A few days ago PUBG Mobile was shut down in China. At first, it was thought that the game was removed to the harsh rules imposed by the Chinese government on online games. However, it seems that Tencent, the publisher of the title, decided to pull the plug because the government rejected the monetization scheme used by the game. The title was quickly replaced by a new game called Game for Peace which seems to be a rebranded version of the original PUBG Mobile.
According to Tencent, the title is a homage to the Chinese security forces and their efforts to keep the country safe. The theme of the game was shifted to counter-terrorism, but many players say that the experience is almost identical to PUBG Mobile. The only significant differences come from the fact that blood and gore were completely removed. Instead of dying, fallen players will rise and wave goodbye before they disconnect.
How to download the Game for Peace, the PUBG Mobile replacement in China
Users from all over the world can try the game for free by following the instruction written below. Keep in mind the interface is in Chinese.
How to install the Android version of Game for Peace
- You will have to download a special app called Taptap. Go to the official site, download and install the app and open it.
- Tap on the search menu and look for Game for Peace.
- Download the game. You will need 2.0 GB of free space to install it.
- Tap on the install button and wait until the process is finished.
- Create a QQ or WeChat account. If you opt for QQ, you will have to install the app on your device.
- Open the game and login in with one of the two services.
Installing Game for Peace on iOS
Sadly, this version is region locked to China. If you live there, you can download the game by going to the App Store and searching for the title.
Game for Peace, the PUBG Mobile replacement, is already a hit in China, as millions of people play the title each day.
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