On July 1st, Krafton Inc. announced that Battlegrounds Mobile India had surpassed the 100 million user mark in India. This is an astonishing feat when you realize the game was released a little over a year ago in early July.
“BGMI’s first year has been a resounding success with millions of players joining to experience the game. We have brought in major tournaments, Indian-themed collaborations, and celebrated India-centric events with the community with a goal in curating a gameplay unique to our Indian users,” said Changhan Kim, the CEO of Krafton. “India is an important market for Krafton. We are positive about the opportunities in the country and are committed to create a robust gaming ecosystem. Our focus is pivoted towards constantly elevating the mobile gaming experience for our growing community and invest in the flourishing start-up landscape here.”
Battlegrounds Mobile India is the Indian version of PUBG Mobile that is available only to gamers in India. The game was first released for Android devices on July 2nd, 2021 before later coming out on iOS devices on August 18th, 2021.