PUBG Mobile will be relaunched in India after being banned in September, Krafton Inc., the South Korean owner of the PUBG brand announced in a press release on Thursday. The version of the app that was banned in India was published by Chinese company Tencent, which has lost the rights to the game in India. Now, Krafton's subsidiary PUBG Corporation is going it alone in India, and says it will invest US$100 million (~₹747 crore) to hire employees in the country and host "India-exclusive esports events". This return was signalled for a while, with Krafton striking a deal with Microsoft Azure to host games — and user data — on the tech giant's datacentres. Of course, PUBG Mobile was banned in India likely due to geopolitical reasons, following a flare-up of conflict with China, but the government has privately insisted…
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