PUBG Mobile, the portable free version of the massively popular PC game, took India by storm. The game currently has one of its major demographics stem from the southeastern nation. It has become so popular among the youth that it’s its bad effects have started to show. A 17 year old boy in Jind, Haryana, has reportedly committed suicide after his mother prevented him from playing the game by taking away his phone.
India is not one of the major markets that video game studios target, however, PUBG Mobile’s success certainly did entice the industry. Major names like Activision are also seeking to focus more on the mobile gaming market to capture its broader [...]
The World Health Organization had officially classified video game addiction under the mental health condition category a couple of months ago. This implies that individuals suffering from gaming addiction are as vulnerable as mentally impaired people. PUBG Mobile has taken the world, especially India by storm and has set the standard for the mobile gaming industry. However, many negative incidents regarding the popular have since started emerging (1,2).
A new report details a 15-year-old minor killing his elder brother after being scolded for playing PUBG Mobile excessively.
PlayerUnknown’s BattleGround (PUBG Mobile) is a battle-royale styled online [...]
PlayerUnknown’s BattleGround or PUBG has taken over the mobile gaming market by storm all over the world and especially in India. The mobile port of the popular PC game was made possible via Tencent Games. PUBG Corp and Tencent Games have now announced one of the biggest open tournaments for the country.
The PUBG Mobile India Tour 2019 is the latest large scale tournament arriving after the ‘PUBG Mobile India Series‘ of 2018. The new tournament has the highest prize pool ever to be seen in a PUBG Mobile tournament, with 1.5 crores over last years 1 crore.How To Register To enter the tournament users need to visit the PUBG Mobile official [...]
PUBG Mobile (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) version has received a new update. The latest build 0.13.0 was first announced on the 11th of June by the developers. Tencent Games, the company behind the globally popular mobile iteration of the PC game has also undergone server maintenance to accommodate the new changes. The latest update is a massive download of 1.98GB for Android and 2.45GB on iOS. New features of the latest build are not limited to, Team Deathmatch on EvoGround and gameplay updates for the zombie mode.Team Deathmatch Hands-On
Team Deathmatch is a game mode derived straight from the popular Call Of Duty franchise, with fast-paced firefights in [...]
Chinese conglomerate Tencent released the game PUBG Mobile for Android and iOS last year. The game was the mobile adaptation of the renowned battle royale title PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). Since its release on smartphones, the game has seen an unexpected spike in its popularity which eventually led to a few cities in India going as far ahead to ban PUBG Mobile completely. Now, reports have surfaced that a 16-year-old boy from Madhya Pradesh has died; after allegedly playing the battle royale game for six hours on a stretch.About the case
According to the report from a reputable media house, 16-year-old Furkan Quereshi of the Neemuch town in Madhya [...]
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile since its launch last year, has seen unprecedented popularity. The title has witnessed six successful seasons, the last of which ended on the 15th of May. In a post on microblogging website Twitter, the official account of PUBG Mobile announced the start of the next season in the game. It has officially begun starting 17th of May and adds a host of changes, especially for Royale Pass holders.PUBG Mobile Season 7
The new Season of PUBG Mobile as mentioned above kicks off starting the 17th of May. New features and additions added to the game include new gun skins, costumes and accessories. A new parachute and aeroplane [...]
Tencent, the developer of the sensational mobile game, PUBG was forced to ban the game in its home country, China. Prominently, due to the accusation of diffusing violence amongst users. Tencent, in an order to retain the massive player database, has released a new game called Game For Peace for the country. Notably, the developer claims that the new game has an element of patriotism.
Factually speaking, the newly launched Game For Peace is virtually identical to PUBG mobile with a handful of key differences. Notably, the company did not notify the PUBG users before taking down the game. Surprisingly, the users who logged into the new game afresh stumbled that all their [...]
PUBG Mobile has become one of the most popular smartphone games of all times. The game is free to download and highly engrossing which has led to its wild success. A couple of months ago, the game received an update that introduced zombies which further contributed to its popularity. The company is now set to roll out another update, v0.12.0 of the game which brings new weapons, game modes and enhanced zombie mode.PUBG Mobile v0.12.0 Changelog
Spectate Friends- As the name suggests, the feature will allow users to spectate live matches of their friends. Even though the spectating feature was previously available, it was limited only to teammates who were part of the same [...]
On April 14, the Bombay High Court directed the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MEIT) to test out the features of wildly popular mobile game PUBG and take necessary action in regard to the objectionable content in the game. The PIL (Public Interest Litigation) was represented by the father of the 11-year old boy from Mumbai, Ahad Nizam, who previously alleged that the game has elements that promote aggression, violence and immoral conduct in daily life. The PIL suggests that the game should be banned in schools for the same reason.
In response to the litigation, Government pleader Poornima Kantharia stated that most schools do not permit usage of mobile phones and the [...]
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG has become a worldwide sensation since its launch in the year 2017. The game has seen an exponential amount of exposure which further increased when it was announced for smartphones. PUBG Mobile was launched last year for iOS and Android devices and has since transcended into a pop culture icon. But despite being so popular, some interesting facts about the game are still a mystery. So here are interesting facts about PUBG that even most hardcore fans don’t know.Creator of PUBG
We all know the game, but do we know the man behind it? Brendan Greene is [...]
A lot of mobile games include a subscription model where users can purchase a monthly or yearly subscription, which allows them to reap added benefits in the game. Contrary to popular belief, the subscriptions do not make the games pay to win, rather it just enables users to have more fun in the games with customizations and discounts. Following in the same footsteps, popular Battle Royale game PUBG Mobile has introduced a Prime and Prime Plus subscription in-game.About The Subscriptions
The new subscriptions give the buyer daily UC (Unknown Cash), BP (Battle Points) and amazing discounts on crates. Furthermore, a lot of outfits and weapon skins will be available for [...]
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG Mobile, in the one year it has been available, has quickly grown to become one of the most popular smartphone games of all times. Tencent, the team behind the game, has added a host of new features in the latest beta update. The latest update carries the version 0.12.0 and adds features like new weapons, event and an all-new spectate functionality.What’s New?
The latest update of PUBG Mobile is available to download for selected users under the beta program. The biggest noticeable change is the addition of a new Zombie Mode. Available under the event section, the description of it says, ‘Collect supplies during the [...]