The Ministry of Information and Technology bans more Chinese apps including popular PUBG Mobile in the country on Wednesday. This time the government has banned 118 China-based apps. and this makes for a big loss of Tencent, the parent company.
PUBG was developed by a South Korean video game company called Bluehole. After the success of the PC version of the game, Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent joined hands with Bluehole and decided to launch the PUBG Mobile.
However, keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wisdom of Atma Nirbhar Movement, actor Akshay Kumar mentors a Multiplayer Action Game – Fearless and United Guards FAU-G.
Game based on real scenarios faced by Indian Security Forces
A Bengaluru based gaming publisher will soon launch the game. It would have 20% of its Net Revenue donated to Bharat ke Veer Trust.
“Supporting PM @narendramodi’s Atma Nirbhar movement, proud to present a multiplayer action game, Fearless and United – Guards FAU-G. Besides entertainment, players also learn about the sacrifices of our soldiers. 20% of the net revenue generated will be donated to #BharatKeVeer Trust #FAUG #vishygo #nCoreGames,” Kumar said.
The game is based on real scenarios faced by the Indian Security Forces to deal with both tame and foreign menaces. The game is expected to launch at the end of October.
Founder and Chairman of the gaming publisher Vishal Gondal told Zee News, “It is a matter of great pride to respond to PM Modi’s call and present the world a world-class game, which will not only help gamers in a virtual setting fight the forces of evil; but also positively contribute to nation-building by supporting our martyrs.”
Dayanidhi MG, co-founder and CEO said, “We have in-depth experience in different genres specially mid-core games. We managed genre-defining MOBA games like Vainglory of SuperEvil Megacorp for the worldwide audience and also worked with global studios like Rovio. We have an experienced team and is constantly expanding to bring the best talent together to create games that Indian gamers can relate to while playing”.
PUBG Mobile will suffer a big loss as it is one of the most popular mobile games in India and many other countries. India alone has 175 million downloads. The game will be available on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.