BGMI's Data Privacy

BGMI’s Data Privacy: Krafton’s Response to Data Sharing, Privacy Concerns

Battlegrounds Mobile India is Krafton’s new game. Moreover, Krafton said earlier that they will take care of BGMI’s data privacy. But, recently news came that they shared Players data with China. Yesterday, Krafton gave an official response to this issue. 

Krafton’s Response BGMI’s Data Privacy:

Krafton says that privacy as well as player data safety are their top priority. The company took immediate, concrete actions to address this issue. They are looking into the concerns raised.

Similar to other global mobile games and apps, BGMI also uses third party solutions to provide unique game features. In the process of using these solutions, they shared some game data to third parties.

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BGMI’s privacy policy  fully discloses that the app may transfer some user data, with users’ consent to the privacy and choosing to migrate their accounts. 

“No data has been shared in violation of the privacy policy.”

In addition, they gave following clarification about the shared data –

“Thus, data shared to third parties are ONLY to enable certain game features. 

In the meantime, Krafton will continue to closely monitor and protect any data being transferred to unexpected and restricted IP addresses prior to the official launch.”

Battlegrounds Mobile India:

BGMI is a completely new game specifically for Indian players. Owing to security concerns, the government banned PUBG mobile. As a result, Krafton decided to create BGMI.

BGMI Early Access came on June 17, 2021. Furthermore, data can now be transferred from the global version’s ID. 

A notification in the game indicates the data transfer. Krafton has also fixed the issues with downloading maps and matchmaking.

In conclusion, data sharing to third parties was only to retrieve the players’ accounts from PUBG Mobile Global to Battlegrounds Mobile India. Krafton ensures to keep the data safe and maintains the user’s privacy. 

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