A teenager from Mohali allegedly owed Rs. 2 Lakhs on PUBG Mobile (Player’s Battleground) game. This is the second case in this month in which a teenager has been reported to spend huge amounts of money on sports. The 15-year-old boy is said to have used his grandfather’s pension amount to shop at PUBG Mobile. Mohali is a small city located in Punjab, India. The length of time teenagers resort to leveling in sports is a testimony to the growing addiction of PUBG mobiles to youth.
On a new basis Report good In the local daily Tribune India, the teenager started playing the game only in January. His uncle says that he was trained by a school senior to make discretionary payments through his grandfather’s bank account. In PUBG Mobile, To buy you skins, crates and other in-game items known as UC (unknown cash). UC can be purchased through in-app purchases, a known feature within the game. To get UC, the Mohali teenager made 30 payments in the last two months, of which a total of Rs. 55,000.
He allegedly used Paytm to purchase UC credit, and an account was created on Paytm in his grandfather’s name. He used his grandfather’s documents to verify the account and process the payment. The family came to know about this when they ran a routine check on Dada’s bank account statement. Bank account was opened for depositing pension.
After questioning, the boy revealed that he spent more than Rs. 2 lakhs on PUBG Mobile. A complaint has been sent against the senior by the boy’s family who introduced him to these fraudulent tips. He has allegedly sent an email to Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal alleging that the teenager was lured by the senior for this behavior. The seniors live in Zirakpur, a small town in Mohali district. The teenager claims that some money has been given to the senior to buy UC.
Emphasizing the level of addiction, Kishore’s uncle says that he also bought a special SIM card to play the game. “Earlier, when we could find some cash missing from our pocket, we didn’t pay much attention to the boy,” Chacha told the publication.
Just a few days ago a 17 year old Punjab boy was reported 16 lakh on PUBG Mobile to spend Rs. He used his parents’ bank accounts to make in-app purchases, and the family claims the money spent was saved for medical emergencies.
Tencent Games-created Battle Royale mobile game achieved massive global revenue in the first half of this year, bringing its lifetime collection to $ 3 billion (approximately Rs 22,457 crore). recent report From the sensor tower. PUBG Mobile has collected a total of $ 1.3 billion (about Rs 9,731 crore) in 2020 alone, with its Chinese version known as Game for Peace. This surge in numbers has been attributed to the COVID-19 epidemic and the enforced lockdown in various parts of the world, forcing people to stay indoors. In March, PUBG Mobile hit a record high of $ 270 million (about Rs 2,021 crore).
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