Krafton announced the launch of ‘Battlegrounds Mobile India’ today. The announcement was made shortly after it was reported that PUBG Mobile India will launch as Battlegrounds Mobile India. Krafton has still not mentioned a launch date for the upcoming mobile game.
It is said that Battlegrounds Mobile India will “offer a world class AAA multiplayer gaming experience on mobile.” It will only be available in India and is going to be free on mobile to play. Exclusive in-game events like outfits and features, and it will also have its own esports ecosystem with tournaments and leagues in collaboration with partners will be also there. Krafton is planning to host a series of India specific in-game events at launch.
However, Krafton has yet not announced any launch date for Battlegrounds Mobile India, but has confirmed a period of pre-registration before the launch. According to the teaser image, the game will be based on PUBG Mobile with only the logo changed, moreover, the logo is also splashed with the tricolour of the Indian flag. When PUBG Mobile India was announced by Krafton, the game was said to have India centric features and content and the same is expected to be followed for Battlegrounds Mobile India.
As highlighted by Krafton, they will be working with partners to ensure data protection and security. “This will ensure privacy rights are respected, and all data collection and storage will be in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in India and for players here,” said Krafton in a statement.