How to Download and Play BGMI on PC: Emulator Guide


Nutan Lele

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An emulator simulates an Android device on your computer and can be used to play mobile games on your PC.

BlueStacks is a safe and popular emulator to download and play BGMI on PC.

Battlegrounds Mobile India is currently only out for Android users. IOS users will have to wait a little longer for BGMI to be available for them. While KRAFTON has assured iOS players that they would “keep our fans informed on further developments”, there is no official release date yet. However, some players have taken to using emulators to play BGMI on their PCs. An emulator simulates an Android device on your computer, letting you download apps you find on the Google Play Store. Here is how to download and play BGMI on PC using an emulator.

How to download an Emulator on PC for BGMI

While there are many emulators available online, note that many of them are not safe and may contain malware and spyware. BlueStacks and MEmu are two popular options you can use. Here are the steps to download and install BlueStacks:

1. Download BlueStacks on your PC by clicking here.

2. Click on the downloaded file to start installation.

Note: Players can customize their installation using the wrench icon.

BlueStacks is a great option for players to  download and play BGMI on PC.


Players will then need to download Battlegrounds Mobile India from the play store. Here is how to do it:

1. Sign in to the Google Play Store to access BGMI through BlueStacks.

You can access BGMI through the Play Store.


2. Search for Battlegrounds Mobile India in the search bar.

3. Select and install the game from the list.

4. Click the BGMI icon on the home screen to play the game.

Note that players will need to download the necessary resource packs to login and play the game. Before downloading BGMI through an emulator, players will need to make sure their PCs meet the following requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 and above

  • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor

  • RAM: 4GB (Minimum)

  • Disk Space: 5GB

While BGMI can be played using emulators, note that players aren’t allowed to participate in competitive tournaments using PC emulators. Doing so may result in a ban.

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Nutan is AFK Gaming’s source for everything from Twitch to the Twitterati. Her focus lies in distilling esports content from around the world. As the former captain of Girlaxy India, she brings an experienced eye in analysing the League of Legends scene.