The directors of PUBG India Private Limited are Kumar Krishnan Iyer and Hyunil Sohn. The company was incorporated on November 21, 2020 in Karnataka with a paid up capital of Rs 5 lakh and authorised capital of Rs15 lakh as subsidiary of foreign company. Iyer is also the director of eight other companies including Accuweather India Private Limited.
PUBG Corporation, creator of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and subsidiary of South Korea’s Krafton Inc will be launching PUBG MOBILE INDIA soon. It will be a new game created specifically for the Indian market.
(The company details of PUBG India Private Limited that is publicly available on the website of Ministry of Corporate Affairs.)
So, what can you expect from the new Indian version of the game? “Various aspects of the game will be customized for Indian gamers, such as the game now being set in a virtual simulation training ground, new characters automatically starting clothed, and green hit effects to reflect the virtual nature of the game. More importantly, the company will include a feature that places restrictions on game time to promote healthy gameplay habits for younger players,” it explained
The PUBG India Private Limited company is said to hire over 100 employees specializing in business, esports, and game development. In addition to establishing a local office, the company will look to actively collaborate and leverage local businesses to strengthen its gaming service.
The company also announced plans to make investments worth $100 million in India to cultivate the local video game, esports, entertainment, and IT industries.