How to install Battlegrounds Mobile India on PC

With Battlegrounds Mobile India going into an official release, many players are ready to finally enjoy the game without having any sorts of issues. However, there is always a group of people who enjoy playing mobiles games on larger screens, not to mention better controls. Now, of course, this isn’t anything new as they have been playing PUBG Mobile with the help of emulators. Let’s take a look at how to install Battlegrounds Mobile India on PC.

There are many reasons why people use emulators. Probably their mobile device isn’t able to run the desired app or game properly, or they just feel that using the mouse and keyboard allows for better controls or, it could also be that they enjoy using the mobile apps on a bigger screen as if it were a tablet. Whatever the reason may be, here is a guide on how to install BGMI on PC.

How to Play Battlegrounds Mobile India on PC

Although there is already a PUBG PC available, it is not available in India after the ban. And since the PUBG Mobile aka BGMI is more popular than the PC version because you will get to play with many players and it is free while the PC version is paid. PUBG Mobile was available on some emulators but the new BGMI is yet to be added on emulators, but you can still play BGMI on PC. So, if you like to play Battleground Mobile India on your PC check out the step-by-step guide.

Battlegrounds Mobile India

The game is being developed by Krafton and was originally released in early access. Users had to pre-register for the game to be able to join the early access program. You can read all about the game by heading here. The BGMI stable release is now official on the Play Store and anyone can download the game from Play Store.

Step 1: Download the Emulator

There are quite many Android emulators for Windows. However, there are only Android emulators that you will be able to install and play Battlegrounds Mobile India easily- Bluestacks and the MSI App Player. You can download the emulators from their respective websites.

Step 2: Install the Emulator on PC

  1. Copy the downloaded Bluestack installer to your PC and run the installer.
  2. It will now begin an additional 350 MB download.
  3. When the download completes, the installation will begin. If you have any issues during the installation, turn off your antivirus temporarily.
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  4. Now, that you’ve got Bluestacks installed and running on your PC, open the Google PlayStore in the Bluestacks emulator.
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  5. It will ask you to sign in with your Google account.
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  6. Once you’ve signed in, search for Battlegrounds Mobile India or BGMI and install it.
  7. Fire up the game to give it permissions to download the additional files.
    How to Install BGMI on PC
  8. Now, complete the sign-in process to log in to the game.
  9. And that is it, You should be able to easily play BGMI on PC without any issues whatsoever.
    How to Install BGMI on PC
  10. You can map all the buttons directly from the emulator to enjoy easy controls.

Some users reported that it gives ‘the device not supported‘ error. And if you also get the error, then you should know this error would occur when Bluestacks wasn’t allotted more than 1200 MB of RAM. And as you know new BGMI game requires at least 4GB RAM for smooth game experience, so allot enough amount of RAM. Once you have allotted the RAM, you should be able to run the game quite fine. Also, ensure that you are using the latest version of Bluestacks 5 player. Bluestacks themselves have stated that they are the first and only Android emulator that supports Battlegrounds Mobile India.

Install BGMI on PC using MSI App Player

While the Battleground Mobile India runs fine on BlueStacks, one can also expect the MSI App player to be able to install & play the BGMI game. Since the MSI App player is based on BlueStacks you can expect to play Battlegrounds Mobile India easily. The MSI App Player is just a reskinned BlueStacks App Player. The only difference is that it has MSI branding all over and a dedicated Game-search page that shows off a few MSI advertisements.

How to Install BGMI on PC


So far with Nox Player, there doesn’t seem to support Battlegrounds Mobile India as of now. Though we might see support for the BGMI game and many other games at a later date. It might also depend on the emulator’s popularity as well. Considering that BlueStacks has a huge market share as compared to other Android Emulators.


Since the game has just gone into an official release, we could expect other emulators such as Nox Player and other bootable Android OSs such as RemixOS to be able to support installing and running of Battlegrounds Mobile India.

So that’s all on how to install and play Battlegrounds Mobile India on PC. Let us know if the game is available on other platforms, we will be happy to add more on list.

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