The OG, PUBG aka PLAYERUNKNOWN’s BATTLEGROUND, might be coming back to the phones of Indians, after being away for over three months. Yes, the PUBG ban might soon be lifted, and gamers can thank Microsoft for it.



According to a Techcrunch report, the PUBG ban can be lifted after penning a new deal. PUBG’s parent company, Krafton, are striking a deal with American tech giant Microsoft to host the game on its servers. Once the deal is final, every Krafton game, including PUBG, will be hosted on Microsoft Azure.



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“With privacy and data security being a top priority for KRAFTON, the company will be working with Microsoft to ensure personal data protection through Azure. Azure powers some of the biggest multiplayer games, featuring state-of-the-art security and the most comprehensive set of compliance offerings of any cloud service provider. The collaboration will ensure that privacy rights are respected and relevant software will be in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations,” the company said in a statement.

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