PUBG Corporation: News

12 Nov 2021


'PUBG: New State' finally launched on Android and iOS

Krafton's latest game, PUBG: New State, has been officially launched for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices in 200+ countries, including India.

28 Oct 2021


'Battlegrounds Mobile India' announces special in-game offers for Diwali

Popular mobile game franchise Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) is hosting an in-game event to celebrate the Indian festival of lights, Diwali.

02 Jul 2021


Battlegrounds Mobile India is now available to all Android users

The replacement of Indian mobile gamer's favorite PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) called Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) was available as an Early Access download, starting May.

17 Jun 2021


Battlegrounds Mobile India available as Play Store Early Access download

Earlier this year, we reported that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' (PUBG) developer Krafton Inc. was planning to re-launch the popular game in India, albeit in compliance with the Indian government's rules and regulations that had led to PUBG's ban.

16 May 2021


Here's how and why to pre-register for Battlegrounds Mobile India

South Korea-based PUBG Corporation recently announced that mobile gamers will be able to pre-register for the Indian version of the game starting May 18.

06 May 2021

Gaming Bytes

PUBG Mobile will be relaunched in India as Battlegrounds Mobile

PUBG players who aren't desperate and/or technically savvy to bypass the India ban with VPN will finally be able to get back to their old habit.

25 Feb 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Investigation uncovers Facebook's pro ISIS move, and more

Facebook banned pages belonging to the YPG (translated: People's Protection Units) at the behest of Turkey, according to a latest exposé by ProPublica.

25 Feb 2021

Gaming Bytes

'PUBG: New State' announced for iOS, Android; Unavailable in India

The battle royale phenomenon PUBG Mobile is getting a sequel set in the same universe. Launching on a yet unspecified date in 2021, PUBG: New State will be launched on both iOS and Android platforms.

26 Jan 2021

Akshay Kumar

Indian Government will continue ban on PUBG and TikTok

The Indian Government has reportedly sent notices to Chinese app makers relaying that their existing bans will continue. The government had blocked 59 Chinese apps in June and 118 more in September last year.

22 Jan 2021


PUBG introduces Reputation Levels for good conduct; Won't affect gameplay

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' (PUBG) release notes for the 10.2 update list the inclusion of Reputation Levels to promote good conduct. The levels are indicative of perceived player behavior.

21 Jan 2021


Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G), a game by Studio nCore Pvt. Ltd. and promoted by Akshay Kumar is set to hit Android devices on January 26. It will compete with popular battle royale game PUBG for a share of the Indian mobile gaming market.

17 Dec 2020


PUBG Mobile India not granted permission for launch, confirms government

The central government has confirmed that it has not granted any permission to PUBG Mobile India for a launch.

12 Nov 2020


PUBG Mobile is returning to India: Here's everything to know

PUBG Corporation, the creator of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), has announced it is preparing to soon launch a new game called "PUBG Mobile India" specifically created for the Indian market.

27 Sep 2020


PUBG ban not likely to be revoked anytime soon: Report

The ban on PUBG came as a big blow for PUBG Corporation, the creator of the title, and Tencent Games, the Chinese company behind its mobile version.

13 Sep 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, especially in the consumer tech department.

08 Sep 2020

South Korea

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

PUBG Corporation, the original developer of PUBG, has announced the decision to break association with China's Tencent Games in India.

29 Feb 2020


PUBG banned this player for 10 years: Here's why

The widespread popularity of PUBG has made the game a breeding ground for cheaters.

03 Jul 2019


#GamingBytes: 'PUBG Lite' to have support for Hindi as well

The newest game in the PUBG family will be a 'Lite' version of the PC game.

28 Jun 2019


#GamingBytes: 'PUBG' to have story-driven gameplay soon. Here's how

PUBG Corporation recently brought on board the co-founder of Sledgehammer Games (famous for being one of the key developers of the Call of Duty series) to add a story-driven element to the game.

