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PUBG MOBILE BANNED IN INDIA: Important Facts You Need to Know

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PUBG Mobile & PUBG Mobile lite got banned in India under section 69A of the Information Technology Act. To be precise total of 118 apps got banned. The reason stated by the ministry is regarding the privacy and security concerns of Indian citizens. Ban includes the Pubg mobile Nordic map: livik and Pubg lite. Also till now, COD has been kept out of the list. You can also find the list of all other apps that got banned below.

  • 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
  • Baidu Express Edition
  • FaceU – Inspire your Beauty
  • ShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing deals
  • CamCard – Business Card Reader
  • CamCard Business
  • CamCard for Salesforce
  • CamOCR
  • InNote
  • VooV Meeting – Tencent Video Conferencing
  • Super Clean – Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster
  • WeChat reading
  • Government WeChat
  • Small Q brush
  • Tencent Weiyun
  • Pitu
  • WeChat Work
  • Cyber Hunter
  • Cyber Hunter Lite
  • Knives Out-No rules, just fight!
  • Super Mecha Champions
  • LifeAfter
  • Dawn of Isles
  • Ludo World-Ludo Superstar
  • Chess Rush
  • PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik
  • PUBG MOBILE LITE
  • Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
  • Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon
  • Dank Tanks
  • Warpath
  • 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
  • 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 Center-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
  • Unlike – Define your selfie in trendy style
  • Tantan – Date For Real
  • MICO Chat: New Friends Banaen our Live Chat Karen
  • Kitty Live – Live Streaming & Video Live Chat
  • Malay Social Dating App to Date & Meet Singles
  • Alipay
  • AlipayHK
  • Mobile Taobao
  • Youku
  • 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
  • iPick
  • 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

Now, the game has been removed from the play store which means players can not play Pubg Mobile in India from the next update.


Everything About Tencent:

Tencent is a Chinese multinational company. It was founded in china in the year 1998. It deals with internet-related services including entertainment Artificial Intelligence. The headquarters of Tencent are located in various parts of China.

Tencent is the greatest computer game merchant of the World. One of the most important shares of Tencent company is Players Unknowns Battleground (PUBG MOBILE). The company holds up to 10% stakes of PUBG MOBILE


Reasons for Banning PUBG and other apps:

Following could be the reasons for the Ban of Chinese apps including PUBG Mobile:

  • Security could be the major reason for banning these apps. In order to protect the digital data or information of every people residing in India as mentioned by the cybersecurity cell of the government of India (GOI).
  • One of the possible reasons for the ban of these apps may be the tension created at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between the India & China border. People of INDIA are considering it as a digital strike.

Also Read: PUBG MOBILE ROYAL PASS SEASON 15

Will PUBG MOBILE Return in INDIA?

Some social talks are indicating that PUBG Mobile might return in India if the shares of PUBG Mobile is shifted to various other gaming platforms such as EA sports (Electronic Art), Sega, Ubisoft, etc. If the above talks are true then. Every PUBG player could hope that PUBG MOBILE MIGHT RETURN.

Many media channels are also reporting that Tencent company shares fall over 2% after India banned PUBG MOBILE within recent days.

List of Applications that were previously banned by Indian Government:

  1. TikTok
  2. ShareIt
  3. Kwai
  4. UC Browser
  5. Baidu map
  6. Shein
  7. Clash of Kings
  8. DU battery saver
  9. Helo
  10. Likee
  11. YouCam makeup
  12. Mi Community
  13. CM Browers
  14. Virus Cleaner
  15. APUS Browser
  16. ROMWE
  17. Club Factory
  18. Newsdog
  19. Beauty Plus
  20. WeChat
  21. UC News
  22. QQ Mail
  23. Weibo
  24. Xender
  25. QQ Music
  26. QQ Newsfeed
  27. Bigo Live
  28. SelfieCity
  29. Mail Master
  30. Parallel Space
  31. Mi Video Call – Xiaomi
  32. WeSync
  33. ES File Explorer
  34. Viva Video – QU Video Inc
  35. Meitu
  36. Vigo Video
  37. New Video Status
  38. DU Recorder
  39. Vault-Hide
  40. Cache Cleaner DU App studio
  41. DU Cleaner
  42. DU Browser
  43. Hago Play With New Friends
  44. Cam Scanner
  45. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
  46. Wonder Camera
  47. Photo Wonder
  48. QQ Player
  49. We Meet
  50. Sweet Selfie
  51. Baidu Translate
  52. VMate
  53. QQ International
  54. QQ Security Center
  55. QQ Launcher
  56. U Video
  57. V fly Status Video
  58. Mobile Legends
  59. DU Privacy

On the top, Every Indian should support the decisions taken by the government of India but the government of India should come with major rules and regulations to regulate the security and operations of such Games and Apps. The banning of Apps may also affect the livelihood of people who are earning their bread and butter from these platforms.

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