South Korean online game developer and writer Krafton has launched Battlegrounds Cell India, a reinvention of the corporate’s free-to-play battle royale recreation, PUBG Cell. PUBG Mobile was banned by the Indian government together with dozens of different Chinese language-made or revealed apps for iOS and Android units in August of 2020 resulting from an ongoing border battle between the 2 nations.
At present, the sport is out there for obtain by way of Google Play. Krafton didn’t point out when or if the sport can be coming to Apple units.
Pre-registrations for Battlegrounds Cell India launched on Could 18, with 40 million individuals signing as much as play the sport. Round 20 million individuals took half in an early entry program in June, offering suggestions on the sport previous to its official launch in India.
Krafton is spending a substantial quantity of capital in India to develop its esports scene together with contributions to a $9 million USD funding round in streaming platform Loco and $22.5 million funding in India’s top tournament organizer NODWIN Gaming earlier this 12 months.