Zeyan Shafiq plays the PUBG mobile game in Srinagar, after reaching across the border to Pakistan to find other gamers. Photo: AFP Zeyan Shafiq plays the PUBG mobile game in Srinagar, after reaching across the border to Pakistan to find other gamers. Photo: AFP
Zeyan Shafiq plays the PUBG mobile game in Srinagar, after reaching across the border to Pakistan to find other gamers. Photo: AFP
India

How gamers from India and Pakistan teamed up for esports, despite conflict

  • India banned the PUBG mobile game, which is licensed by Tencent, after a border dispute with Chinese troops in the Himalayas
  • This left an Indian team in Kashmir without players, so they reached out across the border to gamers in Pakistan, despite tense relations

Topic |   India
Zeyan Shafiq plays the PUBG mobile game in Srinagar, after reaching across the border to Pakistan to find other gamers. Photo: AFP Zeyan Shafiq plays the PUBG mobile game in Srinagar, after reaching across the border to Pakistan to find other gamers. Photo: AFP
Zeyan Shafiq plays the PUBG mobile game in Srinagar, after reaching across the border to Pakistan to find other gamers. Photo: AFP
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