PUBG Records 26% Fall In Global Downloads In September After Ban in India

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PUBG’s worldwide downloads have contracted by over 26% in September, information sourced from Sensor Tower shows.


Toward the beginning of September, the Indian government had prohibited the Tencent-upheld gaming application in the nation which was one of the top supporters of its general download numbers.


While the past a quarter of a year – June, July and August – had ended up being the most incredible months for PUBG in India regarding gathering downloads, the total obstructing of the gaming application in the nation seems to have harmed its numbers.


The application earned around 10.7 million downloads internationally in September, a 26.7% fall in the quantity of introduces from 14.6 million in August. The fame of PUBG in India was at its top during June and July when it had collected 25 million and 18 million downloads separately.


It’s significant that India has been contributing around 30-35% to PUBG’s general downloads in the previous four-five months and has contributed 24% or 175 million out of PUBG’s lifetime 734 million downloads till June.Boycott of PUBG in India doesn’t affect its income; however, it’s unquestionably affecting the game’s range as India was the most significant market as far as downloads.

“PUBG’s basic system empowering influences, for example, competition coordinators and decorations are the most exceedingly awful hit because of the boycott. Over 80% of their income has contracted over the previous month.”This gives off an impression of being an accidental setback of the boycott as PUBG was answerable for empowering it’s encompassing and partnered biological system to bring in cash from its prevalence in India.

Conflict on the fringe among India and China 

The conflict on the fringe among India and China had set off free blacklists of Chinese-root items toward the beginning of June following which the Indian government prohibited 59 applications with connections to China referring to security concerns.


PUBG had figured out how to endure the immediate clampdown by the Indian government however inevitably got blocked on September 2.

While PUBG has been attempting to get back in India and reportedly held talks with Reliance-claimed Jio Platforms, agreeing to Entrackr sources the discussions have been off at this point.

“PUBG is in early discussion with Airtel for giving over conveyance rights to the telecom monster. This urgency shows that PUBG has been making a decent attempt to get once more into the Indian market,” said one of the sources on state of obscurity.

“The gaming stage is additionally occupied in bringing a lean collaborate in India. It has been talking with up-and-comers with experience of under 4 to 6 years.


Fight imperial game Garena Free Fire with 9.4 million downloads during the period. Carrom Pool and Bubble Shooter were likewise in the best five gaming applications downloaded in India with 7.6 million and 6.5 million introduce individually.

India comes an alternative for it in contrast to PUBG. We are going to get an application considered FAU-G that is relied upon to go live this month and will be an extreme test for the application as it attempts to charm India’s dedicated PUBG gamers.

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