio Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
- HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
- Cleaner – Phone Booster
- Web Browser & Fast Explorer
- Video Player All Format for Android
- Photo Gallery HD & Editor
- Photo Gallery & Album
- Music Player – Bass Booster – Free Download
- HD Camera – Beauty Cam with Filters & Panorama
- HD Camera Pro & Selfie Camera
- Music Player – MP3 Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
- Gallery HD
- Web Browser – Fast, Privacy & Light Web Explorer
- Web Browser – Secure Explorer
- Music player – Audio Player
- Video Player – All Format HD Video Player
- Lamour Love All Over The World
- Amour- video chat & call all over the world.
- MV Master – Make Your Status Video & Community
- MV Master – Best Video Maker & Photo Video Editor
- APUS Message Centre-Intelligent management
- LivU Meet new people & Video chat with strangers
- Carrom Friends: Carrom Board & Pool Game-
- Ludo All-Star- Play Online Ludo Game & Board Games
- Bike Racing: Moto Traffic Rider Bike Racing Games
- Rangers of oblivion: Online Action MMO RPG Game
- Z Camera – Photo Editor, Beauty Selfie, Collage
- GO SMS Pro – Messenger, Free Themes, Emoji
- U-Dictionary: Oxford Dictionary Free Now Translate
- Ulike – Define your selfie in trendy style
- Tantan – Date For Real
- MICO Chat: New Friends Banaen aur Live Chat karen
- Kitty Live – Live Streaming & Video Live Chat
- Malay Social Dating App to Date & Meet Singles
- Mobile Taobao
- Road of Kings- Endless Glory
- Sina News
- Netease News
- Penguin FM
- Murderous Pursuits
- Tencent Watchlist (Tencent Technology
- Learn Chinese AI-Super Chinese
- HUYA LIVE – Game Live Stream
- Little Q Album
- Fighting Landlords – Free and happy Fighting Landlords
- Hi Meitu
- Mobile Legends: Pocket
- VPN for TikTok
- VPN for TikTok
- Penguin E-sports Live assistant
- Buy Cars-offer everything you need, special offers, and low prices
- Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Face Selfie
- Parallel Space Lite – Dual App
- “Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC
- MARVEL Super War NetEase Games
- AFK Arena
- Creative Destruction NetEase Games
- Crusaders of Light NetEase Games
- Mafia City Yotta Games
- Onmyoji NetEase Games
- Ride Out Heroes NetEase Games
- Yimeng Jianghu-Chu Liuxiang has been fully upgraded
- Legend: Rising Empire NetEase Games
- Arena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games
- Soul Hunters
- Rules of Survival
That’s quite a laundry list of the ban!
PUBG, as we all know, is undoubtedly the most popular on that list that stirred up a lot of gamers, taking the online world by storm, with over 50 million active players in the country.
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Compounding the situation, three mainstream PUBG Mobile alternatives, Rules of Survival, Creative Destruction, and Cyber Hunter, have also been banned in India, leaving the PUBG players with minimal choices in the battle of royale games.
The Government’s sudden move has left many millions of gamers with an uncertainty of which game to shift, given the ban of PUBG in India.
So, if you’re one of those hundreds of millions of PUBG players, I am sure you have already begun your hunt for Gaming Apps like PUBG.
Fret Not, the game is not over yet; there are many fantastic PUBG Mobile alternatives like Garena Free Fire, Call of Duty Mobile, Knives out, and more that you can play on your Android and iOS devices.
Having said that all, you can still play PUBG in India on a computer desktop or laptop but not on your mobile phone.
In a nutshell, PUBG’s ban is either a blessing in disguise or a necessary inconvenience.
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