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After PUBG, BGMI Likely To Be Banned In India
The game has been removed from the Google and Apple app stores
It looks like the game from Korean publisher Krafton has been removed from the Google and Apple app stores following a government order, leaving many users surprised and worried.
Users who have already installed the game can still play it for now.
The development follows a shocking incident that took place last month wherein a 16-year-old boy allegedly shot his mother as she stopped him from playing online games.
The issue was raised in Parliament and the government said the Home Ministry was examining some of these apps that appear in a new avatar after their ban and offer the same functionality.
Google confirmed that it has taken the game down from the Play Store in India after informing the same to Krafton.
Previously, its predecessor PUBG Mobile was banned in the country along with as many as 117 other apps developed by companies from China citing security and integrity reasons.