KRAFTON, creators of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS PC and Console game from South Korea has announced BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA after confirming a PUBG Mobile India customized for Indian gamers back in November last year. At that time it said that various aspects of the game will be customised for Indian gamers and the in-game content will be improved and tailored to reflect local needs and added that KRAFTON, Inc will invest US$100 million in India to cultivate the local video game, entertainment, esports, and IT industries.
Today it has announced that the game will offer a world-class AAA multiplayer gaming experience on mobile. The game will release with exclusive in-game events like outfits and features and will have its own esports ecosystem with tournaments and leagues. The game will launch as a free-to-play experience on mobile devices.
KRAFTON will collaborate with partners to build an esports ecosystem while bringing in-game content regularly, starting with a series of India specific in-game events at launch which will be announced later.
KRAFTON said that it will be working with partners, to ensure data protection and security, at each stage. “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 the company.
BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA, a battle royale experience will be available to play only in India and will have a period of pre-registration before the launch.