New comments about the BGMI (Battlegrounds Mobile India) ban are popping up on the internet every day, and the newest to the list is Jonathan “Jonathan” Amaral, a pro gamer for GodLike Esports. He made a post on Twitter on Aug. 11.
Jonathan was a prominent figure in the BGMI and PUBG Mobile (pre-ban) esports ecosystem in India, so his words are quite significant.
The BGMI ban has been a cause for concern for many, and popular esports influencers have been hit the hardest. Some famous people have shown their anger and disappointment while others have suggested moving on to other games like New State Mobile and Apex Legends Mobile.
Amaral tweeted his concerns about the future of the Krafton-backed game in the country. The tweet also talks about Krafton’s response regarding the clarity of the situation.
Jonathan asks Krafton for clarity on BGMI’s future
It is not true that Krafton has not responded on the matter as there have been two statements from the South Korean game company. Krafton’s second statement clarified the allegations related to security issues, but the company hasn’t provided an update on whether or not the game is returning.
Jonathan’s tweet underscores his displeasure with the lack of clarity from Krafton’s side. He tweeted the following via his Twitter handle @ig_jonathan16:
“As a BGMI athlete, I am really concerned about the future of this game. I really want the folks at Krafton to update us on this uncertainty. What comes next for all of us is a big question. #bgmi”
It’s Jonathan’s first tweet since May 17 that asks a relevant question. The tweet not only talks about the lack of transparency from Krafton’s side, but also seeks answers about the future of Battlegrounds Mobile India’s esports in India.
However, another famous influencer, Animesh “Thug” Agarwal, has already shared some strong words on the matter. He has openly asked his followers to cite New State Mobile as a potential alternative to Battlegrounds Mobile India.
Thug isn’t the only one trying to get away from BGMI as many players and streamers have already switched to new games as the future of Battlegrounds Mobile India is still uncertain. The eSports ecosystem has indeed hit rock bottom, but sooner or later all players and fans will embrace another game as their primary option.