PUBG Company and Bluehole guardian firm Krafton introduced a partnership with Microsoft to deploy its merchandise utilizing the corporate’s Azure cloud computing service. The announcement confirms a deal that has been rumored to be within the making for some time now.
South Korean gaming firm Krafton will use Microsoft’s public cloud computing service Azure to host its merchandise and consumer information together with PUBG Corp.’s multiplayer battle royale PUBG on PC and console, along with PUBG Cellular.
Krafton mentioned in its announcement that it “can be working with Microsoft to introduce a verification course of to make sure that storage of personally identifiable data of its gamers follows all acceptable necessities within the territories the place Krafton and its subsidiaries function gaming providers.”
The deal is consistent with Krafton’s efforts to get PUBG Cellular reinstated in India. Whereas the corporate has not made a public assertion concerning the state of affairs, sources and public figures in India have indicated that efforts are underway to get the sport again to the gamers earlier than the Indian competition of Diwali on Nov. 14.
The Indian authorities banned PUBG Cellular together with a number of Chinese language apps and video games, citing considerations about information safety and claimed that information had been stolen and illegally transferred to areas outdoors the nation. The sport was beforehand hosted on the Amazon Internet Providers servers, whose insurance policies don’t permit for the transmission of information outdoors the area underneath regular circumstances.
Following the ban, PUBG Corp. took the publishing rights again from China-based Tencent in a bid to distance the sport from China. The corporate has additionally been rumored to be on the lookout for Indian companions, reportedly speaking to Reliance Jio and Airtel as potential candidates. PUBG Corp. has additionally put out job listings for India fuelling the idea that energetic efforts are being made to get the sport again in India.
Shounak Sengupta is a employees author for AFK Gaming.