Kushal Kumar Jha
PUBG Corporation reportedly looking to partner up with an Indian gaming Firm
'PUBG Corporation' A unit of South Korea's Bluehole Games is reportedly looking to partner up with an Indian gaming firm to bring the popular battle royale game back in India. The Government of India recently banned PUBG Mobile and PUBG Lite along with 116 other Chinese apps due to security concerns.
This development comes just after days after PUBG corporation taking over the publishing rights of the popular game from Shenzen based Tencent Games in India.
In a report published by the Livermint suggests that a new licensing agreement is in the works with an Indian gaming firm. PUBG corporation will pass on the publishing rights of the PUBG Mobile to an Indian firm in a bid to revoke the ban.
In the Livermint report, a senior government official said that there are several security reasons for the ban of PUBG Mobile in India. After the PUBG ban, the Government had sent over 70 queries to the PUBG Corporation. The gaming giant has 3 weeks to answer these queries.
The reports also suggest that there are only a few gaming firms in India capable of handling the Publishing rights of PUBG Mobile in India.
PUBG Corporation had earlier cleared its intentions to work with the Government of India to revoke the ban. In just a few days, there have been several initiatives taken by the South Korean parent company in India to solve the security concerns posed in the game.