Whether you are a gamer or not, PUBG has surely become a word you hear in your life every day. It is one of the most popular topics of discussions everywhere.
It is a free game that can be played on smart phones and tablets. It has been one of the most popular games ever nowadays. As it is a multiplayer game so your friends can join you online.
Player Unknown’s Battle Ground as in PUBG is so aggressively famous that it became a center of much fake news. There are studies about PUBG being a major cause of aggressive behavior in teenagers. It is one of the famous games that have attracted parachuting onto an island and scavenge for weapons to kill others while avoiding getting killed themselves.
News revolving around it
This game has become the center of much news. Some of the countries have already banned this game. And one of those counties is China. China has already banned PUBG stating that it is a deviation of the young minds from their China’s social values, traditional culture and ethical norms.
PUBG: Gladiator like nature?
China states that the game, PUBG has a gladiator like nature. Which is indeed true as it is programmed for the players to fight against each other with the help of their team members on the battle ground.
NOT GOOD FOR MENTAL HEALTH?
PUBG game is highlighted to be not fit for mental health of young gamers. As it includes blood and violence in its graphics, it is stated as unsuitable for young minds by China. Their concern for the young minds cannot be ignored. The blood and violence can affect gamers and induce aggressive behavior in them.
We already know China has banned contents and popular movies like Star Wars and The Dark Knights.
News about being banned in Maharashtra, India
Recently a high court order has been circulated widely on Facebook and Whatsapp, stating the ban of PUBG MOBILE in the state of Maharashtra. This notice states that PUBG has led the students to spoil their own lives. This notice also states that the state has sent official notices to the publisher Tencent Games for blocking the game’s traffic from the state of Maharashtra.
However, gamers would be happy to know that this notice is a FAKE. Because the format of the notice is not official and there is no position of prejudge in our Indian judiciary system. Although there is no official notice issued from Tencent groups.
PUBG: Banned in VIT, Vellore
The hostellers of VIT received an e-mail statement from the Chief of Wardens, which stated that playing games like PUBG is NOT PERMITTED. The notice states that it spoils the environments and the student’s mind gets disturbed.
When last year PUBG MOBILE, which is the mobile version of PUBG was launched, associated management of primary and secondary private schools Karnataka issued an advisory to parents to keep a check on the number of hours spent by students on their multiplayer game (like PUBG).
Similarly, VIT Vellore totally prohibited PUBG inside the campus and strictly warned the students that the violation by defaulters will lead them in being dealt with VIT CODE OF CONDUCT. And VIT wants its students to concentrate on studies and outdoor games not the online multiplayer game. It wants the students to give more importance to their career growth.
Increasingly being flagged
PUBG game is increasingly being flagged for promoting violence among children and youngsters. Many associated managements have raised their concerns regarding youngsters showing irrelevant interest over this game.
Despite all this, PUBG is still very popular among the gamers. Its popularity has been increasing at a drastic rates and it got the recent winter updates too. The reports say that this game will still remain popular in 2019, may be much more popular than ever.