Krafton, the parent company of Player Unknowns Battle Grounds (PUBG) Mobile, on Thursday announced the launch of PUBG in India as Battlegrounds Mobile India. Players under the age of eighteen would now need Parent’s consent to play the multiplayer game. Krafton also announced several restrictions aimed to restrict the indulgence of minors into the game.
According to the latest announcements by the developers of the multiplayer mobile game, players under 18 years need to provide their parent’s mobile number and get confirmation of consent from their parents to play the game. To tackle the problem of overindulgence of children in the game, minors will be restricted to play Battlegrounds Mobile India for only up to 3 hours a day. Moreover, minors will also be restricted to spend more than Rs 7,000 for in-app purchases.
The developers also announced that the server for this alternate version of PUBG Mobile will be limited to India. Because of this players will be allowed to play only with Indian players and will not be able to change servers and regions as per their choice.
The announcement comes around one and a half year after the ban of PUBG Mobile in India and this development is being welcomed with enthusiasm by the gaming community across the country.