In an sudden flip of occasions, Battlegrounds Cellular India, popularly generally known as BGMI, seems to have been banned in India as we speak. The India-specific model of Krafton’s common battle royale sport, PUBG Cellular, has been faraway from the Google Play Retailer and the Apple App Retailer. Let’s take a look at all the small print across the alleged BGMI India ban.
Battlegrounds Cellular India (BGMI) Banned?
BGMI gamers took to social media platforms and on-line boards to complain in regards to the disappearance of BGMI from the Play Retailer earlier this night. The studies of the sport being faraway from the iOS App Retailer have since additionally emerged on-line, additional fueling the rumors of the sport’s ban in India.
Now we have independently verified the studies and BGMI just isn’t out there to obtain on the Play Retailer and iOS App Retailer on our gadgets as nicely. As you’ll be able to see within the screenshot beneath, trying to find BGMI on the Play Retailer returns PUBG Cellular options however skips on the title in query right here.
Additionally, on Android, shifting to the Krafton Inc. writer web page on the Play Retailer solely reveals the newly launched PUBG New State title. That’s not all, although. We’re backing this text we ample proof in regards to the removing of the Battlegrounds Cellular India (BGMI) sport in India. We additionally looked for the BGMI Play Retailer itemizing on desktop, and nicely, the sport has certainly been eliminated. It reveals an app “Not Discovered” error on the desktop.
Be aware: BGMI is working advantageous and out there to play to those that have already got the sport put in on their gadgets. The servers don’t appear to be offline, and there’s no warning message within the app but.
BGMI just lately introduced that it has garnered over 100 million gamers and celebrated its first anniversary in India. Now, merely a month later, the sport (an India-exclusive clone of PUGB Cellular, which was banned a few years in the past) has unexpectedly disappeared, begging us to query – has BGMI (aka PUBG Cellular) been banned in India as soon as once more? Do tell us your ideas within the feedback beneath.
Presently, there isn’t a official phrase from the federal government and the sport’s developer Krafton. So keep tuned for extra info.
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In an official assertion to TechCrunch, a Google spokesperson has confirmed that BGMI has been faraway from the Play Retailer in response to a authorities order. Take a look at the whole assertion proper right here:
“On receipt of the order, following established course of, we have now notified the affected developer and have blocked entry to the app that remained out there on the Play Retailer in India.” Krafton is wanting into the request for the sport’s takedown from app shops in India, so keep tuned for extra info.