Battlegrounds Mobile India (aka PUBG Mobile India) download link appears online, but it is fake

Battlegrounds Mobile India release date is yet to be announced.

Highlights
  • Battlegrounds Mobile India APK download links have been circulating online.
  • These APK files could have malware that could steal data from your device.
  • Battlegrounds Mobile India launch date is yet to be announced.

Battlegrounds Mobile India download link has been spotted online, but you should not fall for it. To recall, Krafton announced last week that PUBG Mobile India has been renamed Battlegrounds Mobile India. So far, the developer has revealed plenty of details regarding its new battle royale game in the country. However, the Battlegrounds Mobile India release date and pre-registration are yet to be announced. We still don’t know when will the game become available to download on Android and iOS platforms. Taking advantage of this situation, hackers have been circulating fake Battlegrounds Mobile India download links for Android devices. These APK files are fake and could cause harm to your device.

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Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India APK download link circulating online

Links to websites claiming to offer Battlegrounds Mobile India APK links have been circulating online since Krafton has announced the game in the country. These APK files do not belong to Battlegrounds Mobile India and are indeed fake. Krafton is yet to announce the launch date of Battlegrounds Mobile India. Once the game has been launched, it will be available to download through Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Those will be the only official sources to download the game.

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Any other website claiming to offer a download link to the APK file for Battlegrounds Mobile India is outright fake. These APK files could be malicious containing spyware and ransomware. It means that these applications could steal sensitive data from your mobile and could also render your device unusable. Do not click on any link that claims to offer APK for Battlegrounds Mobile India, and do not download any such APK file from anywhere on the internet.

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Recently, there have been a lot of malware attacks on Android smartphones. Last month a malware claiming to be the DHL app for tracking parcels was discovered. It steals sensitive data from your mobile and also spreads itself automatically by sending the link to the app to your contacts. Make sure that you do not download applications on your smartphone and tablet from anywhere else rather than Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and other authorized app distribution platforms.