PUBG’s not having a good week: It’s been banned in yet another country, this time Pakistan.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority announced the temporary measure following “numerous complaints about Chinese battle royale PUBG wherein it is stated that the game is addictive, wastage of time and poses serious negative impact on physical and psychological health of the Children,” in some cases provoking suicides. The government is asking for feedback from the public ahead of a hearing on the game’s fate next week.
MMO readers will recall that multiple other countries have banned or otherwise hindered PUBG, including Iraq, Nepal, and India – the last of which is currently embroiled in its own tech spat with China.
On the upside, at least people are still caring about PUBG!