Punjab police recommends ban on PUBG

LAHORE: The Punjab Police has once again recommended a ban on the popular online game PUBG in view of the tragic incident that took place in Lahore’s Kahna wherein a teenager allegedly gunned down four members of his family. According

Karachi woman raped by PUBG friend, two others in Lahore

LAHORE: A Karachi woman was raped by a man she befriended on PUBG, an online game, the police said Monday. According to police, the woman became friends with the suspect, identified as Haris, on the gaming application. “Last week, he

PUBG Mobile collaborates with Ertugrul Ghazi in Pakistan

PUBG MOBILE has announced its collaboration with the Turkish star Engin Altan Düzyatan aka Ertugrul Ghazi who gained global attention for his lead role in the popular show Dirilis: Ertugrul. The Turkish show Dirilis: Ertugrul broke viewership records in Pakistan

Violence video games do not instigate kids to get violent: Study

NETHERLAND: Research has revealed that violent video games may agitate children but it does not translate them into getting violent towards others. Because of claims of mass media and the general public that linked violent video games as a reason

PUBG introduces new anti-cheat system to detect hackers

BEIJING: Popular online game Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has introduced a new anti-cheat system to improve detection and ban cheaters faster. The new system was successfully launched last week ever since the PUBG Mobile has managed to ban over 2

PUBG among 118 Chinese apps banned in India

NEW DELHI: India has banned 118 more Chinese apps as the backlash intensified over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the two countries. The government said the apps including the popular video game PUBG and other services provided by Chinese

Pakistan to get PUBG’s official discord server

ISLAMABAD: Popular online game (PUBG) has launched an official discord server for Pakistan. Pakistan and most of the community relies on Facebook groups, Twitter pages, and other social media platforms to socialize and find squads to play with.   Through this,

PTA denies role in disruption of Amazon Web Services

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has denied any role in disrupting Amazon Web Services, saying an impression was created on social media that it was related to the ban on PUBG. “With regards to the disruption in Amazon Web Services

PTA terms PUBG a wastage of time

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has termed the popular online game (PUBG) a wastage of time. The PTA while releasing a press release on Twitter wrote that it has issued a detailed order regarding blocking of online game PlayerUnknown’s

Online gamers thank Waqar Zaka after court revokes PUBG ban

KARACHI: Gamers have thanked renowned social media influencer Waqar Zaka after the Islamabad High Court ordered to unban online game PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG). Earlier, the PTA decided to maintain the ban on an online gaming app. However, earlier this morning,

Court reserves verdict over lifting PUBG ban

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reserved the verdict on a petition against the ban on popular online game PUBG. Justice Amir Farooq heard the petition filed by PUBG company. Lawyers for PUBG company and Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA)

PUBG players request PM to unban game

KARACHI: Players of popular online game PUBG have expressed their displeasure over the ban on the game and requested Prime Minister Imran Khan. The PUBG game was banned by the government this month on 1st July. The decision came after

PTA to decide on lifting PUBG ban today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority will decide today either to extend or lift the the ban on popular online game PUBG. A temporary ban was imposed on the game on 1st July. over numerous complaints against PUBG wherein it is

PUBG launches new ‘livik’ map

BEIJING: Chinese gaming giant Tencent has hit a new milestone with its popular online game PUBG by launching a new map called ‘Livik’ for the users. Livik has been described as a Nordic-style map that will have 15-minute matches in

Indian teenager spends Rs.16 lakh on PUBG

KHARAR: A teenager near the Indian city of Chandigarh has spent an amount of Rs.16 lakh on popular online game PUBG. According to reports, the 17-year-old spent the money buying upgrades for the PUBG as the game has a number of

PUBG players upset over ban on online game

LAHORE: Players of popular online game PUBG have expressed their displeasure and called on the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to reconsider the ban. PTA had received complaints against PUBG wherein it is stated that the game is addictive, wastage of

Police officer writes to IG Punjab demanding ban on ‘PUBG’

LAHORE: The Punjab IG has been requested to ban the popular PUBG game, due to which a boy had recently committed suicide.  The request was made by a police officer in Lahore. “PUBG is an online multiplayer battle royale game

Boy commits suicide after being scolded from playing PUBG

LAHORE: A 20-year-old boy committed suicide after his family reprimanded him for playing the popular PUBG game. Jonty Joseph, an intermediate was a resident of Lahore’s Christian Mohalla, who ended his life by hanging from a fan after his father

LHC directs PTA to decide over banning PUBG

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking a ban on the online multiplayer battlefield game PUBG in the country. Petitioner Faizan Maqsood, a citizen of Lahore in his petition demanded a ban to be

PUBG bans players found hacking for 10 years

DUBAI: An online multiplayer battlefield game PUBG has announced a 10-year ban for players found hacking. PUBG Mobile has revealed a list of over 3,500 players that are banned from using hacks and cheats in the game. According to a