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BGMI Release Date in India 2024

South Korean game developer Krafton Inc. announced the return of its much-awaited game Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) on 27 May in a Facebook post. The company said that the android users can pre-load the game starting from 27th May and can start playing it from 29th May and if some users are unable to pre-load the game, they will eventually get the option by weekend. The iOS users can download and start playing the game from 29th May 2024. The game developer, Krafton, announced the BGMI release date in India 2024 through its social media platforms.

What is BGMI?

BGMI, short for Battlegrounds Mobile India, is an Indian version of popular battle royale game PUBG. It is exclusively available only for players in India. Krafton developed and published the popular game, and released it on the Google Play Store on 1st July 2021. It has more than 50 million downloads and a rating of 4.5 on the Play Store. It is a TPP-FPP survival shooter game where upto 100 players compete in a battle royale.

Why was BGMI banned in India?

Indian government banned BGMI in the first week of July 2022. It was banned under section 69A of the IT Act citing security issues. The government was concerned about its server located directly or indirectly in China. An RTI response revealed that the game was banned by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) after requests from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

BGMI Release Date in India 2024 Announcement

The game developer company, Krafton, announced the BGMI release date in India 2024 through its social media platforms.

The Facebook post by their official social media handle read:

“Morning BGMI Fans!

It’s the start of the weekend and we bring good news 😃

Starting today, May 27th, Android users can now begin preloading your favourite game from the Google Play Store. Although the game can be played starting from May 29th, it is now ready for preloading. If you are unable to pre-load immediately, relax. Over the weekend you’ll eventually get the option. As for iOS users, you can download and start playing the game on May 29th, 2024.

Few users may have received an automatic update from midnight, this is a part of the same preload process, and you have nothing to worry about. If you are an Android user, you will be able to preload today and play on May 29th, if you are an iOS user, you can enjoy and play the game from May 29th.

We value your patience and welcome you back to the Battlegrounds. Have a lovely weekend, and follow our socials. We have surprises stored! 😎



The post has garnered over 23 thousand likes on Facebook and almost 1 million on Instagram. Also Read: Best BGMI Control Code for 2 Finger Setup | Basic Settings and Sensitivity Settings

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Rachat Jha
Rachat Jha
Rachat Ranjan Jha is a Journalism student and a cricket enthusiast. He is also an amateur cricketer and understands the nuances of the game.

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