Twitterites demand lifting of ban on PUBG game
KARACHI: Pakistani social media users on Friday took to Twitter and demanded from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to lift the ban on PUBG game.
A lot of people specially PUBG players demanded from the government and the regulatory authority to lift the ban on PUBG as it was hampering the digital growth of the country as well as destroying careers of scores of players.
PUBG is not just a source of a gaming activity, but a source of income as well. There are people who are earning millions of rupees from this game. Some Pakistanis have reached to a level of ‘superstar/ celebrity’ in this game.
Celebrities including Waqar Zaka and Irfan Junejo have also joined forces with the PUBG gamers against the ban.
The PTA had said the game was being banned on complaint received from different segments of society as well as it affected health of youth.
Waqar Zaka has filed a petition with the Sindh High Court against the ban. While Irfan Junejo said that TV news channel were more addictive, wastage of time and unhealthy, therefore they should be banned instead of the game.