BGMI Esports YouTube Channel Renamed to Krafton India Esports
Krafton, the South Korean game developer, has recently made waves in the gaming industry with its highly anticipated announcement of Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) returning to the Indian market after a 10-month hiatus. In the midst of this excitement, Krafton has surprised mobile gamers by renaming the official Instagram and YouTube handle of Battlegrounds Mobile India Esports to Krafton India Esports, sparking considerable speculation and curiosity within the Indian gaming community.
A recent 21-second video released on Krafton Inc.’s official YouTube channel showcased the new name change, revealing the transformation of the channel dedicated to Battlegrounds Mobile India Esports to Krafton India Esports. The video featured popular characters from various games, including Road to Valor: Empires and New State Mobile, along with those from the beloved title, Battlegrounds Mobile India.
This sudden renaming of the channel, which was previously solely dedicated to BGMI, has raised questions among fans. Many are now wondering whether the developer harbors any doubts about the long-term prospects of the title in the Indian gaming market.
Kraton India Focuses on the Esports with Multiple Games
As the anticipated unban of BGMI approaches in the coming days, the focus shifts to how the game, alongside Krafton’s other offerings, can contribute to the growth of Indian esports.
Road to Valor: Empires, a PvP game launched in March 2023, has seen tremendous support from the gaming community, with popular organization S8UL even collaborating with it. Many prominent Battlegrounds Mobile India YouTubers and streamers have explored this game, resulting in substantial viewership and the organization of esports tournaments.
Similarly, New State Mobile has experienced a significant surge in its player base since the suspension of BGMI. Renowned streamers and top-tier BGMI esports players have actively participated in New State Mobile’s esports tournaments over the past few months, propelling it to become one of the most played battle royale titles in the country.
These developments have possibly prompted Krafton to consider organizing official tournaments for Road to Valor: Empires and New State Mobile in India as well. However, the developer has yet to make any official confirmation regarding the dates and timings of these events.
As the Indian gaming community eagerly awaits the return of BGMI, the renaming of the official esports handle hints at potential strategic shifts within Krafton. Only time will reveal how these changes will shape the future of Krafton India Esports and its endeavors in the thriving Indian gaming and esports landscape.