Battlegrounds Mobile India considered the local version of PUBG Mobile India. Moreover, they released the Beta version for few players who pre-register the game. However, the critics say the game is like re-branded version of PUBG Mobile India. Recently, the RTI field by Dr. Gaurav Tyagi, who is an assistant professor at JNU to Battlegrounds Mobile India ban the game. He got a response from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and Ministry of Home Affairs.
The IT Ministry said that the government cannot stop the game from launching in India. However, the IT Ministry has the authority to ban the game when launched. Under the provisions of section 69A of the Informations Technology Act, 2000. Responding to the RTI, the IT Ministry said, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has no role in granting any permission for entry of PUBG or any other mobile application.
Battlegrounds Mobile India Ban? Is it True?
According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, MHA does not grant permission for launching any application. Moreover, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issues blocking direction for mobile applications under the provisions of section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000.
Dr. Gaurav Tyagi on Twitter. He tweeted ” As part of my research on the predatory practice of Chinese companies in India and its impact on National Security, had filed an RTI about the relaunch of PUBG Mobile India by Krafton (in which the Chinese behemoth has the second-largest stake).”
Krafton launching Battlegrounds Mobile India and the pre-registration for Battlegrounds Mobile India was open since May 18th. Moreover, Krafton has launched the Beta version of the game on June 18th. Moreover, only a few players installed the game not all. The Battlegrounds Mobile India game file size is around 660 MB or 750 MB. As per the Google Play Store description, it requires Android 5.1.1 or above and at least 2 GB RAM. If the players meet these requirements, they can run the game.