PUBG Mobile broke hearts of many gamers in India who were crazy for the game. Since the multiplayer game has been banned in India, many users are awaiting its comeback. However, there is no latest updates about the same. In yet another development, the PUBG Lite is also going to be shut down globally. It is the low-end version of the royale battle game.
The official website of the game developers has confirmed the same. The game was launched just two years ago and now, the makers have decided to shut it down.
PUBG Lite to shut down at global level
The game was introduced in 2019 for entry level mobile devices. “We are deeply grateful for the passion and support from the astounding number of PUBG Lite fans that have been with us. During the strenuous times of the Covid-19 pandemic, we hope that PUBG Lite was able to provide our fans with a fun way to stay safe,” Krafton said.
The game developer company further informed that it was a tough decision for them. In the official message, the makers also apologised for taking down the so abruptly. Krafton also wished that the users had a great experience with the company.
PUBG Lite and PUBG Mobile Banned in India
The Government of India banned the PUBG Mobile game and PUBG Mobile Lite on September 2 in 2020. The game was banned under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act in India. Following the ban, the PUBG Corporation had announced their split from Tencent. The gaming company also announced that it will be working with the Indian government to resolve the issue. PUBG has 600 million downloads and 50 million active players globally. It had nearly 300 millions users in India.
Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile Lite had over 100 million downloads on Google Play Store. The game will be shut down globally from April 29.