Indian Government Bans PUBG Mobile among 118 Chinese Apps

by Farhan Shaikh
Published: Updated: 5.5K views

PUBG Mobile, the most popular game in India is banned by the Indian government. The Indian government bans PUBG and other 117 Chinese apps after the tension provocation in Ladakh. This move by the government is taken in the interest of sovereignty and integrity, defence and security.

PUBG Mobile Banned in India

As per the reports, there are nearly 33 million PUBG players in India. So, now, for all of them, this is a piece of very sad news.  The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, PUBG is banned with other 117 apps under Section 69A of Information Technology Act.

It is said that these apps are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”.

In a statement, the ministry said,

“This decision is a targeted move to ensure safety, security and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace.”

This move will keep everyone safe.

This is the third time, the Indian government has issued a list of banned apps. The first list banned 56 Chinese apps, at that time the Galwan Valley skirmish when 20 Indian Soldier was dead. Then another list came in July, where 47 Chinese apps were banned.

At that time, most of them were thinking, why PUBG is allowed to play, even though it is a Chinese app. But now, the Lake Valley Incursion has brought another list of Chinese apps to be banned. Not only PUBG is banned from India, but WeChat, Baidu, Alipay and other apps are also banned.

Here is the complete list of Chinese Apps banned in India.

  1. APUS Launcher Pro- Theme, Live Wallpapers, Smart
  2. APUS Launcher -Theme, Call Show, Wallpaper, HideApps
  3. APUS Security -Antivirus, Phone security, Cleaner
  4. APUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Anti-Virus
  5. APUS Flashlight-Free & Bright
  6. Cut Cut – Cut Out & Photo Background Editor
  7. Baidu
  8. Baidu Express Edition
  9. FaceU – Inspire your Beauty
  10. ShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing deals
  11. CamCard – Business Card Reader
  12. CamCard Business
  13. CamCard for Salesforce
  14. CamOCR
  15. InNote
  16. VooV Meeting – Tencent Video Conferencing
  17. Super Clean – Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster
  18. WeChat reading
  19. Government WeChat
  20. Small Q brush
  21. Tencent Weiyun
  22. Pitu
  23. WeChat Work
  24. Cyber Hunter
  25. Cyber Hunter Lite
  26. Knives Out-No rules, just fight!
  27. Super Mecha Champions
  28. LifeAfter
  29. Dawn of Isles
  30. Ludo World-Ludo Superstar
  31. Chess Rush
  32. PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik
  34. Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
  35. Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon
  36. Dank Tanks
  37.  Warpath
  38. Game of Sultans
  39. Gallery Vault – Hide Pictures And Videos
  40. Smart AppLock (App Protect)
  41. Message Lock (SMS Lock)-Gallery Vault Developer Team
  42. Hide App-Hide Application Icon
  43. AppLock
  44. AppLock Lite
  45. Dual Space – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
  46. ZAKZAK Pro – Live chat & video chat online
  47. ZAKZAK LIVE: live-streaming & video chat app
  48.  Music – Mp3 Player
  49. Music Player – Audio Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
  50. HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
  51. Cleaner – Phone Booster
  52. Web Browser & Fast Explorer
  53. Video Player All Format for Android
  54. Photo Gallery HD & Editor
  55. Photo Gallery & Album
  56. Music Player – Bass Booster – Free Download
  57. HD Camera – Beauty Cam with Filters & Panorama
  58. HD Camera Pro & Selfie Camera
  59. Music Player – MP3 Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
  60. Gallery HD
  61.  Web Browser – Fast, Privacy & Light Web Explorer
  62.  Web Browser – Secure Explorer
  63. Music player – Audio Player
  64. Video Player – All Format HD Video Player
  65. Lamour Love All Over The World
  66. Amour- video chat & call all over the world.
  67.  MV Master – Make Your Status Video & Community
  68.  MV Master – Best Video Maker & Photo Video Editor
  69. APUS Message Center-Intelligent management
  70. LivU Meet new people & Video chat with strangers
  71. Carrom Friends : Carrom Board & Pool Game-
  72. Ludo All Star- Play Online Ludo Game & Board Games
  73.  Bike Racing : Moto Traffic Rider Bike Racing Games
  74. Rangers Of Oblivion : Online Action MMO RPG Game
  75. Z Camera – Photo Editor, Beauty Selfie, Collage
  76. GO SMS Pro – Messenger, Free Themes, Emoji
  77. U-Dictionary: Oxford Dictionary Free Now Translate
  78. Ulike – Define your selfie in trendy style
  79. Tantan – Date For Real
  80. MICO Chat: New Friends Banaen aur Live Chat karen
  81.  Kitty Live – Live Streaming & Video Live Chat
  82. Malay Social Dating App to Date & Meet Singles
  83. Alipay
  84. AlipayHK
  85. Mobile Taobao
  86. Youku
  87. Road of Kings- Endless Glory
  88. Sina News
  89.  Netease News
  90. Penguin FM
  91. Murderous Pursuits
  92. Tencent Watchlist (Tencent Technology
  93. Learn Chinese AI-Super Chinese
  94. HUYA LIVE – Game Live Stream
  95. Little Q Album
  96. Fighting Landlords – Free and happy Fighting Landlords
  97.  Hi Meitu
  98.  Mobile Legends: Pocket
  99. VPN for TikTok
  100.  VPN for TikTok
  101. Penguin E-sports Live assistant
  102. Buy Cars-offer everything you need, special offers and low prices
  103. iPick
  104. Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Face Selfie
  105. Parallel Space Lite – Dual App
  106. “Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC
  107. MARVEL Super War NetEase Games
  108. AFK Arena
  109. Creative Destruction NetEase Games
  110. Crusaders of Light NetEase Games
  111. Mafia City Yotta Games
  112. Onmyoji NetEase Games
  113. Ride Out Heroes NetEase Games
  114. Yimeng Jianghu-Chu Liuxiang has been fully upgraded
  115. Legend: Rising Empire NetEase Games
  116. Arena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games
  117. Soul Hunters
  118. Rules of Survival

So, what are your views for this huge step taken by the Government? Share your views in the comment section.

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Manoj Kumar December 26, 2022 - 9:49 am


Sehaj September 3, 2020 - 12:55 pm


Hitman Gaming September 2, 2020 - 9:22 pm

It cannot be possible by the government.

Vishal September 2, 2020 - 9:10 pm

This is sad news for us as we love PUBG. So, I want to know alternatives of PUBG this is not from China.

Husen Memon September 3, 2020 - 8:57 pm

Yes, this is very unfortunate. Anyways, we have got the list of games that are similar to PUBG Mobile, you can check it out:

Manish Kumar September 2, 2020 - 7:07 pm

Milkin dera

Rohit September 2, 2020 - 7:06 pm