After months of anticipation, Krafton has finally announced the imminent return of its popular battle royale title Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI). Although the game is not yet available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store, Krafton stated that it will be “available to download soon.” Krafton CEO Sean Hyunil Sohn expressed his gratitude to the Indian gaming community for their unwavering support and patience during this time.
Krafton CEO Announces BGMI’s Return
In a recent statement, Sohn extended his thanks to the Indian authorities for granting permission to resume operations for BGMI. He emphasized Krafton’s belief in the power of gaming to bring people together and create unforgettable experiences. Sohn underlined the company’s commitment to delivering exceptional products and services to Indian users and beyond, expressing eagerness to continue their journey together.
The release by Krafton also emphasized the company’s deep commitment to the Indian gaming ecosystem. Krafton aims to invest in the Indian gaming industry, foster growth and innovation within the ecosystem. They collaborate with local developers to advance technological advancements. Sohn highlighted the importance of augmenting technology developments in India and providing skilling and employment opportunities for Indian talent.
Krafton has been actively investing in the Indian gaming & IT industries, with plans to invest $100 million USD in India. The company has already invested close to $86 million in various Indian companies. Notable investments include NODWIN Gaming, Loco, Pratilipi, and FRND, showcasing their commitment.
BGMI has gained immense popularity since its launch, surpassing 100 million cumulative users in just over a year. The game played a vital role in establishing a robust Esports ecosystem in India. In hosting India-centric events and providing tailored content. BGMI made history by becoming the first Esports event to be broadcasted on mainstream television in India. It attracted a massive viewership of 200 million.
Although an exact release date for BGMI has not been confirmed in the statement, indications suggest that the highly anticipated return is imminent. Krafton’s commitment to the Indian gaming community and their investment in the Indian gaming ecosystem reaffirm their dedication to delivering a top-notch gaming experience.