PUBG Mobile continues to be a sizzling matter of debate and immediately we have now some new statistics courtesy market analyst Sensor Tower. Being one of the in style cellular video games world wide, PUBG Mobile gamers have reportedly spent over $3.5 billion on the sport ever since its launch in 2018. Specifically, in 2020, the place most of us have been compelled to remain indoors, the sport earned $1.eight billion and has seen 198 million downloads thus far this 12 months with the final $500 million coming simply within the final 72 days.
While these numbers look terrific, issues will not be the identical in India. On September 2, the Indian authorities launched an order to ban 118 Chinese apps within the nation together with the extremely in style battle royale recreation, PUBG Mobile. The recreation is presently banned and has been pulled down from the Google Play Store in addition to the Apple App Store. Notably, downloading or updating the sport by any means is illegitimate within the nation. It was additionally reported that Tencent, the writer of the sport, had reportedly misplaced $34 billion when it comes to market worth, only a day after the ban on 118 Chinese apps in India. According to Sensor Tower’s report, round 24-percent of the sport’s international downloads are from India. This doesn’t come as a shock contemplating the large reputation of the sport. However, India accounts for just one.2-percent of PUBG Mobile’s revenues. Essentially what this implies is that Indian avid gamers don’t prefer to spend cash on PUBG Mobile for issues like Royal Pass, varied skins, and different in-game objects.
Despite the disappointing income numbers the sport’s unique proprietor, PUBG Corporation, is making efforts to unban the sport in India. According to a press release by PUBG Corp, it’s actively wanting into all the situation and has taken away the official publishing rights from Tencent Games in India. PUBG Corp has taken all of the publishing obligations, nonetheless, the corporate is claimed to be on the lookout for an Indian model for the official distribution of the sport.