FAU-G to Launch January 26, Announces Akshay Kumar on Twitter
FAU-G will launch in India on January 26 on Republic Day. The game, which was announced shortly after the PUBG Mobile ban, has been available for pre-registration on Google Play since last month. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar tweeted the release date, along with a new trailer for the game. FAU-G was marketed as an Indian alternative to PUBG Mobile and was originally supposed to launch in October. Now, finally, there is a release date associated with the game months after PUBG Mobile was banned in the country, along with many other Chinese apps.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar tweeted that FAU-G (Fearless and United Guard) will be released on January 26. The game has been available for pre-registration only in Google play since the beginning of December, and there is no information on whether and when pre-registration will be available on the Apple App Store. The tweet also includes a trailer for the game that doesn’t really show what the game would look like. It ends with “Proudly supporting Bharat Ke Veer #AatmanirbharBharat.”
nCore Games, Bengaluru-based FAU-G developer Announced on Twitter last week that pre-registrations in India surpassed one million in less than 24 hours.
According to the description on Google Play, the game has been based on real world scenarios and “brings to life the excitement and adrenaline of a life dedicated to protecting the borders of India.” The first trailer released in October, also by Akshay Kumar, it showed the theme of the game and company co-founder Vishal Gondal said that the first level is based in Galwan Valley.
nCore Games originally planned about the game’s release in October, but that didn’t happen. The company then tweeted that FAU-G will launch in November without providing an exact date. He came in response to the ban on 118 Chinese apps in India in September, which included the popular PUBG Mobile. Gondal, at the time, said the game was in development for a few months. It plans to hit the 20 crore-user mark within a year.
nCore Games has also pledged to donate 20 percent of revenue earned from FAU-G to the government’s Bharat Ke Veer initiative.