Even before it’s release , the rebranded PUBG mobile game called Battleground India , is already in the crosshair of some Indian politicians.
Due to the popularity of it’s predecessor Battleground is getting a lot of heat . First the MLA from Arunachal Pradesh asked for the ban, now a Member of Parliament from Telangana asked for the same .
But, the MP has demanded a thorough investigation into the current business between Krafton, the company that owns PUBG Intellectual Property Rights, and Tencent, the company that was responsible for publishing the game.
The MP Arvind Dharampuri, from Nizamabad in Telangana, has written al letter to Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Information Technology, insisting him to focus observation into the ties between Krafton and Tencent.
Though because of last year’s ban Krafton and Tencent are not in business as per say in India , but they are still working together outside India , as Tencent is the company that publishes the game globally.
The letter sent to the IT Ministry, per Zee News, Dharampuri states that he had received a plea against the game from a local social activist, Sai Kumar.
Sai is concerned over the fact that , even though the servers are in India and Singapore .
But due the ongoing business between Krafton and Tencent the user data might get shared between the international servers.
Earlier Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ninong Ering had previously written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to ban Battlegrounds Mobile India.
An another Member of Parliament, Abhishek Singhvi, also asked the same.
But the government cannot ban something before it is released , so we all have to calm our bits down and wait for 18th June which is said to be the tentative date of release .