South Korean video game holding company and PUBG Mobile developer, Krafton Inc, has invested INR 164 crore, into Indian gaming company and esports, Nodwin Gaming. We all know that PUBG Mobile is still banned in India, but still, Krafton wants to make its presence in the country. Nodwin Gaming is one of the largest Indian esports firms and it is an affiliate of Nazara.
Previously, Nodwin has worked with the likes of Valve, Blizzard Entertainment, ESL and Riot Games to host tournaments, produce content, provide commentary, etc. Recently, they are expanded to Africa to grow their international markets.
Nodwin and Krafton have worked together previously as well. Now, they both have announced that they will be working together to hold two PUBG Mobile tournaments in Asia.
Recently, Krafton announced the PUBG New State for iOS and Android devices. However, this game will not release in India. Also, it was come to know that the official website has some Hindi code, which might be a sign for release in India. Still, Krafton is focused to bring PUBG Mobile back to India again. It has already made the initiation by announcing that it had longer tie-ups with Chinese publisher Tencent.
The Chief Executive of Krafton said that “Krafton is interested in partnering with Nodwin Gaming in order to support the promising esports ecosystem and involve with players and fans in India. With the help of this partnership, we will discover further investment opportunities in India to uphold our dedication and commitment to promoting esports, local video game, tech industries, and entertainment.