Nearly 2 months have passed since the Indian government reported that 118 Chinese applications along with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile version would be banned in India. As India is the source nation of the higgest number players of PUBG Mobile around the world, the boycott genuinely influenced the gaming scenario in India.
A ray of hope emerged for Indian users on 7 November, Krafton, the parent company of PUBG Corporation, announced that it has inked a global partnership with Microsoft. PUBG Corporation is expected to resume its services in India before the end of this year, according to some high-profile streamers in the country. However many fans from India were using VPN to access game in the country.
Meanwhile for global users, game developers updated their security policy. Server selection has been moved to system settings and can be changed only once in 60 days. This makes it harder for PUBG players to access any server in the world using VPN and change back to their original servers.
Server Selection Related Patch Notes
- Players will be unable to switch servers at will from Season 16 onwards. The Switch Server function will be moved to the System Settings screen.
- After changing their server, players will need to wait 60 days before they can change it again.
Pubg has also forced on Security measures in the latest updates.
Security Measures Related Patch Notes
- Improved the hardware used for the safety verification system to improve verification efficiency.
- Adopted strict screening and ban strategies to target unauthorized purchases, boosting, and other malicious propaganda.
- Stronger capabilities to combat various cheats and network attacks.