From playing games with neighbours in the evening every day to now talking over discord and playing Amongus, the dynamics of gaming in India has changed considerably. The digital world has taken over our lives and is largely favoured in rural as well as urban India. One such homegrown gaming platform is Okie Gaming.
They have been known for introducing indigenous digital games through ‘Desi Sports League‘ (DSL). Desi Sports League focuses mainly on popular regional sports like Vallam Kali (Boat Racing, Kerala), Dahi Handi (Maharashtra) with a new game launching every 30 days.
Founded in 2011, Okie Gaming has now joined hands with actress Kajal Aggarwal as she has become one of the stakeholders with the gaming platform. She will have 15 percent equity stake in the company. As a strategic member, Aggarwal says, “I am thrilled to have come aboard OKIE Gaming. The gaming industry is booming at this time, this is the right moment to be part of it. A passionate gamer myself, we hope to bring the finest user experience with our innovative and quirky games. With OKIE Gaming, I also hope to influence and open new avenues for women gamers in India. Can’t wait to be part of the journey.”
Take a look at Kajal Aggarwal talking about her venture with Okie Gaming:
On the appointment of Kajal Aggarwal, Jitin Masand, Managing Director, OKIE Ventures, said, “We are excited to welcome Kajal into the OKIE family as a strategic partner. Kajal’s personal interest in gaming industry, wide reach and appeal will help the brand scale up to a much higher level. She’s an involved investor who brings a unique set of ideas and insights to OKIE Gaming.”
The OKIE Gaming app will soon be available for download from Googleplay for Android devices and Apple Store for iOS devices. To know more about Okie gaming, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com.
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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