New Delhi: Chinese tech giant Tencent is planning to introduce a lighter version of its hit battleground game, PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) to the Indian gaming segment, its official Facebook page stated. The launch of the ‘PUBG Lite’ version signifies the company’s attempt to expand its gamer base. 

The announcement was made on their official Facebook page. However, the official release date of this game version is not yet released. The official PUBG India page uploaded a silhouette image of the Taj Mahal with the text ‘PUBG Lite coming soon’. 

PUBG Lite is available in 15 countries which includes places like Hong Kong, Taiwan, Brazil, and Bangladesh. While the primary version of the game is immensely popular in India, many gaming users were left out considering some hardware limitations.

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PUBG Lite will cater to gamers who do not own devices of higher hardware specifications. While its download requirements include the official launcher, the minimum PC requirements for PUBG Lite comprises of a 4GB RAM, 4GB disk space, Intel Core i3, 2.4GHz, Windows 7, 8, or 10 (64bit) and Intel HD Graphics 4000.

The primary version of the game has surpassed over 200 million downloads in a short span of time. It is the most downloaded game of the last quarter.