In the situation of rising tensions between India and China, the Indian government has issued an announcement of prohibiting 59 Chinese apps, including a certain mobile games. This actually made fans of the most popular mobile game in the country, PUBG Mobile, worried. Does this battle royale game get banned now? Read on to find out the answer as well as seeing the list of 59 Chinese apps which were notified a death by the Indian government.
Before getting the answer, let’s have a look at the decision on prohibition of 59 Chinese apps nationwide taken by the Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology (MEITY).
According to MEITY, the compilation of data from Chinese apps ultimately impinges on the integrity and sovereignty of our country, which is truly a matter of immediate and deep concern and needs emergency measures.
“On the basis of these and upon receiving of recent credible inputs that such Apps pose threat to sovereignty and integrity of India, the Government of India has decided to disallow the usage of certain Apps, used in both mobile and non-mobile Internet-enabled devices.”
They also added that this move would safeguard the crores’ interests of Internet and mobile users in India. The decision is a significant move to ensure Indian cyberspace’s sovereignty and safety.
The answer is NO. So, PUBG Mobile addicts can feel relieved now.
However, if you’re fans of Mobile Legends and Clash of Kings, we are sorry that these two favorite mobile games have been placed a ban, alongside several most-popular applications like UC Browser, WeChat and especially, TikTok.
Take a peek at the complete list of 59 Chinese apps forbidden by the Indian Government: