Back in September 2020, The Indian Govt. imposed a ban on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) due to some security reasons. Since then, we have had some leaks about the game from Krafton. Finally, Krafton has officially launched PUBG in India with the name Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI). We have covered everything about Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), from early access to account transfer, and also the changes between PUBG. Krafton had announced the early access of the game on 17 June. However, all the slots for early access to the game completed within few moments.
Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Early Access
On 18 June, Krafton made early access available to everyone. Krafton announced this news on their official Instagram page. This means that now anyone can download the game and enjoy the game without any interruption. However, the Play Store shows that the game is still under development. So, here are the steps to get early access to the game and can download the game without any problem.
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- To get early access to the game, head over to this link. Then you will get the following page as shown in the image above.
- Click on Early Access Now which will direct you to another page for signing in with your Google Account.
- After signing in to your Google Account, you will get a confirmation and welcome notice for early access to the game.
- Click on either Download it on Google Play or Install the Public version on Google Play.
- You will be directed to the Play store, where you can install the game.
Krafton has also launched the public beta of the game for everyone on the Play Store. Head over to the Play Store to install the game. If you had already downloaded early access to the game, then you need to uninstall that first then you will be able to download the public beta.
Krafton has also announced some rewards for early access members only. The rewards include a Supply Crate Coupon, 2x EXP Cards, and 2x BP Cards. You can claim these rewards from your in-game mail.
Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) account transfer
Losing PUBG account data is really a big concern for many players. They can’t stop thinking about the fact they cannot transfer their PUBG account to BGMI. Krafton has confirmed that the players can transfer their previous account data to the new game. However, krafton will allow a player to transfer its account data until 31 December 2021.
To transfer your account data, You need to download the game from Play Store. The size of the game is 688MB. After installing the game, you need to download either the low-specs resource pack or the HD resource pack. The low-specs resource pack is around 400 MB, and the HD resource pack is around 620 MB. The player needs approximately 3 GB of free storage for the proper functioning of BGMI.
Once done with the installation process, sign in to the game using your Facebook, Twitter, or Play games account. Once you have logged in you will get the option to transfer your PUBG account data to transfer to BGMI. Follow the instruction given in the game and you will get back your PUBG account data.
Changes in Battlegrounds Mobile India
As we all know, BGMI is just the rebranded version of PUBG. There a ton of similarities between both the games, like both the games have the same maps, same game modes, same vehicles, etc. However, there are some minor changes to the BGMI which can be noticed during gameplay. When you start the game, you will notice a disclaimer that says the game is a simulation, not the real world. Then the kill effect has some changes, like green animation instead of bloodshed. The fun fact is that now you can’t kill your enemies in the game you can only finish them.
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