KRAFTON India Reveals Inaugural Cohort For KRAFTON India Gaming Incubator

KRAFTON India has selected two firms named, ReDimension Games and Shura Games so far for the cohort.
KRAFTON India Reveals Inaugural Cohort For KRAFTON India Gaming Incubator
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KRAFTON India, an arm of South Korean game developer KRAFTON has announced the selection of the inaugural cohort for its recently launched KRAFTON India Gaming Incubator (KIGI). Announced in October 2023, KIGI aims to provide mentorship for game development talent in India for a duration ranging from six months to a year, as well as grants of up to $150,000.   

Over the next 6 to 12 months, these game developers will receive tailored mentorship, funding, and industry exposure to bolster their skills and contribute to India’s gaming landscape, the company said in a release. 

The selected start-ups represent a diverse range of action-adventure, cutting-edge PC, console and mobile games, showcasing the depth of creativity within India's gaming community, it said.  

With many applications received and continued interest in the programme, KIGI will continue to onboard more startups, with the upcoming second cohort larger, it said. 

Anuj Sahani, head of KRAFTON India Incubator Programme and India Publishing Advisor, said “The launch of KIGI's first cohort marks a significant milestone in our commitment to fostering the gaming ecosystem in India. It consists of some of the most promising game developers from various corners of India. The selected start-ups stand out not only for their innovative gaming concepts but also for their determination to redefine the gaming landscape." 

Headquartered in South Korea, KRAFTON, Inc. is dedicated to discovering and publishing captivating games that offer fun and unique experiences.

Established in 2007, KRAFTON is home to globally renowned developers that include PUBG STUDIOS, Striking Distance Studios, Unknown Worlds, VECTOR NORTH, Neon Giant, KRAFTON Montréal Studio, Bluehole Studio, RisingWings, 5minlab, Dreamotion, ReLU Games, and Flyway Games.  

KRAFTON has invested over $150 million in several Indian start-ups in the field of interactive entertainment, gaming, Esports, and technology. 

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