Islamabad High Court today has brought the good news for online gamers, according to the details provided by local news channel Islamabad High Court has ordered the immediate reopening of PUBG Game.
Supreme Court Justice Amir Farooq, while ruling against the ban on PUBG, directed the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) to immediately open the PUBG game. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has quashed PTA’s decision to ban PUBG.
The PTA had banned PUBG following youth suicides and complaints from citizens. However, the company controlling PUBG in Pakistan had challenged the PTA decision in the Supreme Court.
Yesterday, the PTA had decided to keep the ban on PUBG. The PTA, in its statement in the light of the Lahore High Court’s directive, had said that the PTA had sought details from the management of PUBG about the sessions of PUBG, the number of users in Pakistan and the controls imposed by the company. But no response was received from the company patenting PUBG. Due to this PTA decided to keep the ban on PUBG for an indefinite period of time. However, today the IHC has made declared PTA’s decision illegal to keep the ban on the popular online game and ordered PTA to immediately open the game in Pakistan.