Ever since the Indian government banned many Chinese apps in India including PUBG Mobile, a lot of users started using other versions of PUBG Mobile. For starters, there are multiple versions of PUBG Mobile made for different region. PUBG Mobile KR, PUBG Mobile VN, Global, etc are few versions of the popular battle royale game.
After the ban, avid PUBG Players are using PUBG Mobile KR in India. This version of PUBG Mobile is not available on the Play Store but users could download the XAPK file of the game and then sideload it to their Android smartphone. Millions of people in India still play PUBG Mobile with the KR Version.
But things are about to change soon. A recent announcement made by the PUBG Mobile KR team made it clear that the game will no longer be available for people outside the KR region after 30/06/2021. This means, you could no longer download the APK file and OBB file to sideload the game and play it again.
Here is the announcement post published on Instagram by the officials.
As per the Instagram post shared by the official handle of the PUBG Mobile KR team, “KRJP build is a version of local service for users living in Korea or Japan. For those who living in other countries or regions, your local version or Global version is available.”
Changes coming to PUBG Mobile KR
In short, here are all the changes coming to the KR build of PUBG Mobile by 30/06/2021.
1) From 2021/05/01, users out of Korea or Japan who log in with KRJP build account are not able to settle the payment in KRJP build.
2) From 2021/05/01, users out of Korea or Japan who log in with KRJP build account might find network troubles during the play.
3) From 2021/06/30, users out of Korea or Japan who log in with KRJP build account are not able to log in anymore.