Banned in Nepal PUBG (Players Unknown Battle Ground), saying its violent content had a negative impact on children, an official said.

“We ordered the ban on PUBG because it is addictive to children and teenagers,” Reuters told Sandip Adhikari, deputy director of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), the telecommunications regulator of the nation.

Following a request from the federal investigative authority of the Himalayan nation, the regulator directed all internet service providers, mobile operators and network service providers from Thursday to block the streaming of the game, Adhikari said.

PUBG, made by Bluehole Inc. of South Korea, is a battle – themed survival game that drops dozens of online players on an island to try to eliminate each other.

Banned In Nepal PUBG Online Game

Banned In Nepal PUBG

PUBG, made by Bluehole Inc. of South Korea, is a battle – themed survival game that drops dozens of online players on an island to try to eliminate each other.

It has launch in 2017 and has a huge global following.

Adhikari said no reports of any incidents related to the game has report so far. But he said parents were worrying about distracting their children from their studies or other normal routine work.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is an online multiplayer royal battle game develop and publish by the South Korean video game company Bluehole, PUBG Corporation. The game is based on previous mods created for other games by Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene.

Inspired by the 2000 Japanese film Battle Royale, and expanded under the creative direction of Greene into a standalone game. Up to one hundred players parachute on an island in the game and scavenge for weapons and equipment to kill others while avoiding self-murder. The safe area available on the map of the game decreases in size over time, leading surviving players to tighter areas forcing enco.