BGMI’s Esports Premier League (ESPL) has now been postponed after the game was banned. In this five-day BGMI tournament, gamers had to participate for a prize pool of 1 crore.
BGMI’s Esports Premier League (ESPL) has now been postponed after the game was banned. This year ESPL Season 2 was to begin on August 1 and the competition was to go on till August 5. In this five-day BGMI tournament, gamers were supposed to participate for a prize pool of 1 crore, but now it has been postponed. Let us know about this in detail.
BGMI Ban: ESPL Season 2 postponed
As we mentioned earlier, the game’s ESPL Season 2 tournament has been postponed due to the BGMI ban. ESPL has also issued a statement in this matter. It said:
“As we understand, the concerned entities will evaluate/follow the matter as per the directions issued by the Government of India. Therefore, we are bound to put ESPL Season 2 on hold in the light of the directives of the government and the prevailing circumstances.”
According to reports, the Indian government has removed BGMI from Google Play Store and Apple App Store due to its Chinese connection . Recent reports have revealed that the Indian security agency had informed the Ministry of Home Affairs about BGMI’s Chinese connection and cyber threats from it.
According to the report , it was told in the letter written by the agency that this game was stealing user data. A big and targeted cyber attack could have been done on India due to the wrong use of this data. After this, the Ministry of Home Affairs of India has written a letter to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) banning Battlegrounds Mobile India.
In this case, BGMI developer Crafton said that user data security and privacy are of great importance to them. Krafton India CEO said:
“We are committed to the Indian market and are positive about the opportunities in the country. The security and privacy of our user data at Krafton Inc. is of the utmost importance to use. We have always been and will continue to comply with all laws and regulations including data protection laws and regulations in India.”
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