At the inaugural function of ‘Khel Khel Main- A Pan Maharashtra Toy / Game / Project Design Competition’, the Union Minister of India expressed his views on mobile games available on App Stores. According to him, most mobiles are “violent, obvious and addictive” PTI reports (By Hindustan Times). PUBG Mobile is an example of this, as the government plans to set up a new gaming center to promote Indian cultural ethics in games. Calling back, India bans PUGB mobile And more than 100 other China-based mobile apps in September last year. PUBG Mobile India is announced with tone-down gore and violence, but not game The experiment has not yet received the green light.
New gaming center in India
Following the ban on PUBG mobile in the country, Indian developer nCore Games announces FAUG game, It was released in January. The Government of India is looking to promote the “Make in India” games with a focus on Indian ethics and values. When it banned PUGB and 118 other Chinese applications, the government stated that these applications were ‘protection of India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, state security and bias of public order’.
The new gaming center to be launched by the government will offer courses in gaming, VFX, animation and more, according to a PTI report. It will help more Indian developers to create new games that promote Indian cultural ethics. The Union Minister said the courses would start later this year. He announced that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting would be collaborating with IIT Bombay to set up the Center of Excellence. The government is clearly in the development phase, and new courses should begin with new sessions starting in 2021. More information about the course will be available soon, including details on how one can join.