Error Code Restrict Area In PUBG – How To Fix It?

Are you among those PUBG players been restricted to play? Are you searching to know What Is Error Code Restrict Area In PUBG? Read on and you will get answers to all your queries.

Some of the PUBG players are worried as they are unable to access their accounts. Upon loading, the PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite indicates an error which reads, “Server is busy, please try again later. Error code restrict area”.

The PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite are the most popular games developed by PUBG Corp. These are among the top games followed all around the world. Since its launch it has been facing banning and unbanning of its operations many times in several countries over some data security concerns. Recently, the game was banned in India, in order to comply with the government’s data security concern.

Despite of the ban PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite are still functional for some of the users, while many others are unable to play the game.

What Is Error Code Restrict Area In PUBG

Error code: restrict-area.” This code simply means that PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite have been banned in India and players can no longer play the game until the ban is lifted by the Indian government. The company has shut all its services in the country to comply with the government’s order.

PUBG Corp made an official announcement on 29th of October via its official Facebook page. The full statement shared by PUBG is as follows,

Dear fans, to comply with the interim order of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology dated 2nd September, 2020, Tencent Games will terminate all service and access for users in India to PUBG Mobile Nordic Map: Livik and PUBG Mobile Lite (together, ‘PUBG Mobile’) on 30th October, 2020.

The rights to publish PUBG Mobile in India will be returned to the owner of the PUBG intellectual property. Protecting user data has always been a top priority. And we have always complied with applicable data protection laws and regulations in India.

All users’ gameplay information is processed in a transparent manner, as disclosed in our privacy policy. We deeply regret this outcome, and sincerely thank you for your support and love for PUBG Mobile in India.”

How to Fix PUBG Error Code Restrict Area

If you are searching to fix this problem and play either of the game, you may not be able to do so. Because the game has shut all its services in India as per instructions of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. So, you may not be able to access the official websites of PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite.

After the ban has come into effect, some users have claimed that they can still get access to the game using VPNs. You may also try your luck using one but please note that, we are not sure about its results.

Further, PUBG Corporation has announced that they are going to franchise to Tencent Games in India. It has created hope for PUBG lovers. A post on LinkedIn was shared earlier this week. It said, the PUBG Corp is hiring Corporate Development Division Manager for the Indian region in Delhi.

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The PUBG ban in India has broken many hearts as the PUBG fans are very disappointed with the decision of government. As soon as the ban was implemented, PUBG fans took it to twitter and expressed their sadness. Fans are expressing their displeasure at the loss of their beloved titles within the gaming community.

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