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“PUBG” banned in Jordan; “Fortnite” and others could follow

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has been banned in Jordan by the Jordanian Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC), citing “negative impacts for players of all generations”. The TRC is now considering banning at least six other popular battle royale games, including Fortnite. According to the TRC’s Director of Beneficiaries Affairs, a study was conducted to deal with complaints from citizens about the terrifying

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Indian government arresting children caught playing PUBG

In March, the Indian state of Gujarat banned the incredibly popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). While government officials tried – and failed – to have the game removed from the Google Play Store, the Gujarat government is enforcing the ban by arresting citizens caught with the game – including children. PUBG is available on both PC and mobile

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“PUBG” pulled in Communist China, replaced with propaganda-infused reskin “Game for Peace”

The Chinese version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has been removed by the game’s publisher Tencent and replaced with Game for Peace, which is essentially a mod of the original PUBG altered to provide “healthy, positive cultural and value guidance” for Chinese players. Tencent agreed to tone down some of the more mature themes of PUBG in 2017, but even after

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Nepalese government bans PUBG, effective immediately

On Thursday, the government of Nepal banned the immensely popular online battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The blanket ban follows a request from Nepal’s federal investigation authority, and prohibits all internet service providers, mobile operators and network service providers from streaming of the game, effective immediately. In a statement to Reuters, the deputy director at Nepal Telecommunications Authority, Sandip

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