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Krafton plans to launch over 30 games by 2026 to drive future growth on its transition into global publisher
Krafton has released its financial report for the third quarter ended September 30. The South Korean publisher reported strong sales, also detailing its pipeline and plans to become a global game publisher.
Glen Schofield leaves Striking Distance Studios following commercial failure of The Callisto Protocol
Industry veteran Glen Schofield is leaving Striking Distance, a studio he founded to develop The Callisto Protocol. The game, which was supposed to become a spiritual successor to Dead Space, missed Krafton’s expectations.
PUBG maker Krafton partners with Ironmace Games to develop Dark and Darker Mobile
The situation around Dark and Darker has taken an unexpected turn. Although the legal fight between Ironmace Games and publisher Nexon is not yet over, PUBG maker Krafton is now considering creating a mobile game based on this IP.
India lifts ban on Battlegrounds Mobile India, announces three-month trial approval
Battlegrounds Mobile India, the Indian version of PUBG Mobile, has been approved to be relaunched in the country. This follows a 10-month ban the Indian government has imposed on the game over national security concerns.
Krafton honored for its contribution to South Korea’ economy as its export revenue hits $1 billion
Krafton has been awarded by the South Korean government for its contribution to the development of the national economy. The PUBG maker was the only game company with such a large share of export revenue.
India blocks Krafton’s Battlegrounds Mobile India over national security concerns
Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), a separate version of PUBG Mobile, has been banned in India due to its data sharing in China. This came after Krafton announced its plans to increase its investments in the country’s games market.
PUBG maker Krafton already invested $100 million in India, plans to double that amount in 2022
Krafton has been building up its presence in the Indian market after relaunching PUBG Mobile in the country last year. The company has already invested $100 million in local startups, planning to double that amount this year.
Film about PUBG-like game released in China to good reviews, but Krafton considering legal actions
Biubiubiu (硬汉枪神) is a new Chinese film about a streamer who forms an esports team with his friends. A video game presented in the movie is very similar to PUBG. That’s why Krafton is now considering legal actions against its creators.
Report: PUBG maker Krafton working on The Witcher-styled dark fantasy RPG
Krafton is now reportedly developing its new game based on The Bird That Drinks Tears, a series of Korean fantasy novels. The developer has high hopes for the project. The plan is to grow the IP into something similar to what CDPR has done with The Witcher franchise.
Battlegrounds Mobile India reaches 2.4 million peak concurrent players in just 10 days since launch
It’s been almost a year since PUBG Mobile was banned in India. Krafton finally managed to re-release it as Battlegrounds Mobile India less than two weeks ago, and the game has already reached its first milestones.