Why BGMI removed from Play Store and App Store? Is it banned?

written by Rajan Nath | July 29, 2022

Battleground Mobile India banned: Why was Battleground Mobile India aka BGMI removed from Play Store and App Store? Is it banned? If yes, then why was BGMI banned? Yes, we know you have a lot of questions and you are looking for answers to them. You are in the absolutely right place.

Almost two years after PUBG Mobile was banned in India, South Korean game developer Krafton made a comeback in India by relaunching the same game with the name Battlegrounds Mobile India or BGMI. But now it seems the at BGMI too has been banned in India and people want to know why.

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Why BGMI removed from Play Store and App Store? Is it banned? Image Source: Twitter

Why was Battleground Mobile India aka BGMI removed from Play Store and App Store? 

Those who loved BGMI after PUBG was banned in India, are really praying that it must not get banned. Is it banned? If yes, then why was BGMI banned? Hold on! We're telling you, have some patience.

While there is no official statement from the Government of India yet, the BGMI game is confirmed to be removed from both the Google Play store and the Apple App store.

Why BGMI removed from Play Store and App Store? Is it banned? Image Source: Twitter

In the meanwhile, Krafton confirmed and stated that they are clarifying how BGMI was removed from the Google Play store and the App store. It added that it will let people know once getting specific information.

Why BGMI removed from Play Store and App Store? Is it banned? Image Source: Twitter

BGMI removed on 'Government's Order'

Google officially stated that it received an official order from the Government to remove the game.

“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,” it stated.

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