Bengaluru-based Indian startup raised $ 830,000 in a fundraiser for a card-beater game called Kurukshetra: Ascension. When converted into Indian currency, the amount is roughly equal to Rs. 6 crores. Studio Sirah is founded by two brothers, Abhaas Shah and Prateek Shah and the Kurukshetra mobile game will be inspired by Indian mythology and history. Keep reading to learn more about Indian gambling for a global audience.
The Indian startup is developing Kurukshetra: Ascension, based on a 5,000-year-old Indian epic.
Studio Sirah is developing a card fighting game that will be the first among other titles the startup plans to develop. The founders of the startup have a vision to develop Indian games and make them available to gamers around the world. Kurukshetra: Ascension will be a card fighting game that will feature characters based on Indian mythology and history. The startup’s first fundraiser managed to win a big fundraiser, led by Lumikai (an Indian gaming capital fund), Alshat Rathee (founder, Nodwin Gaming), Sameer Pitalwalla (Epic Games) and Alexis Bonte (COO, Stillfront Games). Information on the launch of the Kurukshetra game will be released shortly.
What is the Kurukshetra game about?
The game is under development and will soon be available on PC and mobile. According to the official Sirah Studio website, “Kurukshetra: Ascension” is a strategic battle card game featuring heroes and iconic creatures from rich Indian mythology. Players can “Win hundreds of unique cards and outdo their opponents in thrilling online duels. Battle mythical monsters and ancient gods in a legendary ascension campaign where your decisions determine the fate of the universe.”
- Experience a rich PvE campaign where you immerse yourself in a mythical era full of gods, heroes and magical creatures. Are you going to conquer the realms with Arjuna, Bheem, Bhishma, Shurpanakha or Sugriva?
- Face off against opponents from around the world in Kurukshetra, the Eternal Battlefield. Earn Dharma and exclusive rewards as you rise through the ranks, from Bronze to Master.
- The game will always correspond to the desired complexity. Start with simple mechanics and explore the depth of our unique card synergies. Discover your own special combos.
- Every card and spell in this game is accessible for free through grinding or chests. We believe that a player’s success should be defined by their skills and not by their portfolio.