Despite the popularity of other games in the Battle Royale genre, such as Fortnite and Apex Legends, PUBG has managed to hold its own and since its mobile release in February 2018.
Gujarat, a western state in India, has this was forbidden to have the game banned because of concerns that it was too violent and too addictive for young players after the game was banned by a student union earlier this year.
PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds has become increasingly popular in India.
Police inspector Rohit Raval spoke to the Indian Express when he told them that only a week after the Rajkot Police issued a ban on PUBG, 1
He then explained how the events unfolded when he discovered that the students were playing PUBG: "Our team caught them with strangers hands. They were arrested after being found in the PUBG game. "
PUBG was found by Rohit to be extremely addictive, declaring that the students did not even know they were being addressed by the police.
"This game is very addictive and the defendants were so involved in it that they did not even notice that our team approached them. "
The PUBG Global Invitational 2018 in Berlin.
Following the above incidents, the PUBG issued a statement on March 15, citing its recent ban on its play in certain regions of India.
They emphasized that the PUBG is intended to be healthy and responsibly enjoyed while showing a willingness to do anything to lift the ban.
Official Statement of PUBG Mobile.
"PUBG MOBILE is a game. It is for entertainment only and should be enjoyed in a healthy and responsible manner. In line with our drive to continue promoting responsible gaming, we are working to introduce a healthy gameplay system in India to promote balanced, responsible gaming, including limiting playing time for underage players. We were therefore surprised to learn that the local authorities in some cities have decided to ban our game. We are working to understand the legal basis of such bans and we hope that we can engage in constructive dialogue with the relevant authorities to explain our objectives and lift the ban. For PUBG MOBILE players we want to assure you that we are on your side and we will do our best to find a reasonable solution. "