KRAFTON Announces India-Themed Mobile Game Garuda Saga: Pre-Registration Live
KRAFTON India, one of the leading game developers and publishers, in partnership with Alchemist Games, a mobile game development studio based in South Korea, has announced its first India-themed mobile game called Garuda Saga.
The pre-registration for the game has been announced for both Android and iOS users, available to download via Google Play and Apple App Store.
Garuda Saga falls under the genre of roguelike adventure game, which is a type of role-playing game that is characterized by its dungeon crawl mechanism.
Pre-Registration Live for Garuda Saga: Krafton's First-Ever, India-Themed Mobile Game
The title of this mobile game speaks volumes about its connection to Indian mythology. Garuda is a Hindu deity described as the king of birds and popularly depicted as the mount of the Hindu god Vishnu.
As per the developers, Garuda Saga will offer players an immersive plot, a rich world to choose from, and the ability to shape their destiny. The combination of which will make it stand out in the roguelike genre.
In the game, players will take on the role of Garuda, who is a hero out on a quest to help King Allu escape from the depths of hell. The character is armed with only a bow and arrow, with the ability to harness more skills and powers by defeating enemies.
Being a roguelike mobile game, players can expect a lot of hack-and-slash action with various weapons, fast-paced combat, and some progression-based system.
Garuda Saga will consist of 19 immersive chapters, each chapter having up to 15 multi-wave levels. This means that players can expect to play approximately 285 levels in total across all chapters of the mobile game.
Those who pre-register will receive a couple of rewards from the developers. This includes a special pet and award, along with a unique starter pack which will be available upon the game's release exclusively for the Indian users.
Anuj Sahani - Head of Krafton Incubator Program & Garuda Saga Lead, said, "We are delighted to bring Garuda Saga to our Indian audiences, a unique mobile game that intricately weaves together thrilling gameplay with rich Indian narrative. The game redefines the roguelike genre with its immersive plot, fun gameplay mechanics, and special modes and updates. Garuda Saga marks yet another milestone in KRAFTON's commitment to delivering culturally resonant and immersive gaming experiences for the Indian gaming community. We hope players have fun exploring and shaping their destiny in a unique and richly diverse virtual world.”
Adding to this, Kipum Jun - CEO of Alchemist Games, said, "We are thrilled to bring Garuda Saga to the Indian gaming community, offering gamers a truly immersive and captivating experience. In crafting Garuda Saga, we aimed to transcend the typical roguelike genre by infusing it with a rich plot, depth, and visually stunning challenges. Collaborating with KRAFTON has been instrumental in realizing this vision, enabling us to push the boundaries of storytelling and gameplay. We can't wait for players to embark on this epic adventure and discover the magic we've woven into every aspect of Garuda Saga.”
The developers think that Garuda Saga will be a mobile game that will cater to both hardcore and casual gamers. it promises to be a visually stunning and captivating adventure, as players through Garuda's character seek to reclaim his mentor's kingdom while simultaneously unveiling the secrets of his past.
More information about the game will be released in the due course of time. It will be interesting to see how the title further develops and whether it can live up to the expectations of Indian gamers.