BGMI Receives Green Light from Indian Government: What’s Next?

Srishti Dey
Srishti Dey September 1, 2023
Updated 2023/09/01 at 5:10 PM

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) has triumphed over inspection and received formal clearance from the Indian government in a significant turn of events. This is an important turning point in the resurgence of the hugely popular battle royale game, but there is a catch. Let’s examine the specifics of BGMI’s path and the future.

A Hard-Won Victory:

BGMI is now able to exhale after enduring a demanding three-month audit. During this time, the Indian government held back from condemning any part of the game. Although it’s a significant victory for BGMI and its devoted player base, there’s more to the tale.

Quarterly Monitoring:

Even though BGMI passed its test by fire, the Indian government has not yet relaxed its hold. To guarantee strict adherence to all pertinent legislation, the authorities will continue to closely monitor the game and undertake evaluations on a quarterly basis. These evaluations will examine several aspects of how the game functions. This rigorous monitoring tries to create a balance between user protection and game fun.

Free Fire’s Comeback:

BGMI isn’t the only one celebrating a comeback to India’s gaming scene with Free Fire’s Comeback. After being suspended for a painful year and a half, its rival, Garena Free Fire, has also been given permission to start up again. Fans of both games will be thrilled by this announcement since it means they may continue to spend time on their preferred virtual battlefields.


BGMI trial by fire is over and it can continue in India, but government will  still monitor it every 3 months - India Today

BGMI’s Resilient Journey:

A three-month trial permission from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in May 2023 marked the start of BGMI’s resilient journey. After being banned from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for almost ten months owing to a government decree, this green light finally came. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a Union Minister, discussed the trial’s permission while highlighting BGMI’s effective resolution of concerns over server locations and data security. But the government has made it plain that throughout the trial phase, it would rigorously watch things like user harm and addiction.


Although the reintroduction of BGMI to India’s gaming scene is reason for jubilation, there are some restrictions involved. The government’s resolve to maintain gaming as a safe and regulated activity is demonstrated by its commitment to quarterly evaluations. Gamers in India may celebrate thanks to the victorious return of Garena Free Fire. Under the cautious eye of regulatory authorities, the battle royale arena is very much alive and well and will be around for a while.

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