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Whether you are a part of it or not, you must have definitely come across the present generation’s obsession with gaming and arcades, and cherry on top of this gaming world brings in the name of Player’s Unknown Battleground known as PubG in short. This particular game along with Free Fire took the gaming world by storm.

Whether you are a part of it or not, you must have definitely come across the present generation’s obsession with gaming and arcades, and cherry on top of this gaming world brings in the name of Player’s Unknown Battleground known as PUBG in short. This particular game along with Free Fire took the gaming world by storm.

The viral game rose to fame in a very short time making head to head competition with the already existing chart toppers such as Dota, Counter strike selling over 24 million copies worldwide and to add to that, was awarded the most simultaneously played game in the virtual world in 2018.

Besides winning the heart of internet it is supposed as beneficial/ recreational to the individual players who participate in the game play. A recent research has proved that playing PUBG released adrenaline rush that is unmatched to any other activities performed by the individuals in question, and this answers why people keep going back to the very addictive game.

To quote, some kids at a recent survey have said;

“leveling up, winning quests give us such feelings which is incomparable to physical sports or school activities.”

However, contrary to the belief of gamers, PUBG has reportedly caused damage to gamers both physically and mentally. Spending most hours of the day on playing rather than completing regular tasks of homework, assignments or attending meetings to ‘calling in sick for a day’ to accomplish their game tasks are just a few of the bad traits. Family bonding and friendships are weakened and these games are to be blamed. Not only that, players have reportedly shown signs of violence, vandalizing properties and depression/ anxiety, facing physical challenges such as obesity and hypertension due to isolating themselves away from regular balanced healthy life.

Peter Welzberg, a famous gamer who quit the gaming world quite some time ago has confessed about the ferocity said, “The game almost ruined my life, I ceased being me.”

There’s been a few shocking incidents related to the game including a child’s heart-attack as he lost the game and couldn’t bare the consequence of being shamed by his playmates, suicide and fights also took place because of the game which caused PUBG to be banned in certain regions of the world.

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