Nazara Games partners with the ‘hitman’ of Indian cricket Rohit Sharma (September 2016)
Sep 2016

Nazara games release Rohit Cricket Championship for Rohit Sharma fans

Mumbai, September 2016 – India’s leading mobile game publisher, Nazara Games, today announced their partnership with Cornerstone Sport and India’s iconic batsman Rohit Sharma to launch his first ever cricket game, called Rohit Cricket Championship.

Nazara has an exclusive mobile gaming deal with Cornerstone Sport (the agency which has the digital and gaming rights for the Indian cricket star) and according to the deal, Rohit will work exclusively with Nazara Games as part of a multi-year partnership to develop unique digital gaming experiences for his fans, extending his engagement in a new interactive format.

The game Rohit Cricket Championship, is a first of it’s kind cricket game with the iconic Indian cricket star Rohit Sharma. In this game, Rohit Sharma guides every cricket fan with his insights and helps players become a cricketing star. With tournaments, mini challenges, leaderboards and achievements, Rohit Cricket Championship is a social cricketing experience with India’s biggest hitting cricket superstar. Its simplistic controls clubbed with exhaustive features like shot variety, running between the wickets, rewind the ball, and in game challenges caters to both hardcore fans of cricket and casual users.

The unique part about the game is that it has been curated to emulate Rohit Sharma notch his big scores by enabling players to play those big shots and watch the ball sail raight out of the cricket ground”

It is really exciting to have the first ever cricket game on me coming out in the market. I look forward to the game and encourage all cricket fans to download and play the game” Says Rohit Sharma

Manish Agarwal, CEO of Nazara Games adds, “We at Nazara are really thrilled to annouce our exclusive mobile gaming partnership with the“Hit Man” of Indian cricket and are confident that the game “Rohit Cricket Championship” would give millions of his fans joy of enacting Rohit’s real world flair of hitting the shots outside the boundary line’

Nazara continues to partner with high quality developers and publish games leveraging massively popular Indian IPs (Intellectual properties). Having published multiple successful games across massively popular Indian Ip’s like Virat Kohli cricket game and Chhota Bheem games for kids, Nazara now partners with the exceptionally well renowned cricket star Rohit Sharma for a unique cricket game.

Rohit Cricket Championship is the first game of this series and it will be available to download for millions of his fans across the world, starting September 2016

About Cornerstone Sport

Cornerstone is a sports management agency exclusively representing athletes such as cricketers Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma( Digital & Licencing) , Ishant Sharma, Murli Vijay, Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Manan Vohra, Vijay Zol, Smit Patel; Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri; and Miihier Singh- India’s first & only physique athlete- India’s Formula racing prodigy, Jehan Daruvala and several others. We assist brands in their marketing efforts with solutions from the sport and entertainment space be it player/celebrity associations, sponsorships, IP development and affiliations as well as brand activations. The head office is in Mumbai, with office in Delhi and Bengaluru.

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