Oct 6

A 12-year-old child has died from a heart attack after playing PUBG Mobile for hours without a break, reports the Egypt Independent. Prosecutors are currently investigating the death. Community leaders are being called upon to warn about the game, while parents are recommended to monitor their children’s app use. 

Sep 2

India has banned the immensely popular PUBG Mobile game along with 118 other China-based mobile apps according to a press release from the Indian Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. This is the latest round of Chinese app bans from the Indian government after TikTok and WeChat were banned in June.