Is BGMI Banned in India?

By Shekhar Vaidya

Google and Apple have taken down Krafton's Battlegrounds Mobile India from their respective stores after the Indian Government's Order on 28 July, 2022.

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“On receipt of the order, following the established process, we have notified the affected developer and have blocked access to the app that remained available on the Play Store in India,” - Google India

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“We are clarifying how BGMI was removed from Google Play store and the App store and will let you know once we get specific information,” - Krafton

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BGMI is just a renamed version of PUBG Mobile with same security flaws.


Why Ban?


The incident where a child allegedly killed his mother over the game.

Betting, In-app purchases, and children getting addicted.


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Although, there is no official statement from Indian Government or Krafton whether BGMI is permanently banned or not, but there is good probability that it has been taken down for good.

Final Verdict

PS: You can play the game (temporarily) if you already have the game. 

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