With the launch of Indian version of PUBG, called Battlegrounds Mobile India has made quite a buzz in the gaming industry. Lakhs of gamers are eagerly waiting for the new avatar of PUBG Mobile India.
Recently, several twitteratis requested PM Narendra Modi to take a look at the security and privacy policies of the game that is preparing to release in India soon. Many Indian politicians too urges PM Modi to take action against the game's launch.
Arvind Dharmapuri, Member of Parliament from Nizamabad, Telangana, wrote a letter to Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology, seeking action on the game’s launch. The letter also noted that he had received numerous representations against the upcoming battle royale game. The letter also explained that the government must examine these concerns and take appropriate initiative based on applicable rules and regulations.
Earlier in May, Arunachal Pradesh Member of Legislative Assembly Ninong Ering demanded in a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleged that by launching the new game, its developer Krafton was sidestepping Indian laws.
At the time of announcing the coming of Battlegrounds Mobile India earlier this year, Krafton clearly stated the privacy and security policies of the game. Time and again, the game developer has revealed that security and privacy of users are their utmost priority.
Currently, Krafton is gearing up to launch the Battlegrounds Mobile India in the country soon. The company is releasing new teasers almost every other day and the latest one hints at June 18 as the launch date for the game.
With the release date coming soon, Twitter is flooded with tweets demanding the ban of the app ahead of it's release.
Here's what the discussion looks like on Twitter. Have a look: