PUBG Mobile parent ‘Krafton’ invests $22.4mn in Indian e-sports major Nodwin Gaming
It’s been months since PUBG Mobile was banned in India, and avid players still mourn the loss of their favorite pass time all the time. Over this time, Indian users of the game have received tons of news regarding its re-entry in the country-some good, some bad. Today’s announcement falls into the former category, as PUBG Mobile Developer Krafton has invested $22.4 million in Indian esports firm Nodwin Gaming. Moreover, it vowed to invest $100 million in the country to “to cultivate the local video game, e-sports, entertainment, and IT industries”. Nodwin Gaming is an e-sports firm based in India, and has managed to form partnerships with some of the biggest companies in the gaming world, including Blizzard Entertainment, Valve, Riot Games and ESL.