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PUBG Mobile in China replaced by alternative revenue model

Developer Tencent has Wednesday in China, the mobile version of the popular shooting game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) closed.

The techgigant has the game PUBG Mobile replaced by an alternative called Game for Peace. In a statement to Reuters writes Tencent that the game is a tactical shooter game, that “a tribute” to the soldiers that the Chinese airspace to defend.

Tencent would already be over a year waiting on approval from Chinese authorities to transfer money to PUBG Mobile to be allowed to earn, for example, via in-app-purchases. For Game for Peace was authorized in april already.

PUBG Mobile exists since march 2018. In China, the game would be seventy million daily users. Reuters writes on the basis of analyst Cui Chenyu that Game for Peace”, much like PUBG”. “It’s virtually the same game,” she says. “It shows you how to play, the background, the design and the characters are all the same.”

They changed PUBG Mobile in China to comply with more strict game violence laws. Now when you ‘kill’ someone they give you a loot box and wave goodbye, and honestly it’s just so hilariously wholesome

AvatarAuteurSvendJoscelyneMoment of plaatsen10:19 – may 8, 2019

Just as in PUBG Mobile countries a hundred players on an island. They need weapons and equipment and take it against the other players. The one who as last man standing is the winner.

On the images of the game is to see that the opponents first wave before they die. Then players are given a so-called lootbox as a reward.

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