PUBG Cellular gamers will begin seeing some adjustments to the sport quickly. The builders behind the favored battle royale shooter are implementing a brand new “Gameplay Administration” system that may assist gamers perceive how a lot time they’ve spent enjoying and encourage them to take breaks.
The brand new system is a response to international locations trying to ban PUBG Cellular as a consequence of accusations that the sport is addictive and has a dangerous influence on gamers, particularly youthful gamers.
The Gameplay Administration system possible takes some inspiration from Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative. With the brand new system in place, a pop-up notification will alert gamers of simply how lengthy they’ve been enjoying PUBG Cellular. The alerts will even recommend gamers cease enjoying or on the very least take a brief break.
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The system will even drive gamers beneath the age of 18 to comply with a “gaming advisory” upon logging in. What this advisory will say is unclear presently, however it’s assumed it’ll have security ideas. We’ve reached out to the sport’s builders to search out out extra.
Whereas the builders of PUBG Cellular don’t admit as a lot within the press launch surrounding Gameplay Administration, it’s clear this new system is a direct response to tried bans of the sport in international locations akin to India and Nepal. Lately, 16 gamers have been arrested in India only for enjoying PUBG.
In China, PUBG Cellular exists beneath a brand new moniker, “Sport For Peace,” in response to the sport’s excessive ranges of blood, gore, and violence. In Sport For Peace, there isn’t a blood or gore and “killed” gamers don’t die: they go down on their knees and offer you a pleasant wave.
Gameplay Administration is already rolling out to international locations in Asia and North Africa, together with Indonesia, India, Nepal, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. The system will finally roll out globally in phases.
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