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PUBG Mobile Lite: When Is It Coming To India, How To Download And More

Written By Tanmay Patange | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Budget or mid-range phones don’t always carry enough processing power that’s ideal to run PUBG Mobile game without ruining your gaming experience
  • PUBG Mobile Lite is already listed on Play Store. But it appears that it’s not accessible for Indians just yet

Not so long ago, PUBG Corp. and Tencent Games announced a lighter version of PUBG Mobile for Android users. As its name suggests, it’s supposed to consume lesser data and limited system resources as compared to its standard counterpart. PUBG Mobile Lite was released on Google Play Store in August 2018. However, currently, it’s restricted to select users and Android devices. Here’s what we know about PUBG Mobile Lite so far:

Why PUBG Mobile Lite?

These days, a lot of apps especially the social networking ones have their lighter version available to download for mobile users. Although mobile data has now become cheaper, users often complain about the connectivity strength. In addition, smartphone users in India seem to prefer budget and mid-range phones over those falling under flagship, premium segment.

Budget or mid-range phones don’t always carry enough processing power that’s ideal to run PUBG Mobile game without ruining your gaming experience. All these factors together keep the majority of smartphone users away from enjoying the smooth PUBG experience. PUBG Mobile Lite addresses all these issues by consuming limited data and hardware resources.

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PUBG Mobile Lite availability in India

As mentioned before, PUBG Mobile Lite is already listed on Play Store. But it appears that it’s not accessible for Indians just yet. Reports say that PUBG Mobile Lite is currently under works and rolled out for select users in the Philippines. At the time of writing this, there’s no word as to when the download option is going to be available for Indians.

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How to download and play PUBG Mobile Lite right now

Although PUBG Mobile Lite is yet to become official in India and many other parts, we show you how you can download PUBG Mobile Lite on your Android smartphone right now

Step 1: Sideloading the APK is the most common way to download PUB Mobile Lite on your Android device. Go to APKPure app or mobile website and locate PUBG Mobile Lite listing.

Step 2: Download the APK. Before you install, make sure to check ‘Unknown Sources’ option in your phone’s setting to be able to install PUBG Mobile Lite in the first place. Now install the APK.

Step 3: Simply downloading and installing the app won’t get you running the actual game. Since PUBG Mobile Lite is limited to select users, you must be connected to the Philipines server using VPN.

Step 4: You can use VPN apps like ExpressVPN or Hotspot Shield and connect to the Philippines server.

It’s possible that you may not be able to register due to limited availability. But if you’re lucky, you may secure early access to PUBG Mobile Lite.

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