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Best PUBG Mobile Alternatives in India

Are you searching for the best PUBG Mobile Alternatives? Well, in the light of PUBG Mobile Ban, you should be if you are a fan of the Battle Royale games.

Amidst the ongoing battle with China and rising tensions, the Indian government issued a ban on 118 apps that have origins in China. One of the popular apps that the government banned yesterday is PUBG Mobile. The government has justified the move to ban the game “will safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users“. It is a “targeted move to ensure safety, security, and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace.”

The news of the PUBG Mobile ban has come as shock to many. However, many people were expecting the game to be banned in India soon after the recent border conflicts with China.

Now, that the Indian government has banned PUBG Mobile, a lot of mobile gamers are looking for PUBG Mobile alternatives.

Here we have compiled this list of best PUBG Mobile alternatives for India. These are some of the most popular battle royale games on the market after PUBG Mobile and have a decent sized community.

Call of Duty: Mobile – The Best PUBG Mobile Alternative

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Best PUBG Mobile Alternative, Call of Duty Mobile

The mobile game that came close to dethroning PUBG Mobile as the most successful shooting game on mobile is none other than Call of Duty: Mobile.

This mobile game from Activision offers the widely-popular battle royale mode along with other game modes. The developers provide excellent support for the title, and you get regular updates with new content and bug fixes. The game is in its ninth season and has been downloaded over 100 million times around the world. At present, the game has a score of 4.5/5.0 on Android platform and 4.8/5.0 on iOS platform.

If you want an amazing PUBG Mobile alternative, Call of Duty: Mobile is your best bet.

It might be the most-popular PUBG Mobile alternatives that you can play in India at the moment. However, here is a word of caution. The game might not be available for a long time as Tencent, one of the Chinese companies which partnered in the development of PUBG Mobile is also a stakeholder in Call of Duty Mobile. It is speculated that the government might end up banning Call of Duty Mobile in the near future.


Fortnite Mobile on Android
Fortnite on Mobile

The game might not look as attractive as PUBG Mobile or Call of Duty: Mobile initially. However, it still manages to be one of the most popular battle royale games out there. The game is the closest competitor to PUBG in terms of gameplay and has been trying to one-up PUBG on PCs, consoles as well as on mobiles. 

Epic game launched the mobile version of its popular battle royale game in 2018. There is a huge possibility that the game won’t be available on mobile at the moment due to a huge row between Epic and Apple & Google. 

Garena Free Fire

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Garena Free Fire, A great choice if you want a lightweight PUBG Mobile alternative

Garena jumped on the hype train and came out with Free Fire. The game puts you on a remote island with 49 opponents. Each round of Free Fire lasts about 10 minutes during which you have to survive and kill your enemies. 

This game is a perfect option if you are looking for a PUBG alternative that is lightweight, fun and doesn’t require 40 minutes to finish a round. Since its release in 2017, players have downloaded the game over 500 million times on Android platform. 

111dots Studios, the developers for “Garena Free Fire”, is based in Vietnam and Garena is a Singapore-based company. As a result, Free Fire might be the battle royale game that is here to stay without any worries about a ban.

The mobile version of the popular battle royale game, PUBG came out in 2017. Over the course of two years, the game became a massive hit in India. It has witnessed more than 50M downloads and 33M active users in a span of 3 years. AppAnnie has ranked the PUBG Mobile version to be one of the two unicorn games in India. The other unicorn is Ludo King.

Parth Singh
I have been writing content for websites since 2018, and on Phoneswiki, I am your source for the latest news, leaks, and rumors about the latest games, gadgets, and other similar products.


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