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Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India Lite APK? Don't download BGMI Lite APK files

Developer Krafton has not officially released a lite version of Battlegrounds Mobile India or BGMI Lite. Gamers should stay away from any unofficial APKs bearing the same name online. Developer Krafton has not officially released a lite version of Battlegrounds Mobile India or BGMI Lite. Gamers should stay away from any unofficial APKs bearing the same name online.
Developer Krafton has not officially released a lite version of Battlegrounds Mobile India or BGMI Lite. Gamers should stay away from any unofficial APKs bearing the same name online. (KRAFTON)

Gamers fooled into downloading fake Battlegrounds Mobile India Lite APK files! Here is why you should stay away from these BGMI Lite APK files

Battlegrounds Mobile India, the successor of the popular PUBG Mobile game that was banned in the country last year, was released on July 2, after being in early access since June. While the company has made the game available for compatible Android phones, owners of older and low-end Android phones are waiting to see if developer Krafton launches a successor to the PUBG Mobile Lite version of game that was also banned last year. These gamers cannot play the heavier version of BGMI game on their smartphones and therefore, would love it if BGMI Lite APK files appear for them from somewhere. This pent-up demand has made malicious actors to try an take advantage of the situation. It has been revealed that they are unveiling fake Battlegrounds Mobile India Lite versions of the game online and duping gamers into downloading the same.

Why users need to beware of fake Battlegrounds Mobile India “Lite” versions online

Developer Krafton has not revealed any official plans to release a Lite version of Battlegrounds Mobile India in the country, at the time of publishing this article. However, many websites on the net are currently hosting what they claim are BGMI Lite versions of the popular game, according to a report by BGR India.

According to the report, a variety of websites have been spreading fake BGMI Lite versions of the game, which we have refrained from listing here for safety purposes. A few YouTube videos are also spreading these fake versions, luring users with details of a “compressed” version of the Battlegrounds Mobile India game which is being termed BGMI Lite, the report states.

The danger of installing fake Battlegrounds Mobile India Lite versions online

However, it is important to note that since BGMI Lite version itself does not exist, all the APK files listed under that name online are definitely fake and must be avoided at all costs. This is because any APKs that are available on the internet cannot be trusted -- there is always a chance that they are malicious, or that the original game has been recompiled with dangerous code. It could result in the loss of personal data, even login credentials. It is best to make sure that gamers download Battlegrounds Mobile India game from the Play Store only, and ensure that the developer name is clearly mentioned in app’s description.

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