The ban on PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) will not be lifted anytime soon, a senior government official confirmed saying that the violent nature of the game has been the cause of many complaints from all quarters.
The official who spoke to Reuters on the condition of anonymity said PUBG severed ties with Chinese company Tencent Games but that is not going to change anything.
“The violent nature of the game has been the cause of many complaints from all quarters. That does not change with the change in ownership rights.” the source said.
A PUBG spokeswoman confirmed that the gaming company is in talks with Reliance Jio to revive its fortunes in India. “We had initial talks with Jio Platforms to seek cooperation opportunities, but nothing has been decided yet,” the PUBG spokesperson said.