Data of players of Battlegrounds Mobile India is being sent to many other countries including China!

Last year, the Indian government banned over 250 apps and websites under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, due to geopolitical tensions between China and India.

Battlegrounds Mobile India is now available as Early Access and has been downloaded over 5 million times within a day of going live. The game’s privacy policy (Battlegrounds Mobile India privacy policy) states that the data will be stored in servers located in Singapore and India, but that it may not transfer the user’s data to other countries in order to operate the game service or to satisfy legal requirements.

Data of players of Battlegrounds Mobile India
Data of players of Battlegrounds Mobile India

Can do. A recent report also claims that the data is being sent to servers in China, Hong Kong, the US and Moscow. Game developer Krafton last year promised to end all ties with China to make a comeback in the Indian market.

Battlegrounds Mobile India’s Privacy Policy page explicitly states that (translated) “Krafton may transfer your data to other countries and/or territories in order to operate the Game Service and/or to satisfy legal requirements.”

The company says that while personal information will be stored and processed on servers located in India and Singapore, Krafton will “ensure that your information is as secure as possible if it needs to be transferred to another country or region.” Be, as it would be in India.

According to a report by IGN India, the data was sent and received by Battlegrounds Mobile India APK to servers in many other regions including China. The data was reportedly sent to China Mobile Communications servers in Beijing, Tencent-run Proxima Beta in Hong Kong, as well as Microsoft Azure servers located in Mumbai, Moscow and the US. Battlegrounds Mobile India also reportedly pings a Tencent server located in Beijing while booting up the game.

Last year, the Indian government banned over 250 apps and websites under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 due to geopolitical tensions between China and India. PUBG Mobile was one of the banned games at that time and now, it has been relaunched as Battlegrounds Mobile India. Krafton also promised to break ties with China-based Tencent and invest more than $100 million (about Rs 741 crore) in the country.

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