Nazara Games, Stick Sports to play cricket with Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma
June 1, 2016

Nazara Games has an exclusive mobile gaming deal with Cornerstone Sport, the agency which has the digital and gaming rights for the Indian cricketers.

June 1, 2016

BENGALURU: Nazara Games has entered into a revenue-sharing agreement with Stick Sports, a London- and Sydney-based online and mobile game developer to create a cricket game featuring Indian batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

Nazara Games has an exclusive mobile gaming deal with Cornerstone Sport, the agency which has the digital and gaming rights for the Indian cricketers. The game, that will be launched in September or October in both emerging and developed markets, will use an artificial intelligence-based system to help players acquire certain skills including styles of bowling, batting in different degrees of difficulty.

“The task and challenges inside the game allows you to play as either Rohit or Virat, you can update these skill sets as you go along,” said Paul Collins, CEO of Stick Sports. According to Manish Agrawal, CEO of Nazara Games, the single player game will see a high level of traction from international cricket frenzy markets like Australia and the UK. “The agreement will focus on Stick Sports paying us for publishing the game in emerging markets and we making a payment to them for publishing the game in developed markets,” Agrawal said.

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