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Top PUBG alternatives available in India — Fortnite, Call of Duty, Battlelands Royale and Garena Free Fire: Rampage

Top PUBG alternatives available in India — Fortnite, Call of Duty, Battlelands Royale and Garena Free Fire: Rampage
  • The Indian government banned the popular gaming app PUBG along with 118 Chinese apps.
  • The move came after the fresh Chinese incursion attempts in Indian territory at Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh.
  • Since this popular mobile game is now banned, here’s a list of alternative apps that you can explore.
The Indian government on Wednesday banned 118 apps, including the immensely popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile, Baidu and several VPNs that allowed access to TikTok that was earlier banned.

The move came after the fresh Chinese incursion attempts in Indian territory at Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh.


ALSO READ: Check out the full list of 118 Chinese app banned in India including PUBG

This ban on PUBG has come even as the company recently announced the arrival of a new gaming era with its 1.0 version, along with global mobile esports tournament PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) with a grand prize pool of $2 million (about Rs 15 crore).


The Indian government had already banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and Shein.

Here are some alternatives you can explore;

Fortnite

Fortnite
Epic Games

Fortnite is the closest alternative to PUBG and has a similar game theme. A hundred players are on the battlefield fighting everyone till the winner is found. However, in Fortnite the players are supposed to build structures like ramps, ceilings, roofs, and doors. Moreover, Fortnite supports cross-platform functionality which allows a mobile user to play against a desktop user.

Although the game was developed by an American game developer Epic Games, Tencent owns a 40% stake in it.

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Call of Duty

Call of Duty
Microsoft

Call of Duty is yet another royale battle game like Fortnite and PUBG where users fight a battle and the survivor wins the game. It is a first-person shooter game offering 7 maps and a battle royale mode. However, the game does not offer as many maps as PUBG does

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​Battlelands Royale

​Battlelands Royale
Heavy.com

This is a multi-player game, made for mobile phones. While the theme of the game is much similar to other royale battle games but it offers a slightly different experience. For instance, only 32 players can participate in a battle which will last up to 5minutes.

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Garena Free Fire: Rampage

Garena Free Fire: Rampage
Youtube

Garena Free Fire is much easier to play than PUBG or Fortnite and offers a good alternative for beginners. Each battle is of 10 minutes and the user is placed on a remote island along with 49 other participants.

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