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PUBG Mobile 0.12.0 update brings Darkest Night, a new zombie-filled survival mode

Back in February, the 0.11.0 update dropped for PUBG Mobile, and it signaled the start of a new crossover event with Resident Evil 2 called Survive Till Dawn. Well, now that two months have passed, update 0.12.0 should be landing sometime today, and it revamps the Survive Till Dawn mode as well as brings along an all-new zombie-filled survival mode called Darkest Night.

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Nepal bans PUBG, says that it's distracting children from their studies

Nepal has just instituted a complete ban on the popular battle royale game PUBG. If this sounds familiar, some cities in India were found to be arresting people just for playing the game just last month. Authorities say that the game's violence is harmful to children, it's too addictive, and children are being distracted from their schooling.

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You can be arrested for playing PUBG in some cities in India

The Times of India is reporting that last Friday, police in Urbannagar in the Rakhial area of Ahmedabad (a city in India) arrested a twenty-year-old for the perverse and twisted crime of playing PUBG. Apparently, the city banned the game as of last Wednesday. In fact, three more people were arrested in there for the same crime just later that day, and two other people were arrested two days earlier on Wednesday for playing PUBG in the city of Rajkot.

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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S Battlegrounds passes 100 million installs on the Play Store

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S Battlegrounds, or PUBG for short, is largely responsible for starting the current trend of Battle Royale games. It may have lessened in popularity following the launch of Fortnite and other similar games, but it still has a respectable following. In fact, it just passed 100 million downloads on the Play Store.

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PUBG Corp. copyright lawsuit against Fortnite-creator Epic Games has been dropped

Early this morning Bloomberg broke the news that the South Korean copyright suit brought against the Fortnite creator Epic Games by PUBG Corp. has been dropped. Apparently PUBG Corp. sent a letter of withdrawal to Epic Games Inc.’s attorneys on Monday, and as a result, the case has been closed.

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Report: PUBG files suit against Fortnite-creators Epic Games over alleged copyright violations in Korea

Unless you've lived under a rock, you're probably aware of the existence of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Epic's Fortnite. The former has been immensely popular on Android and the latter coming soon to offer some competition. According to a recent report by The Korea Times, PUBG has filed suit against Epic Games in Korea alleging that the latter violates its copyrights with the game Fortnite.

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Playing PUBG Mobile with a keyboard and mouse might not be 'cheating,' but it's close enough

It's undeniable that PUBG Mobile is the biggest FPS release on Android in years—maybe ever. The full version of the game has attracted a lot of dedicated players, and naturally, there's significant interest in the mobile edition. The controls are bad, but they're the same level of bad for everyone... unless you connect a keyboard and mouse. That raises a question: is using a keyboard and mouse in a competitive mobile shooter the same as cheating?

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile is officially available as a global release

Last Friday I did a hands-on with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile thanks to its availability as a soft-launch title in Canada. Today it would appear that the PUBG Mobile has launched worldwide minus a few European regions, though it's exactly the same version (0.3.2) as the Canadian release from last week. So short of the new areas that can access the download, nothing much has changed.

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PUBG Mobile for Android soft launches in Canada, even though everyone has moved on to Fortnite

Rumblings of a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds release on Android for Western markets started late last year, when two different versions of the game were announced for China: one made by TIMI Studio Group, the other by Lightspeed & Quantum Studio. The latter version has made its way across the globe during the last three months, as PUBG Mobile is now live on the Play Store. But, this is a soft launch, so it's Canada-only (for now).

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