Let’s talk about one of the most notorious mobile applications in recent years and that is, none other than PUBG. Yes, PUBG which is the acronym for Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds. It is an online multiplayer game that was initially released on December 20, 2017, for MS Windows. It was launched for Android and iOS on March 19, 2018. It belongs to the Battle Royal genre of games.
Created by Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene PUBG gained quite a reputation for being highly addictive. It is one of the most played mobile games of all time. If we numbers are anything to go by, It has been downloaded over 1 billion times as of March 2021. That’s crazy, right!
PUBG has earned its fair share of accolades. It has won the “Best Multiplayer Game” at The Games Awards 2017. It has also been nominated for various other categories including “Game of the Year”.
As it rapidly gained popularity, it also faced severe criticism for being too addictive. It faced bans by many states in the country that deemed it to be too distracting. Not only in India but PUBG was also banned in countries like Nepal, however, the ban was lifted shortly afterward.
Your PUBG game account can be connected to your social media accounts like Facebook or Twitter. One of the reasons PUBG can be connected to your social media is to keep your game progress intact. So, in case you decide to uninstall the game from your devices you can restart from where you left off.
But how to unlink Facebook from PUBG?
In case, you are concerned about your privacy and want to unlink your Facebook account from PUBG, it is quite easy to do so.
It is a straightforward process and you simply need to log into your Facebook profile and then follow the steps detailed below:-
- After logging into the app, go to Settings.
- In the Settings section, go to the option that says ‘Apps and Websites.’
- You will reach a section that says ‘Logged in with Facebook.
- After clicking on the aforementioned option, you will see a list of apps that are connected with your Facebook profile.
- Click on ‘PUBG’ and you will get the option to remove it.
- Click on ‘Remove’ and you are done!
In case, you want to link your Facebook and PUBG account again, you can do that too.
PUBG is highly addictive and its one of the top-selling games since the year it was launched. In 2018, the largest market of the game was China which recorded nearly 300 million downloads and the total revenue grossed was a whopping $900 million.
PUBG was banned by Indian government last year in September along with almost 100 other Chinese apps. India accounted for nearly 24% of the PUBG user base. The app was banned owing to data security and privacy issues.
As of date, no permission has Benn granted for the app’s relaunch.