Keywords Studios expands its presence in India with a new state-of-the-art studio in Bengaluru

Keywords Studios expands

New Delhi, 31st July 2023: Keywords Studios, an international technical services provider to the global video games industry, is pleased to announce the opening of its third studio in India in Silicon Valley Bengaluru. The studio will house all the services that Keywords India offers, including Art Services (Lakshya Digital), Localization, Functionality Quality Assurance, and Game Engineering.

A testament to the company’s rapid expansion, the new studio extends across 32,000 square feet and aims to provide a spacious, modern, and productive environment for Keywords’ employees. The facility can seat a workforce of 600, meeting the growing client demand for its specialized services.

The studio strives to operate in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner. Elimination of plastic and exclusive use of renewable resources for its power supply are some measures to be implemented. By strongly emphasizing upholding the highest quality standards, the studio endeavors to establish an employee-friendly environment to attract top talent.

This cutting-edge facility demonstrates the company’s commitment to regional growth and a keen interest in harnessing Indian talent in line with its ‘Destination India’ campaign. Keywords Studios aims to hire staff across positions in Game Art, Functionality Quality Assurance, Game Development, and Localization.

Keywords’ dedication to excellence and security is reflected in the new game development center’s IT infrastructure. It will act as a backup site for the company’s India IT operations, ensuring business continuity in the event of any disruptions. With a robust 10G network and server infrastructure in addition to the most secure firewalls, Keywords prioritizes the protection of its client’s sensitive data. Furthermore, the facility adheres to the ISO 27001 – ISMS Governance, which strengthens its security protocols.

“These are exciting times for us and the gaming industry in general. Bengaluru is a city with a remarkable blend of talent, innovation, and cultural diversity,” said Raju Patil, Studio Head of Lakshya Bangalore and also responsible for managing the studio operations of Keywords Bangalore. “Having a presence in Bengaluru allows us to tap into the city’s exceptional pool of talent, as well as provide our employees with a world-class working environment. We look forward to contributing to the growth of the local gaming industry and further strengthening our relationships with our valued clients.”

On the occasion of the announcement, Manvendra Shukul, CEO, of Lakshya Digital and Country Head, India of Keywords Studios said, “Our new facility not only demonstrates Keywords’ commitment to delivering top-notch services but also highlights Bengaluru’s prominence as a game development hub. We are confident that this new studio will further enhance our capabilities and enable us to provide even more innovative solutions to our clients. Bengaluru’s rich talent pool and thriving gaming ecosystem make it an ideal location for us to continue pushing the boundaries of game development and create exceptional gaming experiences.”

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