- Krafton admits Battlegrounds Mobile India has been communicating with servers in China.
- It assures that the issue would be addressed before the game officially launches in India.
PUBG Mobile was banned in India because the government believed that it was a threat to national security as the game was owned by a Chinese company and it was sharing the data of Indian players with servers in China. Krafton, the creator of PUBG Mobile, assured people that it would do things differently with Battlegrounds Mobile India, which included keeping the data of its Indian users safe and adhering to the Indian laws. However, yesterday, it came to light that Battlegrounds Mobile India has been communicating and sharing the data of its Indian players with servers in China, just like PUBG Mobile. Well, Krafton has now shared a statement with the media explaining its actions.
Battlegrounds Mobile India is communicating with servers in China
In the press release shared with us, Krafton said, “with privacy, player data safety, and protection being our top priority, Krafton is taking the concerns raised very seriously and has taken immediate, concrete actions to address this issue,” accepting that the recent discovery is true and that Battlegrounds Mobile India has been communicating with servers in China. For those who are unaware
Krafton assures it will take concrete steps to address the issue
That being said, Krafton assures that it is working to fully comply with the Indian laws and regulations before the official launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India. The press release says “Krafton is implementing the industry’s toughest standards for data security and is working to overcome any shortcomings throughout the Early Access testing period, for the official launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA,” suggesting that Battlegrounds Mobile India would stop communicating with servers in China by the time the game officially launches in the country.