Ever since the multiplayer game released on smartphones, PUBG has become a huge craze in the gaming community. Most of the India population can’t afford a proper gaming PC, so they try to seek fun with the Android devices that are available in India at a cheaper cost. India has now more than 337 million active smartphone users. Moreover adding prior to that, internet facility to the user is made available in a much more cheaper and easier way. Recently Google released a survey for the best gaming app in Play Store for androids, no surprisingly PUBG Mobile took home the award in the ‘Best game.
Youngsters are getting addicted too much and especially teenagers. The game is something that the people have started to be bothered. Also, there were rumours about killings of people, for not helping them in the game while they were in a team. After all these incidences, some people started accusing the game itself. Whoever invented it, surely is a genius, but this invention is kinda spoiling the youth.
Now let us discuss some of the bizarre incidents in India Happened due to PUBG
1. A Boy allegedly murders his parents and sister
A 19-year-old man, who was arrested for allegedly killing his parents and sister, was addicted to online battle game PUBG, a senior Delhi police officer was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. Suraj alias Sarnam Verma killed his father Mithilesh, mother Siya and sister in the early hours of Wednesday and later ransacked the house to make it look like a case of robbery. He was arrested the same evening.
2. Fitness Trainer, addicted to PUBG was hospitalized
The fitness trainer allegedly got addicted to playing PUBG online over a span of ten days. After completing one of the rounds, the man started self-harming and had to be hospitalized. This is not the first time when such an incident has happened. Earlier, in Jammu, there have been cases reported where patients were diagnosed with PUBG Mobile addiction.
3. A 20-year-old youngster from Jagitial, Telangana died while playing the game.
According to a report, the young boy was constantly playing the game for the last 45 days and suffered serious neck pain. The boy was taken to a hospital in Hyderabad where he died while undergoing treatment. Reports suggest that he played the game at a long stretch due to which the nerves in his neck were completely damaged.
4. Principal’s son writes how to play PUBG in Economics
Varun (name changed) has failed in his first year pre-university exam after he wrote only about ‘how to play PUBG game’ in the Economics answer sheet. He had secured distinction in his SSLC exam last year but lost track of his studies this year after getting addicted to the online mobile game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Varun admits that he was so engrossed in the game that he forgot that exams were around the corner. Though his parents saw him busy on the mobile phone all the time, he dispelled their doubts, saying he was chatting with friends.
5. 2 men hit by a train were reported to be playing PUBG
In a recent development, two men have died while playing PUBG on the railway track when they were mowed down by a train. The incident took place in the Hingoli district in Maharashtra. Both the players were so absorbed in playing the game at the Khatkali Bypass near the railway tracks that they did not notice the oncoming train.
6. A Boy stole 50K to play PUBG
A 15-year-old boy who’s a student of Class 10 has apparently stolen up to Rs 50,000 from his father’s bank account to spend on PUBG. It’s been reported that the teenager used the money to buy himself a gamepad to play the online FPS game and the rest of the money to buy in-game items.
7. A man drinks Acid while playing PUBG
A man from Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh drank acid instead of regular water. The youth was found intensively busy in the game that he mistakenly confused a bottle of acid with water. As per the recent reports, the guy is said to be in the hospital under the eyes of a senior doctor in Madya Pradesh. The medical reports of the young man show his wellness, however, the doctors advised him to stay away from gadgets for a month.
8. Indian Cricket Team Members spotted playing PUBG at Airport
After Ambati Rayudu and Rohit Sharma shined with the bat, India stunned West Indies by registering a mammoth 224 run victory over the visitors after putting up 377 on the scoreboard. With an assailable lead of 2-1 in the five-match series. Armed with their smartphones and tablets, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared the photo of Team India and asked, “As we wait for the departure announcement from Mumbai, some of them are playing a very popular multiplayer game. Soon the tweet spread like wildfire on the platform and many cricket fans believed that Team India was playing the massively popular multiplayer game PUBG.
9. Denied new mobile for playing PUBG, Mumbai boy commits suicide
Now, in a recent report, it has been claimed that a Mumbai boy has reportedly committed suicide after he was denied a phone on which he can play PUBG Mobile, which is essentially free on both Google Play Store for Android and Apple App Store for iOS devices. According to a report by ANI, an 18-year-old boy from Kurla’s Nehru Nagar area in Mumbai committed suicide after his family members denied buying an Rs. 37,000 worth of smartphone on which he wanted to play PUBG Mobile.
10. A Man found his partner in a PUBG match
However, despite all its negativities, PUBG has been of immense value to those who love games and want to hang around with friends on the virtual battlefields of PUBG. For one person, PUBG played cupid and introduced him to his life partner. Nourhan-al-Hashish was one of the early players in PUBG and used to play around with other players in squads. It was in one of his usual PUBG matches that he found his match. Whether the duo managed to snatch a Chicken Dinner is a mystery, but they sure did manage to find their life partner in each other. The result? Nourhan-al-Hashish announced his engagement to his life partner on Twitter after a year of meeting her on the battlegrounds of PUBG.
So banning a game won’t change the problem, but educating a person about life and things that help makes his life better will make a huge impact. If you ban a game where millions are addicted and many are using it negatively, nothing gonna change. They gonna find something similar or someone gonna develop a similar game. Either way, they gonna use their time somehow somewhere doing something negative. It’s just human bad behavior.