it sounds as though a lot of Indian gamers will be side loading the APK for the original version rather than accept the watered down version they will get officially on the app stores in India.
PUBG frags Tencent, adopts Azure and makes digital clothes the default in bid to get back into India
Super-popular shooting game PUBG has plotted a route around India’s ban on Chinese apps by announcing a version of the game tailored to the local market's moral and legal sensibilities. PUBG is wildly popular in India – boasting as many as 50 million players - because the game performs well on modestly-specced smartphones and …
Friday 13th November 2020 10:05 GMT msknight
Sensibilities of the people that don't play it, no doubt.
As for the players themselves, the younger demographic is probably a degree or two open minded (I would hope, anyway) and I dare say will likely try and circumvent these efforts by their elders to tell them what they can and can't have in their games. Give it a few generations, I reckon.
Friday 13th November 2020 13:03 GMT Khaptain
Re: Sensibilities of the people that don't play it, no doubt.
PUBG is extremely tame in comparison to what is readily available to anyone on the internet.
This leads us to consider the idea that that the true politics behind the move have nothing to do with the content.. India simply want's a share of the mobile gaming money pie.. Quite understandable really.