South Korean gaming giant Crafton has invested US$5.4 million in India-based mobile game development studio Nautilus Mobile. This is Crafton’s first investment in an Indian game development studio.
“With Nautilus, we aspire to build India’s best gaming studio,” said Rajan Navani, CEO of JetSynthesis and Chairman of Nautilus Mobile. “Crafton’s investment in Nautilus will allow us to unlock the journey that we believe is just the beginning of the gaming industry moving forward,” he added.
The latest financing round will help Nautilus Mobile increase its penetration in more markets globally and broaden its scope to sports other than cricket. The company will also accelerate its growth in India and focus on improving the overall gaming infrastructure in the country.
On Nautilus’ plans to release new titles across different genres of games, Rajan Navani said, “The base building block of this partnership is the value that Crafton will bring to strengthen what we have with Real Cricket, not just Real Cricket But will also bring new titles to watch. in sports style. They are looking for a gaming studio and Nautilus is where they believe they will be able to deliver great results.”
According to Sean Hyunil Sohan, India Head, Craftin Inc., the Nautilus Mobile youth team is mission-driven to create the best cricket experience on mobile with a proven track record of creating successful cricket games. “Crafton and Nautilus share a common goal of creating more. Unique sports gaming experiences for a passionate cricket-playing Indian audience. We are committed to growing the video game ecosystem in India and this is another step in that direction.” “
About Nautilus Mobile
Nautilus Mobile was founded in 2013 and was acquired by JetSynthesys in October 2020. The company is focused on delivering an innovative and compelling experience through the dynamism and vibrancy of its in-house developed mobile games and apps.
The company is currently ranked as the top simulation-based cricket gaming franchise in the world with over 100 million downloads and 10 million monthly active users.
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