BGMI has been able to generate excitement among gamers after it was marketed as the Indian-specific PUBG Mobile game. Krafton revealed teasers featuring the well-known PUBG Mobile players from India prior to when Battlegrounds Mobile India got a launch date (Android) in July 2021.
Battlegrounds Mobile India cashed in the huge user base that is PUBG Mobile. It contributed to Krafton revive the esports community within the gaming community. But, the game has been halted following that the Government of India decided to stop BGMI on July 28, 2022.
Readers can learn more information about Battlegrounds Mobile. India’s current state in India following the ban.
BGMI ban Status of the server Downloads, status, official response, date of unban and more
At the time of writing, Battlegrounds Mobile India servers remain active in India. Users can play their favourite maps and modes, download various in-game features, upgrade the Royale Pass, or even purchase items in the shop. The future of the game in India is not certain since the release date for the 2.2 version of the global version is getting closer.
UC purchase was stopped
Although it is possible to access most of the content available in Battlegrounds Mobile India, in-app purchases are not available anymore. The reason for this suspension may be related to the lack of authentication through the App Store or Google Play. Google Play or the App Store.
If users own an amount in the UC (Unknown cash/credits) on the BGMI balances, they are able to spend it with no issue.
It is reported that the Indian government has prohibited BGMI for the same reasons as the ones of PUBG. Security concerns have led to the denial of PUBG Mobile as well as Garena Free Fire. In the case of the Battlegrounds Mobile India servers were reported to be sourcing data using a non-authorized method and were connected to China servers. This is why it is unclear why the suspension of well-known BR game is not definite.
Prior to this ban was lifted, Battlegrounds Mobile India had more than 50 million downloads on Google Play Store with an average rating of 4.2 from 4.8 million players. Battlegrounds Mobile India was also one of the top action games on the Play Store prior to July 28, 2022.
The statement of Krafton
Krafton who is the producer and creator of BGMI and BGMI, released an official statement regarding the issue on the 30th of July, 2022. The statement emphasized its South Korean game company’s commitment to the Indian Market, while it stressed the importance of developing partnerships and improving the esports industry.
The chief executive officer of Krafton India, Sean Hyunil Sohn has also denied any accusations of improper handling the process of collecting user data because the importance of privacy and security was highlighted in the document. In addition, Krafton also mentioned its compliance with government regulation and laws regarding data security.
The statement also referred to the efforts of Krafton to contact authorities in charge to solve the issue and remove his ban from Battlegrounds Mobile India.
Unban date, rumors and even a date
A lot of users have seen fake unban dates and altered announcements from Krafton in the last couple of days online. But, it is important to note that the Government of India has not removed the ban from Battlegrounds Mobile India. So, any unban date are to be taken seriously unless they originate via an official source.