In just a week from launch, FAU-G became the top free game on India’s PlayStore, with over 5 million people downloading the game to try it out.
Much of the game’s hype can be attributed to PUBG Mobile’s existing players — as many people were unable to play PUBG Mobile due to the government’s decision to permanently ban the game back in January.
FAU-G received mixed reviews from players, with an average 3-star rating on the Play Store.
Many reviewers stated that the game felt “incomplete” and “just awful” compared to PUBG Mobile, some even coming up with memes of the game — setting off a #FAUG trending hashtag on Twitter.
Despite much negative reviews, many were supportive of the game — proudly stating that it is a “product of India”.