Game developer

Krafton invests $5.4 million in Indian sports game developer

Krafton, a South Korean gaming giant behind the global hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), announced Thursday that it has invested $5.4 million in Indian sports game developer Nautilus Mobile.

This is Krafton’s first investment in an Indian game development studio.

Nautilus is a sports game developer that has developed a cricket game franchise. “Real Cricket” has been downloaded over 100 million times worldwide and has over 10 million monthly active users.

Established in 2007, Krafton became a major contender in the global gaming market following the launch of PUBG in 2017, reports Yonhap news agency.

The Battle Royale game, in which users fight to be the last person alive, has been hugely popular around the world, with Krafton selling over 75 million copies of the game for computers and consoles.

The mobile version of the game has racked up over a billion downloads worldwide, excluding China.


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