The much-awaited mobile action game Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G) has launched on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day. Akshay Kumar, writing on social media, says, “Face the enemy. Fight for your country. Protect Our Flag. India’s most anticipated action game, Fearless and United Guard: FAU-G takes you to the frontlines and beyond! Start your mission today.”
First episode based on Galwan Valley
Akshay has also shared a trailer of the game. Its first episode is based on a clash in Galwan Valley in Ladakh. Further episodes will also be based on the backdrop of the Indian war. FAU-G is developed by Bangalore-based company N-core Games, owned by Dayanidhi MG. The COO of this company is Ganesh Hande.
Face the enemy. Fight for your country. Protect Our Flag. India’s most anticipated action game, Fearless and United Guards: FAU-G takes you to the frontlines and beyond! Start your mission today.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 26, 2021
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Over 1 million downloads on play store
According to the reports, more than 50 lakh registrations of FAU-G have been done on Google Play Store. 10 lakh of these were done in just 24 hours during pre-launching. As of now, the game has been downloaded by more than a million users. In a conversation, N-core Games CEO Vishal Gondal said, “FAU-G is trying to show how Indian soldiers live and how they fight for us on the border.”
How much was the PUBG business?
PUB-G had around 600 million downloads worldwide and 50 million active players, including millions of youngsters from India. In the first half of last year, the game had a turnover of around 9371 crores worldwide. While its lifetime collection was 22,457 crores.
It was the most downloaded game in India before it was banned in September 2020. It was installed by around 175 million people. FAU-G is seen as a replacement for PUBG.
Competitors of FAU-G
As of now, some features of the game are locked. The game will also add multiplayer and Battle Royale modes in the future. There are already many popular Battle Royale games like this on Google Play and App Store, including some big names like Call of Duty: Mobile, Modern Combat 5: Blackout (First Person Shooter), Modern War (online only strategy game), Afterpulse (third-person multiplayer shooter), Warface: Global Operations (first-person shooter), Fortnite (Battle Royale available at Epic Games), Garena Free Fire (Battle Royale), Cyber Hunter (Battle Royale) etc.