The popularity of PUBG is increasing dangerously in India and its impact on youth is not going to decline soon. Recently, two men have died while playing PUBG on the railway track they were mowed down by a train. The accident occurred in the Hingoli region in Maharashtra. Both the players were so engaged in playing the game at the
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Cities across India are planning to ban PUBG as it is becoming dangerous to the students. The game has already been banned in Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath districts. Many cases have been reported since the last few months about the harmful effects on the students.
Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile released an official statement and said, “We appreciate the support and trust given to us by our PUBG MOBILE players. While we strive to deliver the best possible gaming experience to our fans, we also believe that it is extremely important for us to be a responsible member of the gaming ecosystem. To this end, we constantly work and shall continue to work with different stakeholders, including parents, educators and government bodies, and listening to their feedback on what we can do to enhance the overall PUBG Mobile experience.”
Released in March 2018 in India, PUBG Mobile has turned into the most downloaded game with more than 200 million downloads as of December 2018, as indicated by Tencent Games.However, the game went under the consideration of experts in India after reports emerged that the negative impacts of PUBG are undeniably more than the positive ones.