Islamabad High Court has ordered the Government to lift the ban on online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). This decision is taken and announced by Justice Amir Farooq after hearing the petition filed against the banking of the game. PTA had announced the temporary banning of PUBG on July 1 after receiving complaints from different segments of the society, but most of the people were not happy about the decision.IHC Lifts Ban on PUBG.
PTA had revealed that it received various complaints against this online game and stated that the game is addictive, wastage of time, and poses severe impacts on the psychological wellbeing of children. The cases of suicide attributed to PUBG games were also reported.
Breaking News! IHC Lifts Ban on PUBG
However, a petition was filed in IHC against the banning of this popular mobile game. The petitioner had won the PubG tournament in Pakistan. Afterward, he was expecting to become a part of the PubG World League on July 10.
A day ago, the Minister of Science and Technology had also asked For Removal of Ban Over PUBG. He had shared his concerns regarding the banning of apps and said that such bans would result in limiting the growth of the technology and advancements in the Pakistani industry.
It seems finally PUBG players will be relieved with this decision. Here’s how PUBG lovers are responding on Twitter:
#PUBG unban in Pakistan
Lee* mom to PTA: pic.twitter.com/bp85pUCska
— SaaQii🥴 (@beingSaaQi_) July 24, 2020