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Everything we know about The Callisto Protocol

The Callisto Protocol is an upcoming spiritual successor to Dead Space. Here's everything we know about it, including its release date, platforms, and more.
Tags: Gaming, Horror, Trends, Krafton, Striking Distance Studios, The Callisto Protocol


PUBG Developer Suing Multiple Companies, Including Apple, Over Copycat Games - IGN

PUBG developer Krafton has filed a lawsuit against mobile developer Garena, as well as both Apple and Google, over two mobile games that the developer believes copy its popular online shooter. #garena #shooter #pubg #krafton #ign
Tags: Apple, Google, Garena, PUBG, Krafton


PUBG’s developer is suing Apple, Google, and the developer of lucrative PUBG lookalike Free Fire

PUBG-maker Krafton filed a big lawsuit Monday: it’s suing the developer of two mobile games that it accuses of copying PUBG: Battlegrounds, the hit PC battle royale shooter, and it’s suing Apple... #pubg #battlegrounds #krafton #appstores
Tags: Apple, Apple Google, PUBG, Krafton


PUBG makers bring lawsuit against copycat game, plus Apple and Google

Krafton alleges infringement of PUBG by Garena Online, Google Play, and App Store #garenaonline #appstorekrafton #copycatgame #googlekrafton #pubg
Tags: Apple, Google, PUBG, Krafton, Garena Online Google


PUBG Maker Sues Apple and Google for Not Removing Clone Apps

Krafton, developer popular online battle game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG, has sued Apple, Google, and gaming company Garena over PUBG clone apps that copy PUBG gameplay, reports Reuters. The lawsuit accuses Garena of creating PUBG clones called "Free Fire" and "Free Fire Max," which originated in Singapore and were later released in the United States. Apple and Google are named in the lawsuit for selling the "blatantly infringing version" of PUBG that was created by Garena.As set ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Ipad, Mac, Singapore, United States, Rumors, Epic Games, Reuters, Apple Google, NetEase, Garena, U S Apple, Fortnite


Game Maker Says Apple, Google Selling Rip-offs in New Lawsuit

The maker of the popular game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" says in a new U.S. lawsuit that a Singapore-based company made rip-off versions of its game, and Apple and Google have refused to stop selling them. From a report: Krafton alleged Monday in a Los Angeles federal court complaint that Garena Online's "Free Fire" games copy several copyrighted aspects of PUBG: Battlegrounds, including its game structure and in-game items, equipment, and locations. Released in 2017, Battlegrounds was one ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Singapore, Los Angeles, Tech, Apple Google, Garena, Sea Ltd, Krafton, Garena Online, Warzone Korea, Krafton Apple


PUBG: Battlegrounds is going free-to-play

The original PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is moving to a free-to-play model beginning January 12st, 2022, developer Krafton announced at The Game Awards Thursday. PUBG has been a paid game... #battlegrounds #krafton #towerdefensegame #epicgames #pubg #playerunknown #thegameawards
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PUBG: New State Officially Released Globally

Krafton, the mind behind PUBG, has finally gone ahead and released PUBG: New State around the world. The game is now available on Google Play Store, App Store, and Galaxy Store and can be... #galaxystore #newstate
Tags: New State, PUBG, Krafton, Google Play Store App Store


PUBG: New State releases globally for Android and iOS devices [Updated]

PUBG: New State releases globally for Android and iOS devices It’s finally here. Update: November 10, 10:49 PM – Krafton has delayed the release of PUBG: New State by two hours to 06:00... #newstate #ios #googleplaystore #krafton #sequel #android
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Battlegrounds Mobile India players can compete in the e-sports program of Asian Games 2022

South Korean video game company Krafton on Tuesday announced that Indian players will be able to qualify for the official esports programme of the Asian Games, 2022, via Battlegrounds Mobile India. The Asian Games is a multi-sport event that’s held every four years, in which Asia’s best athletes compete. The Asian Games first paved the way for e-sports representation with its inclusion as a demonstration sport in 2018. [Via]
Tags: Asia, Business, News, Online Gaming, Krafton, Battlegrounds Mobile India


A $20 Billion Company's Future Hinges on The New PUBG

The game formerly known as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds accounts for 97% of the revenue of its maker Krafton. Given that the Seoul-based company is valued at almost $20 billion, we have a rough estimate for how much this single game is worth, according to the stock market. A good chunk of that value is in the potential that title holds for expansion. From a report: Krafton has staked its future on making PUBG -- no longer an abbreviation but a brand for a wider intellectual property franchise -...
Tags: Apple, Google, Tech, Seoul, PUBG, Krafton, Krafton Given


Upcoming PUBG game is being developed on Unreal Engine 5: report

The developers of the PUBG mobile survival gaming franchise are reportedly availing Unreal Engine 5 for its upcoming instalment.It is no secret that the sequel of the acclaimed is in development. The project rumoured to be titled PUBG 2, is expected to be released next year provided there are no obstacles in the team’s way.The company, as of this moment, has not announced the release date and title for the project.A Twitter user by the name of PlayerIGN has come up with rumours about the upcomin...
Tags: Tech, Nvidia, Sci-tech, PUBG, PUBG Corporation, Krafton, ScienceTechnology – ARY NEWS, PUBG Amsterdam, WIP Krafton


PlayerUnknown Leaves PUBG, Starts New Studio for Open-World Games

PUBG is an awkward acronym that stands for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, one of the first big battle royale titles. But now, PlayerUnknown himself, Brendan Greene, is leaving and starting his own independent studio. MORE: Mortal Kombat Legends Creators Explain the Fan-Driven Memey Cameo This new studio will be called PlayerUnknown Productions and will be based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Although he is not entirely breaking away from Krafton, developer of PUBG, as the company will have a minorit...
Tags: Games, Movies, Amsterdam Netherlands, Greene, ARMA, Video Game News, Jonathan Frakes, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Brendan Greene, PUBG, Krafton, PlayerUnknown Productions, Greene Today


Indian storytelling platform Pratilipi raises $48 million led by gaming giant Krafton

Pratilipi, an Indian startup that operates an online storytelling platform to enable writers to share their work in various formats, said on Wednesday it has raised a $48 million financing round led by Krafton. South Korean gaming giant Krafton led the Series D round for the seven-year-old Bangalore-based startup, bringing its to-date raise to $78.8 million. Existing investor Omidyar Network India as well as scores of high-profile entrepreneurs including Pratilipi chief executive Ranjeet Pratap ...
Tags: Apps, Asia, India, Funding, Tech, Vodafone, Nexus Venture Partners, Bangalore, Singh, Amit Agarwal, Mekin Maheshwari, Unacademy, Hemesh Singh, Pratilipi, Krafton, Omidyar Network India


South Korea's Krafton, Maker of Hit Game 'PUBG', Slashes IPO Target by a Quarter

By Heekyong Yang and Jihoon LeeSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Krafton, the company behind blockbuster video game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" (...
Tags: South Korea, Heekyong Yang, Krafton, Krafton Maker, Jihoon LeeSEOUL Reuters South Korea


South Korean Game Developer Krafton Lowers IPO Target

SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korean game developer Krafton Inc has made a downward revision to its planned initial public offering (IPO) and now aims to...
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Hit game PUBG Mobile returns to India with scores of questions

Krafton, which filed for an IPO earlier this week, has built a gigantic gaming empire. If the firm is able to raise the target $5 billion from the IPO it will be the largest public offering in its home country, South Korea. The firm has something to celebrate elsewhere in the world, too. On Thursday, it pulled off another feat that no other firm has been able to achieve: Its sleeper hit title, PUBG Mobile, has made a return to India, which banned the title more than nine months ago. The world’s ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Gaming, Apps, Asia, South Korea, China, Ipo, India, Tech, Alibaba, Tencent, Mobile Gaming, New Delhi, South Asia


