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PUBG: Battlegrounds (formerly PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) is a Battle Royale video game that is developed by PUBG Studios in South Korea. The video game servers were open for early access on March 23, 2017 and the game was fully released to the public on December 20, 2017.

Censorship[]

International censorship[]

  • On test servers, when using a female model wearing only panties, a "camel toe" outline would become visible. This was the result of a contract artist and was removed in an update.[1]

Chinese censorship[]

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Due to China recently tightening video game censorship laws, the original version of the game has been banned in China and was replaced with a clone called Game for Peace, which was developed for China by Tencent.[2]

  • All International censorship applies.
  • Gore has been completely removed and has been replaced with bright flashes.
  • The word "kill" has been changed to "out"
  • Once a character dies, instead of becoming a bloody corpse, they leave behind a loot box, wave goodbye, and then disappear.

Indian censorship[]

  • The game was initially banned in the Indian state of Gujarat due to the local government deeming it as addicting and an unnecessary distraction during exam session, resulting in students who were caught playing the game were arrested. However, the band was not renovated in March, which coincided with the end of the exam season.[3] The game later was banned during the 2020 China-India skirmishes, along with other Chinese apps, deemed as "stealing and surreptitiously transmitting user data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India".[4][5]

Indonesian censorship[]

Iraqi censorship[]

Jordanian censorship[]

Nepalese censorship[]

  • The game is banned in Nepal, however the ban was overturned by decision of the Supreme Court.

Pakistani censorship[]

In July 2020, the was banned by the PTA. Many social media activists such as Waqar Zaka uploaded videos on YouTube urging Pakistanis to speak up against this ban. Millions of social media users of Pakistan flooded sites like Facebook, Twitter and have shown overwhelming support for the game. In response, the ban on the gamed was overturned.

Where to find it uncensored[]

The game is uncensored in all other countries where it is available, with the exception of the revised female model.

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