Shroud Clutches 1v3 with Two Sniper Headshots to Win the Game on PUBG - Dexerto
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Shroud Clutches 1v3 with Two Sniper Headshots to Win the Game on PUBG

Published: 24/Jun/2018 23:41 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:05

by Scott Mahoney

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Michael “shroud” Grzesiek is a former CS:GO professional player and popular battle royale game streamer who is well known for his highly skilled gameplay.

Shroud attracts tens of thousands of viewers to his Twitch streams and never fails to disappoint fans with incredible moments like this 1v3 clutch. 

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PUBG rocketed to popularity in 2017, often being the number one viewed game on Twitch at any given time until Fortnite Battle Royale took its spot in early 2018).

Even though there was a slight dip in viewership, avid fans of PUBG like shroud continue to play the battle royale title and garner large viewerships in the process. 

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The former CS:GO pro has proven time and time again that his skills translate across titles and regularly drops high kill numbers in-game.

It comes as little surprise for familiar fans that he would close out a game in spectacular fashion with back to back sniper rifle headshots.

Of course, the two sniper shots follow an initial assault rifle elimination that helped the streamer finish the game with 18 kills.

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These kinds of intense moments happen regularly for shroud, and you can check out more of his gameplay over at his Twitch channel.

Fans can also get their hands on an exclusive weapon skin associated with the popular personality. 

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PUBG Mobile banned in India alongside 100+ China-linked apps

Published: 2/Sep/2020 13:35 Updated: 2/Sep/2020 13:43

by Calum Patterson

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The Indian government has banned PUBG Mobile, one of the most popular mobile games in the country, along with over 100 more apps with links to Chinese publishers.

PUBG Mobile has a touchy history in India specifically. Countless news reports of teens becoming incredibly addicted to the game have filled Indian media for over two year. The game has been blamed for bad exam results, and in some extreme stories, death.

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The controversy around PUBG Mobile in India has prompted calls for the government to ban it in the past, by a student association worried about its effect on education.

On September 2, India’s Interior Ministry banned the game, along with 118 other apps, citing concerns around cybersecurity, as tensions with China rise.

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PUBG Mobile was one of the most popular games on iOS and Android in India.

They said the apps were “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order.”

The move follows India’s previous bans of other Chinese social media apps, including TikTok.

In a statement, the Indian government said: “The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has received many complaints from various sources including several reports about misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside of India. There has been a strong chorus in the public space to take strict action against apps that harm India’s sovereignty as well as the privacy of our citizens.”

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Other banned apps, via TechCrunch, include Baidu, WeChat Work, Tencent Weiyun, Rise of Kingdoms, APUS Launcher, Tencent Weiyun, VPN for TikTok, Mobile Taobao, Youko, Sina News and CamCard.

PUBG Mobile is notable though, because of how wildly popular it was in the country. In March 2019, police actually arrested ten students who were playing the game because the game had been banned in that specific region.

“Our team caught these youths red-handed. They were taken into custody after they were found playing the PUBG game,” said Police inspector Rohit Raval at the time.

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