Indian gamers boycotting Chinese origin games like ‘PUBG Mobile’, ‘CODM’ and more

India and China are going through rough times because of the Coronavirus pandemic. This has led to a motion of online boycott of Chinese origin merchandise according to MensXP. The motion is seeking to ban Chinese language smartphones and as well as popular social media platform Tik Tok. Soon after the video by Sonam Wanchuk went viral which calls for a ban on Chinese apps, games like PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile(CODM) as well because of their Chinese origin. PUBG Mobile is a popular battle royale game ported for mobile platforms by Tencent and VNG gaming publishing. Tencent is one of the world’s biggest Chinese multinational conglomerate that is worth over $500 billion dollars and is also behind the popular instant messaging app WeChat. In addition to that Call of Duty Mobile has also been developed and published by TiMi studios, a subsidiary of Tencent headquartered in Shenzhen, China. The developers at TiMi have also made other popular mobile games such as Arena of Valor, Crossfire Legends amongst others. With this, a zephyr of anti-China motion has led to many avid gamers uninstalling PUBG Cellular and name of responsibility for the sake of nationwide curiosity regardless that the sport nonetheless will get tens of millions of views on YouTube. A latest live-stream by popular Mortal of YouTube received round 1.four million views for the favored battle royale sport on the time of scripting this story.