04 May 2019


#GamingBytes: Is PUBG releasing a new Venice-based map?

Last year, the gaming community was abuzz with news regarding the launch of the new map of PUBG, Venezia.

24 Apr 2019


#GamingBytes: Shroud terms PUBG "waste of time", may quit again

Just last week, popular Twitch streamer Michael 'Shroud' Grzesiek ended up quitting Apex Legends because of server lags and lack of new features.

23 Apr 2019


#GamingBytes: PUBG Easter eggs- Where and how to find them?

In light of Easter Sunday, PUBG Mobile launched its own in-game Easter egg hunt.

14 Mar 2019


You might get arrested for playing PUBG in these cities

The highly-addictive and popular battle royale game by PUBG Corporation- PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has been banned in several cities in Gujarat.

06 Mar 2019

Madhya Pradesh

25-year-old man, hooked to PUBG, drinks acid instead of water

Apparently, PUBG addiction refuses to cease.

20 Feb 2019

South Korea

After facing heavy backlash, PUBG promises to improve game

It has been a rough couple of months for PUBG in India, where the lives of many youngsters were affected due to the addictive nature of the multiplayer online game.

03 Feb 2019

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five things 'Fortnite' does better than 'PUBG'

Fortnite or PUBG, there is only one question when it comes to fans of the Battle Royale genre.

30 Jan 2019


#GamingBytes: What is PUBG? Read everything about the game here

PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is one of the most popular Battle Royale games.

25 Jan 2019


#GamingBytes: Beta version of PUBG Lite launched, details here

PUBG is one of the most popular Battle Royale games and attracts new gamers every day who want to try and win the chicken dinner.

11 Jan 2019

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: PUBG bans 12 professional players, here's why

PUBG offers one of the most competitive Battle Royale experiences due to the tactical military approach of the gameplay.

04 Jan 2019


PUBG Mobile's latest update to bring new weapons, Zombie mode

PUBG Mobile enjoys immense popularity as being the most favored Battle Royale on mobile platforms and dominates the Asian markets specifically.

03 Jan 2019


#GamingBytes: PUBG bans some players for 3 years, here's why

PUBG is one of the most intense and competitive games in the Battle Royale genre.

25 Dec 2018


PUBG Mobile has a special surprise for gamers this Christmas

PUBG Mobile has amassed immense popularity in the gaming market globally and the Asian markets specifically.

25 Dec 2018

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: This PUBG hack got 30,000 players banned

PUBG is one of the most difficult Battle Royale games. It requires a perfectly executed strategy to win the chicken dinner.

04 Dec 2018


#GamingBytes: 'PUBG Mobile' and 'Resident Evil 2' getting a crossover

PUBG Mobile has already amassed massive popularity on both Android and iOS platforms, especially in Asian markets.

29 Nov 2018

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: PUBG PS4, winter map and other things to know

PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally headed to PlayStation 4 after much rumours had circulated.

18 Nov 2018


#GamingBytes: PUBG changes development direction after 'Fix PUBG' campaign

PUBG is solely responsible for making the Battle Royale genre of gaming popular across the world.

10 Nov 2018


#GamingBytes: PUBG PS4 release date out on Amazon

PUBG, one of the most popular Battle Royale games, was rumored to be coming to PS4.

07 Nov 2018

Hong Kong

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

PUBG already enjoys immense popularity in the Battle Royale genre due to its realistic tactical gameplay and it is looking to further it by solidifying its eSports presence.

06 Nov 2018


#GamingBytes: PUBG-Suicide Squad crossover releases new trailer

PUBG is looking to solidify its position in terms of popularity in the Battle Royale genre. To this end, we had reported that a crossover with DC Extended Universe film, 'Suicide Squad' was in the pipeline.

06 Nov 2018

South Korea

#GamingBytes: PUBG might come to PS4 in December

PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is the brainchild of Brendan Greene.