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PUBG officially relaunched on Android, user data transferred from Tencent version

While the new version of the game is reportedly similar to PUBG, it is censored and comes with a disclaimer.  Battlegrounds Mobile India, the rebranded version of PUBG Mobile from Korean publisher Krafton, has officially launched on Android, the company announced on Facebook. "As of July 2, 2021, thanks to your support, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA has been officially released," Krafton said in a post on Friday morning. Along with this, the company posted a Notice of Data Transfer indicating that users will somewhat be able to retain their progress from the previous Tencent-published version of the game. Tencent is the Chinese internet company that was publishing PUBG Mobile in India when the game got banned following skirmishes along the Indo–Chinese border. "Please note that depending on the device environment, the exposure time of the official version in Play Store may be different," the company said. Krafton did not announce the launch date in advance; the company had been under fire just last month because the beta version of the app — which had been launched to some users — was pinging servers apparently located in China. The company said that it would remove these pings ahead of the official launch. Some politicians have also called for the game to be banned again, saying that the change in publisher has not sufficiently cured the problem of Chinese involvement. Data transfer notice The data transfer notice includes an exhaustive list of what is and isn't transferred from the Tencent version of the…

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