South Korea's Krafton to Launch $5 Billion Plus IPO Next Week, Sources Say

By Scott Murdoch and Heekyong YangHONG KONG/SEOUL (Reuters) - Krafton, the company behind blockbuster video game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (...
Tags: South Korea, Scott Murdoch, Krafton, Heekyong YangHONG KONG SEOUL Reuters Krafton


PUBG Mobile said to relaunch in India as Battlegrounds Mobile

Krafton, the South Korean developer of PUBG Mobile, said on Thursday that it is bringing back the popular gaming title to India under the brand name ‘Battlegrounds Mobile India.’ The new title, which uses the color scheme of the Indian flag and is largely a replica of PUBG Mobile, will offer “a world class AAA multiplayer” and free-to-play gaming experience on mobile devices, it said. The developer said it will open pre-registration for Battlegrounds Mobile India ahead of its launch in the count...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, Vpn, New Delhi, Rishi Alwani, PUBG Mobile, Krafton, IGN India, Battlegrounds Mobile India


PUBG Mobile said to relaunch in India

Krafton, the South Korean developer of PUBG Mobile, said on Thursday that it is bringing back the popular gaming title to India under the brand name ‘Battlegrounds Mobile India.’ The new title, which uses the color scheme of the Indian flag and is largely a replica of PUBG Mobile, will offer “a world class AAA multiplayer” and free-to-play gaming experience on mobile devices, it said. The developer said it will open pre-registration for Battlegrounds Mobile India “soon” ahead of its launch in th...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, Vpn, New Delhi, Rishi Alwani, PUBG Mobile, Tiktok, Krafton, IGN India, Battlegrounds Mobile India


PUBG Mobile to relaunch as Battlegrounds Mobile in India

Krafton, the South Korean developer of PUBG Mobile, said on Thursday that it is bringing back the popular gaming title to India under the brand name ‘Battlegrounds Mobile India.’ The new title, which uses the color scheme of the Indian flag and is largely a replica of PUBG Mobile, will offer “a world class AAA multiplayer” and free-to-play gaming experience on mobile devices, it said. The developer said it will open pre-registration for Battlegrounds Mobile India “soon” ahead of its launch in th...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, Vpn, New Delhi, Rishi Alwani, PUBG Mobile, Tiktok, Krafton, IGN India, Battlegrounds Mobile India


PUBG owner teases a new Battle Royale mobile game for India

South Korea’s Krafton Inc — rights holders of the PlayerUnknown’s BattleGround (PUBG) game — released a teaser for a new game called Battlegrounds Mobile India specially made for the country. Last September, the Indian government banned PUBG and 118 other Chinese apps over data security concerns. The IP holding company tried to distance itself from China-based Tencent, the distributors of the game in India, in order to get the ban lifted. Two months later, Krafton said that it aims to bring the ...
Tags: Startups, South Korea, China, India, Tencent, Battle Royale, PUBG, Plugged, Krafton, Krafton Inc, Battlegrounds Mobile India


PUBG Mobile-developer invests $22.4 million in India’s Nodwin Gaming

Krafton, the developer of popular gaming title PUBG Mobile, has invested $22.4 million in Indian esports firm Nodwin Gaming, the two firms said Tuesday as the South Korean firm looks to maintain some presence in what was once its key overseas market. Nodwin Gaming, backed by local gaming giant Nazara, has established itself as one of the largest esports firms in India. The Gurgaon-headquartered firm today works with several firms including Blizzard Entertainment, Valve, Riot Games, ESL to help t...
Tags: Gaming, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Funding, Africa, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Asia India, Corporate Development, Nazara, PUBG Mobile, Krafton, Nodwin Gaming


The little-known videogame studio that created the cult game PUBG is planning an IPO that could take its value to a whopping $27 billion, report says

TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP via Getty Images The video-game studio behind cult game PUBG is planning an IPO in 2021, Bloomberg reported.South Korean Krafton Inc's planned IPO could value the company as much as $27 billion. The CEO plans to release three more games based on or related to PUBG by 2022.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The South Korean video-game studio that created the smash game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or "PUBG," is planning an IPO in the second half of 2021...
Tags: South Korea, Ipo, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Kim, Goldman, Ray Dalio, Bloomberg He, PUBG, Tauseef Mustafa, Kim Chang, Krafton, Shalini Nagarajan, Krafton Inc, Kraton Kim


The little-known video game studio that created the smash hit 'PUBG' is planning an IPO that could take its value to a whopping $27 billion, report says

TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP via Getty Images The video game studio behind "PUBG" is planning an initial public offering in 2021, Bloomberg reported.Bloomberg noted a recent estimate that an IPO could value the South Korean company Krafton Inc. as high as $27 billion.The company's CEO plans to release three more games based on or related to "PUBG" by 2022.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The South Korean video game studio that created the smash hit "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,"...
Tags: South Korea, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Kim, Goldman, Ray Dalio, Bloomberg Bloomberg, Bloomberg He, PUBG, Tauseef Mustafa, Kim Chang, Krafton, Shalini Nagarajan, Krafton Inc, Eugene Investment Securities


PUBG India yet to get MEITY clearance: Report

PUBG Mobile is yet to receive clearance from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for its relaunch in India, DNA reported. A MEITY official told  InsideSport, “Any banned entity can’t operate just by floating new company. This even TikTok or anyone else can do. They will have to get permissions from MEITY to operate once again in India”. Despite announcing its re-launch earlier this month, the government’s ban of the mobile gaming app still stands. In early November, Krafton Ga...
Tags: Travel, News, Microsoft, India, Tencent, Bengaluru, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, MeitY, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, PUBG, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile, PUBG Ban, Krafton, Krafton Game Union, PUBG India


Is a new game and $100M investment enough for South Korea’s PUBG to return to India?

South Korea-based PUBG Corporation, which runs sleeper hit gaming title PUBG Mobile, announced last week that it plans to return to India, its largest market by users. But its announcement did not address a key question: Is India, which banned the app in September, on the same page? The company says it will locally store Indian users’ data, open a local office and release a new game created especially for the world’s second-largest internet market. To sweeten the deal, PUBG Corporation also plan...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, South Korea, Microsoft, Government, China, India, Tech, Tencent, Fortnite, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, PUBG, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile, Krafton


PUBG Mobile adds ‘India’ to name, censors in-game gore in a bid to relaunch after ban

PUBG Mobile will be relaunched in India after being banned in September, Krafton Inc., the South Korean owner of the PUBG brand announced in a on Thursday. The version of the app that was banned in India was published by Chinese company Tencent, which has lost the rights to the game in India. Now, Krafton’s subsidiary PUBG Corporation is going it alone in India, and says it will invest US$100 million (~₹747 crore) to hire employees in the country and host “India-exclusive esports events”. This...
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PUBG announces India return with new game and $100 million investment

PUBG Mobile will make its return to India in a new avatar, parent company PUBG Corporation said on Thursday. TechCrunch reported last week that the South Korean gaming firm was plotting its return to the world’s second largest internet market two months after its marquee title was banned by the country. The new game, called PUBG Mobile India, has been specially created for users in India, PUBG Corporation said. It did not share when it plans to release the title. Additionally, the company — and ...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Azure Microsoft, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, Daniel Ahmad, PUBG Corp, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile


PUBG announces India return plan with new game and $100 million investment

PUBG Mobile plans to return in India in a new avatar, parent company PUBG Corporation said on Thursday. TechCrunch reported last week that the South Korean gaming firm was plotting its return to the world’s second largest internet market two months after its marquee title was banned by the country. The new game, called PUBG Mobile India, has been specially created for users in India, PUBG Corporation said. It did not share when it plans to release the title. Additionally, the company — and its p...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Azure Microsoft, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, Daniel Ahmad, PUBG Corp, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile