PUBG: News

16 Apr 2024


Pakistani woman summoned as 1st husband goes to Noida court

Seema Haider, a Pakistani national who unlawfully entered India last year, has been summoned to appear before a family court in Noida.

04 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

Pakistan's Seema Haider to contest in 2024 general elections: Report

Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider, who entered India illegally via Nepal with her four children to meet her Indian lover Sachin Meena earlier this year, has reportedly received an offer to join a political party.

17 Jul 2023


Leave India within 72 hours: Right-wing group warns Pakistan's Haider

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) questioned Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider, her Indian lover Sachin Meena, and Meena's father at an undisclosed location in Noida on Monday, reported India Today.

09 Jul 2023


Now I'm Indian: Pakistani woman who found love on PUBG

Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider and India's Sachin Meena—who fell in love with each other on the internet—walked out of prison on Saturday.

29 Dec 2022


Is Krafton's BGMI returning to India in January 2023?

The Indian government banned the second coming of PUBG, Battle Grounds India (BGMI), in July this year. Now, it seems that an imminent return is on the cards for Krafton's popular battle royale game.

29 Jul 2022

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

BGMI game removed from Indian app stores after government ban

Two years after it banned PUBG, the Indian government has brought down the curtain on BGMI, the second coming of the former.

Meet Ana, a 'hyper-realistic' virtual human by PUBG's parent company

Krafton is known for the popular game PUBG, but that might change soon. A playful and realistic Gen Z virtual woman named "Ana" may soon become the Korean company's poster child.

08 Jun 2022


Teen shoots mother dead for not letting him play PUBG

In a shocking incident in the Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, a 16-year-old boy killed his mother for not letting him play mobile games.

14 Nov 2021


'PUBG: New State' reportedly bricking smartphones; game developer Krafton responds

The newest addition to the PUBG game franchise, called PUBG: New State, launched last week. However, gamers soon began reporting their phones were getting bricked when they tried to run the game.

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

PUBG Mobile

'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.

15 Jul 2021


Latest Battlegrounds Mobile India update includes in-game Tesla Gigafactory, vehicles

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) has received its first major update since it was officially released on July 2.

02 Jul 2021

PUBG Corporation

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.

16 May 2021

PUBG Corporation

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.

15 May 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: New vulnerability affects every internet-connected device, and more

Security researchers have discovered a new FragAttack vulnerability that isn't restricted to smartphones, but encompasses absolutely every single device bearing Wi-Fi capability. It even compromises the new WPA3 Wi-Fi security protocol.

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.

08 Apr 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: PUBG Mobile bans millions for cheating, and more

When your game is predicated upon competitive multiplayer gameplay, it's a terrible prospect to have cheaters run amok. PUBG Mobile's Ban Pan initiative has been banning in excess of a million players every week.

07 Apr 2021

Gaming Bytes

PUBG Mobile permanently bans 1.6 million players for cheating

PUBG Mobile has long had a chronic problem with cheaters. The developers have been releasing weekly reports detailing anti-cheat measures. And, now the company has permanently banned a massive 1.6 million player accounts in the five-day period between March 28 and April 1.

01 Mar 2021

Prakash Javadekar

'PUBG' just one of many violent, explicit mobile games: Javadekar

Many mobile games are "violent, explicit and addictive," and PUBG was just one example, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday, announcing a government plan to set up a center of excellence in gaming and other related areas to promote Indian cultural ethos.

26 Jan 2021

Indian Government

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 Mobile Lite

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.

24 Nov 2020


Centre bans 43 more mobile apps; check full list here

The central government on Tuesday decided to ban 43 mobile applications for being "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity" of India.

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


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.

06 Sep 2020


#WeeklyRecap: PUBG banned, PM Modi's Twitter account hacked, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, but two events gained particular attention.

05 Sep 2020


#TechBytes: 5 PUBG MOBILE alternatives you can try

India's decision to ban PUBG MOBILE among 118 Chinese apps has left fans of the Battle Royale hit reeling.

05 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

All you need to know about Akshay Kumar's FAU-G game

Just days after the Indian government placed a fresh ban on more than 100 Chinese apps including the popular battle royale game PUBG amid escalated tension in Ladakh, a made-in-India alternative has been announced.

04 Sep 2020


PUBG maker Tencent will engage with India for ban reversal

Earlier this week, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced the decision to ban more than 100 Chinese apps over national security concerns.

02 Sep 2020


After TikTok, India bans PUBG, 117 more Chinese mobile apps

Amid fresh provocation by Chinese in Ladakh, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has banned as many as 118 Chinese applications.

27 Jul 2020


India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG

Weeks after banning as many as 59 applications from China over safety concerns, India has put 275 more apps from the neighboring nation on its radar.

12 Jul 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Instagram's Reels, Jio's WhatsApp clone, Google's smart speaker, more

This week, tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Jio made headlines in the world of technology.

09 Jul 2020


Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.

13 May 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five tips to defeat PUBG squads single-handedly

PUBG is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royales where gamers play in solos, duos or squads, trying to win the chicken dinner.

12 May 2020

Battle Royale

PUBG: Five things you should know about 'Vikendi'

PUBG is one of the most tactically accurate, competitive Battle Royale games where players must fight in solos, duos or squads as they try to win the chicken dinner among 100 gamers.

07 May 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Best loot locations and landing spots in PUBG

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

04 May 2020


Battle of Battle Royales: PUBG vs Fortnite vs Apex Legends

Gaming space, in recent years, has been dominated by Battle Royale titles.

03 May 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five PUBG tips for quick healing

PUBG has made its mark in the Battle Royale genre for its military tactical approach. Due to this, both planning the looting and killing in-game become instrumental in winning the chicken dinner.

23 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

PUBG Mobile: Five best guns to use in Miramar

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games and for players to survive, their choice of weapon becomes really important.

21 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five guns pros prefer to use in PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile is a competitive Battle Royale and the intensity increases with a rise in the number of gamers.

20 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five easy tips to win chicken dinner in Sanhok

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games and the competition is getting tougher with an increase in the game's popularity.

19 Apr 2020

Battle Royale

#GamingBytes: Best loot and landing locations in PUBG Vikendi

The snow map of PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Vikendi, delivers an intense Battle Royale experience.

18 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Use these guns in PUBG Vikendi, win chicken dinner

The snow map of PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Vikendi, delivers an intense experience.

17 Apr 2020


PUBG Mobile: Five tips to win squad games in Vikendi

PUBG Mobile enjoys immense popularity in India as it delivers an intense Battle Royale experience.

13 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five tips for Counter-Strike beginners

Most gamers acing popular Battle Royales like PUBG and Fortnite, made their bones playing Counter-Strike.

07 Apr 2020


PUBG gets 50% discount on Microsoft's Xbox Store: Details here

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, aka PUBG, is getting a massive discount on Microsoft's Xbox Store.

05 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: The most underrated landing spots in PUBG Miramar

PUBG is one of the most tactically challenging Battle Royales.

30 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five things H1Z1 does better than PUBG

PUBG, also called PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, gets its name from the creator, Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene.

29 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five tips to camp in PUBG's Sanhok

PUBG offers competitive tactical gameplay in the Battle Royale genre and its Sanhok map speeds this up due to its smaller size.

28 Mar 2020

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five best PUBG ambush tips

PUBG is an intensely tactical game, which requires near military planning and accurate shooting.