Unique: Krafton Gives Clarification on Chairman’s Statements about PUBG Cellular India


Chairman of Krafton, Chang Byung-gyu’s quote to Seoul Financial Day by day was publicized by many information retailers earlier yesterday.  In an unique remark to AFK Gaming, a Krafton consultant has since clarified that the message was misinterpreted and added that Krafton’s unique quote was as follows. “We’re awaiting for Indian authorities’s consideration and resolution on our subsequent plan with PUBG within the area.” He added that Krafton’s stance has all the time been the identical and that they’re making an attempt to carry the sport again to the nation as quickly as attainable. There isn’t a official phrase on when or if the sport will likely be efficiently introduced again, however the firm has said that it’s working in the direction of it.

Krafton is At present Specializing in the New App Solely Designed for India

Upon being requested whether or not this assertion applies to PUBG Cellular, PUBG PC and even the upcoming PUBG: New State, Krafton said that it was presently focussing on the “new app solely designed for India,” indicating that the corporate’s focus continues to be on PUBG Cellular India, 

“For now, we at Krafton are focusing closely on providing the service on the brand new app solely designed for India.”

PUBG Cellular India was introduced in November 2020 together with a $100 Million USD funding by Krafton with the target of cultivating the native online game, esports, leisure, and IT industries in India. The brand new app was set to characteristic a number of new options like the sport being set in a digital simulation coaching floor, new characters mechanically beginning clothed, inexperienced hit results, and restricted sport time for youthful gamers. Nevertheless, PUBG Cellular India stays unreleased for now.

Krafton Inc lately introduced its new sport PUBG: New State, which excluded India as one in every of its preliminary launch areas. The Hindi model of the official web site was lately found, however we’ve to attend for an replace from Krafton to know when India will get entry to PUBG Cellular or PUBG: New State.

Earlier immediately Krafton’s Head-Company Improvement Sean Hyunil Sohn talked about how essential the Indian market is on the India Gaming Convention 2021. On being requested in regards to the attainable re-entry of PUBG Cellular in India by Akshat Rathee (co-founder of NODWIN Gaming), Sohn said, “I can’t actually inform a timing as a result of we do not know but. However what I can inform you is that we care in regards to the Indian market tremendously, and that is why I get to know you, and I get to know numerous pals within the Indian gaming business. So positively, we’ll work onerous to make it occur.”

Krafton has been working actively with the Indian esports neighborhood lately, together with a latest partnership with NODWIN Gaming to broadcast the PUBG International Invitational.S occasion as properly a brand new nation supervisor being appointed for India with a full operations staff.

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Disclosure: NODWIN Gaming is a minority investor in and a shopper of AFK Gaming.


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