PUBG temporarily banned in Pakistan – PTA

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to temporarily suspend the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game, a popular online multiplayer game played by millions in the country after “receiving complaints from different segments of society”.


“The PTA has received numerous complaints against PUBG wherein it is stated that the game is addictive, wastage of time and poses a serious negative impact on the physical and psychological health of the children,” PTA stated in a Twitter post.

It added that the decision came on the back of complaints received as well as media reports claiming “cases of suicide attributed to PUBG game”.


“Honorable Lahore High court has also directed PTA to look into the issue and decide the matter after hearing the complainants. In this regard, a hearing is being conducted on the 9th of July 2020,” PTA stated in a Twitter post.

PTA authority also decided to request the public related to the online game PUBG. “In this regard, public is encouraged to provide feedback through [email protected] by July 10, 2020,” it further said.


Sucide cases due to PUBG

The News reported that a 22-years old boy in Quetta died by suicide after missing an RP mission in PUBG. The young boy was depressed over a love affair and missing an RP mission in PUBG, police said. Two young boys have already committed suicide over this game past two weeks.

On June 20, a 20-years old student of the second year at the FC College University Lahore had also reportedly committed suicide after being taunted by his family for playing the PUBG mobile.


PUBG overview

According to Samaa News, PUBG, developed by a South Korean company ‘Bluehole’ on July 30, 2016. PUBG is a survival game in which players are dropped from a plane onto an island to battle it out against others. There are total of 100 players in one match and last one standing player is the winner. In this game more you win, the higher you rank. It has garnered 100,000,000+ downloads worldwide so far.


How to play PUBG in Pakistan after banned:

You can play the PUBG game in Pakistan after the ban. Simply you have to download any popular VPN on your system and connect to another server. First, you have to connect to another server like India then open PUBG and enjoy 🙂

There is some suggestion of a VPN that might help you.


PUBG addicts start complaining:

A lot of people start complaining against the PTA decision to ban PUBG in Pakistan. A lot of YouTubers upload their videos against the PUBG ban and ask why PUBG is banned in Pakistan. They are requesting govt. to unban PUBG.