A young man from Faisalabad reportedly lost his life on Monday after he “failed to win” a game of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) online.

According to reports, the man was taken to the hospital yesterday while he was unconscious.

The family said that the boy had been playing the online game for the last six months. He lost the last stage of the game last night that had a deep effect on his mind. The exact cause of death has not yet been ascertained.


PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds popularly known as PUBG was temporarily banned in Pakistan after reports appeared that it had negative effects on the minds of the youth.