Krafton officials have released a statement on the recent concern on data transfer of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA

Battlegrounds Mobile India Official Release: APK and OBB File download
Battlegrounds Mobile India Official Release: APK and OBB File download

Krafton officials have released a statement on the recent concern on data transfer of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA: Throughout the controversial launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India, Krafton, the parent company has remained silent regarding the data-security allegations & its connections with Chinese tech giant Tencent. However, in a press release posted on their official website just now, the company has addressed all the queries & concerns regarding its data security & privacy policies. The South Korean gaming giant has also expressed what measures they are taking to fully abide by the Indian laws & regulations.

They have stated, “KRAFTON, Inc., the creator of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA and the owner of the blockbuster IP -PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, is working to fully comply with the Indian laws and regulations as we lead up to the official launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA.”

About taking precautions they shared “KRAFTON is implementing the industry’s toughest standards for data security and is working to overcome any shortcomings throughout the Early Access testing period, for the official launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA.”

“In the meantime, KRAFTON is fully aware of the recent concerns over data handling in regards to BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA Early Access test.”

They further shared “With the hopes of convening with our fans in India soon in an official launch, KRAFTON has been tirelessly working on the Early Access test of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA to offer a distinct battle royale experience in a safe and secure environment. And with privacy, player data safety and protection being our top priority, KRAFTON is taking the concerns raised very seriously and has taken immediate, concrete actions to address this issue.”


Shedding light on their privacy policies they added, “Similar to other global mobile games and apps, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA also uses third party solutions to provide unique game features. In the process of using these solutions, some game data was shared to third parties. BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA’s privacy policy (https://www.battlegroundsmobileindia.com/privacy) fully discloses that the app may transfer some user data, with users’ consent to the privacy policy and choosing to migrate their accounts. No data has been shared in violation of the privacy policy.”

They concluded by saying “Thus, data shared to third parties are ONLY to enable certain game features. In the meantime, KRAFTON will continue to closely monitor and protect any data being transferred to unexpected and restricted IP addresses prior to the official launch.”

The South Korean gaming giant assured all the concerned individuals that they are taking every possible step they can to ensure a safe & responsible gaming experience. It will be interesting to see how the individuals will react to this who were against the launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India since its inception. In the meantime, Battlegrounds Mobile India has already recorded a massive opening with 5million downloads of its early access. To say the least, the return of the Battle Royale phenomenon has rekindled the spark of mobile gaming.

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