BGMI Ban in India: Battlegrounds Mobile India commonly known as BGMI, was banned in India on 28th July 2022. The game has…
BGMI Ban in India: Battlegrounds Mobile India commonly known as BGMI, was banned in India on 28th July 2022. The game has been pulled from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store following the ban by the Indian government under Section 69A of the IT Act. Krafton is actively working to bring back the game to the country. Check out the official statement by Krafton, the new development, and the latest updates. For future updates on Battlegrounds Mobile India Ban (BGMI Ban), follow Flizzyy.
A report by Reuters suggested that the Indian Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) issued the order to ban Battlegrounds Mobile India under Section 69 (A) of the IT Act, 2000. Following the order, Google Play Store and App Store have taken down BGMI from their platforms.
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Krafton’s CFO statement on the BGMI Ban in India
“We fully respect and understand the Indian government’s concern and as we have been directly running the service based on stringent data security standards and monitoring. We will closely cooperate with the authorities to find ways for the users in India to keep enjoying BGMI. In the second quarter, we broadened the user base through our own and offline collaborations in the local market, and expanded monetized content offerings, providing a battle royale experience unique to BGMI”, Bae Dong-Geun said during the call.
Influencers and content creators have kept fans’ spirits up
There have been developments behind the scenes which indicate a return for Battlegrounds Mobile India aka BGMI to the Indian market. Several Influencers and content creators have kept fans’ spirits up by posting cryptic hints on their social media accounts. A few of them include:
Finally things are working out but yes it will take some time
— Abhijeet Andhare (@GHATAK_official) August 17, 2022
An NGO named ‘Prahar’ has expressed their gratitude towards the Indian government and MeitY for banning BGMI in the country. They recently posted a video thanking the government for their recent move of banning the popular BR game.
— Pranav Nalawade | TalKEsport PN (@PranavNalawad18) July 29, 2022
Krafton advised players to wait for more developments from its side and should not resort to panic. Krafton is still working on solving the problem and will share more information regarding the game’s future soon.