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PUBG parent company Krafton brings Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin as a board member

The developer of the wildly popular game announced on Tuesday that it was appointing four new board members.

Krafton is also reportedly working on PUBG Mobile India. Krafton is also reportedly working on PUBG Mobile India.
Krafton is also reportedly working on PUBG Mobile India. (Krafton)

Krafton, the Korean company behind the successful three-year-old mobile and desktop shooter game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) announced on Tuesday that it was expanding its board of directors with four new members, most notably including Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin.

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The developer of the wildly popular game announced during its general shareholder meeting that it was appointing four new board members - Kevin Lin, who was co-founder and former COO at Twitch, Suekyung Lee, senior VP at Procter & Gamble China, Eunjung Yeo, professor at Chung-Ang University and board member at KT Corp, and Yanghee Paik, co-founder and CEO of Rael.

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Lin’s arrival at Krafton is expected to give the company a better understanding of the gaming market and digital media industry, in order to help the company’s CEO CH Kim, who plans to grow the company as a “globally competitive company” through game development, intellectual property expansion and aggressive investment in promising new businesses, the company stated in a press release.

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In addition to the main PUBG mobile and desktop titles, Krafton is also reportedly working on PUBG Mobile India, a replacement version of the app that was banned by the Indian Government last year citing security concerns. We had recently reported that GodNixon (aka Luv Sharma) a popular PUBG Mobile content creator, had shared an update on the issue in a video claiming that the Indian government had finally approved PUBG Mobile India. Hoever, the company is yet to make a formal announcement.

In addition to the company’s most popular mobile battle royale game, the Korean gaming company stated that it is also working on a new title PUBG: New State, which is expected to arrive in the coming months. It is also working on Striking Distance Studio’s The Callisto Protocol, which is a single-player survival horror game that is slated to arrive next year.

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