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PUBG Banned in Jordan

Jordan banned PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS on July 4, according to multiple media reports.

The nation's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority posted a statement to its website and mentioned it had received "many comments and complaints from a large number of citizens and some concerned authorities about the negative impact of the game.”

The TRC also claimed part of its decision was based on a World Health Organization that called PUBG a violent game that leads to addiction and social isolation -- a report no media outlet reporting on the ban (including this one) has been able to verify.

The country is reportedly looking to ban six more games, including Fortnite. It's not known whether they can stop people who have already bought PUBG or just stop platforms from selling the game going forward.

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