Bengaluru: The video game PUBG has taken over the online gaming scene by storm over the past few monts with increasing popularity among youngsters and kids too. A lot of children play the game even though it is marked for people who are above sixteen as it involves user interaction and digital purchases. PUBG is less violent as compared to other action games, However, parents should be aware that the games are available in-app purchases.
Such is the craze around the game that some schools in Bengaluru have begun to warn parents about the ill-effects of playing the game for hours at a stretch after cases of addiction were reported to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences.
According to the report, the Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Private Schools Karnataka (KAMS) will also issue advisory to parents to keep a tab on the hours spent by their kids on the multiplayer game.
The game has tipped over many of the previous video games with its unique feature of in-game voice chat, which allows a player to communicate with fellow players and teammates and make their strategy for the game accordingly.