PUBG: New State Closed Alpha Has Been Announced For Android

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Registrations for PUBG: New State’s closed alpha test will begin in a few days. Krafton, the developers behind PUBG: New State revealed this in a video released earlier today. However, it will only be available to players in the USA for now due to the game’s current specifications and necessary network requirements. For now, the closed alpha test is only being hosted for Android users but the developers did mention that “iOS pre-registrations will also begin very soon”. Krafton also mentioned that based on the user feedback that they receive via this closed alpha test, they will be able to expand PUBG: New State to other countries and regions.

RELATED: PUBG: New State Will Not Release in India at Launch


PUBG: New State Closed Alpha Announced

PUBG: New State was revealed by Krafton in February earlier this year. As per reports, this version of the game is a futuristic take on the classic PUBG Mobile and is set in the year 2051. This game might feature some new gadgets and a brand new map, while already having drones and modern vehicles in it as seen in the released gameplay footage.

Though since then no news about the PUBG: New State’s release has made headlines, the developers have come forward to say that it will come out later in 2021. This is great news for the USA based players but does not spell any excitement for Asian countries like China, Vietnam, and India, which have been excluded from the game’s global release.


Despite the lack of involvement from Chinese companies like Tencent, PUBG New State will not immediately launch in India. Krafton revealed this via an official press release which stated that the game is being developed by “PUBG Studio, the creators of the original battle royale, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS.” The reason for India’s exclusion from launch is currently unknown, but this does not necessarily rule out a future release of the game in the country.

Later it was revealed by Gemwire that PUBG New State’s official website has code that hides a Hindi version of the site. The hidden Hindi version of the website contains a fully translated version of the announcement, the privacy policy, terms of service and more. A Hindi version of the trailer for Krafton’s latest game, however, could not be found on the website.

At the moment, the Indian audience is excited about the upcoming Battlegrounds Mobile India whose pre-registration for Android users went live yesterday. Though there is no news about the release date of this game as well, the developers have pushed out a lot of information about it along with a new trailer that features popular content creators Dynamo Gaming, Kronten, and Jonathan with Indian actor Arshad Warsi.

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