Section 69A of IT Act, new features, APK download link and latest updates
PUBG Mobile, the popular multiplayer game has been awaited with a baited breath by its millions of users in India as the game’s return has been in the news for a while now, since its ban.
The game, which was banned in India in September in the second round of the ban of applications with their Chinese affiliation has been unavailable since, when the government cited security threats when the border conflicts were going on with the neighbouring country.
The Government of India (GoI) banned the game, which was one of the most poular first person shooting games in the country, in accordance with the Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, which gives them the power to take down any online content, which they deem it harmful or threatening. The game’s relaunch date is still unknown, however the hopes of the gamers have certainly risen after PUBG Mobile India’s update last month.
What is Section 69A of IT Act?
Section 69A of the IT Act provides for the central government to issue directions for blocking public access to any information through any computer resource.
The game’s relaunch date is still unknown, however the hopes of the gamers have certainly risen after PUBG Mobile India’s update last month. However, the talks between the government and the PUBG coraporation have gained steam for its relaunch – PUBG Mobile India, with special features, specific to India and will be made in India.
According to PUBG developers, the Indian version of the app will have customised content to reflect “local needs”. Among several new changes, some of them inclde new clothing on the characters, green hit effects in place of red, restrictions on gaming time keeping in mind the health of the users, which also include children and a virtual simualation setting with respect to training ground.
APK Download Link
Meanwhile, the PUBG Mobile Global version 1.2 beta APK link is also available for download now for the Android users in India. The users will require an individual invitation code to access the game after downloading the APK file which is of 625 MB in size.