After the pubG mobile ban in India last September which followed a long campaign to get the game back, Krafton and Tencent games could face Bangladesh’s prohibitions too. And it’s not just a pubg cellphone, but the free Garena fire can also be on the same boat.
According to a report by the publication of Publication Bangladesh, Manab Zamin, the government is worried about the Royale battle match into a dangerous effect on children and adolescents and seems to cause gaming addiction.
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According to the report, several government agencies including the Bangladesh telecommunications regulatory commission, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Education have recommended that the PubG mobile and Garena Free Fire prohibited from the country.
According to a report by AFK Gaming, this problem was taken by the standing parliamentary committee at the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications in Bangladesh too. Along with the standing parliamentary committee at the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications who want the steps taken against these two matches due to their addictive properties.
The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications Bangladesh felt “gaming addiction” is a real problem and needs to be locked up. It even agreed to the fact that players have the potential to use services such as VPN to bypass the ban and play the game. And a large number of players in India have done this after the ban on the game.
This is a less timely news for the Garena Fire Community for free in Bangladesh because the developer recently announced that the game server for Bangladesh will live on June 8. Garena even kicked pre-registration for a new server.
While complaints of popular Royale Battle games such as Pub Mobile and Garena Free Fire causes “addicted to gaming” among young people is not new to the government, this is the first for Bangladesh. Countries such as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Iran and others have banned games in the past for these reasons. And the term “gaming addiction” is widely referring to young men who are excessive to sink in the game.
While parents and the government believes that gaming can cause addiction, the latest study by the University of Oxford seems to deny that and even agree that video games can have a positive effect.