New Delhi: India’s alternative for popular PUBG game, FAUG aka ‘Fearless and United Guards’ is now available for download on Google Play.
The ‘Made in India’ game has been developed by a Bangalore-based company, nCore Games. Initially, it was planned for November release, however, got delayed and is now been launched on Republic Day.
Meanwhile, the pre-registration for the game was live since December 2020, which surpassed four million just a few days ago.
How to Download FAU-G
Now as FAU-G, is available on Google Play as a free download, users can go to the Google Play store on their Android smartphones and download FAU-G by clicking on the ‘Install’ button. As per the developers, the game is compatible with handsets running Android 8 and above. Though the installation is free but there may be in-app purchases inside the game to level up.
The game makers have not offered any information on if or when this game will be available for iOS users.
Talking about the game at length, nCore Games founder Vishal Gondal, said that FAU-G will initially be offered as a single-player and co-operative play to prevent potential launch day issues. Battle royale mode and PvP (player versus player) modes will be labelled as ‘coming soon’. The company initially plans to launch FAU-G in story mode, and eventually add more weapons and modes with updates in the future. Co-Founder and COO Ganesh Hande also reportedly confirmed that FAU-G will have ads but they will be judiciously integrated.
Supporting the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ launched by PM Modi, the game is developed by Indian company against the China based game PUBG, which was banned by the Indian government due to tensed relation between the two nations. The game will also enable players to ‘learn about the sacrifices of our soldiers.’ Actor Akshay Kumar had announced FAU-G in September last year who had also announced that 20 percent of the revenue generated by the FAU-G game will be donated to ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ trust.