Mayhem Studios has announced its first title ‘Underworld Gang Wars’ (UGW), a Battle Royale game set in India. With the characters and plot rooted in India, the game claims to offer an exciting setting with some interesting characters inspired by stories of India.
The plot, locations, gangs and icons — all represent an Indian context in the AAA game. The theme, weapons, and the maps of the game are said to have been designed to offer a different experience to the gamers.
The gameplay in UGW has underdog gang from the West wants to take control of the Eastern region from its arch-rival urban gang. To provide an authentic experience, each region depicted in the game resembles a real location in India, be it the coal mines or the next-door apartment complex. It also has iconic landmarks including a fort, station, stadium and a racecourse.
Scheduled to be launched later this year, the game’s pre-registration window will open from May 22. Commenting on the announcement, Ojas Vipat, CEO of Mayhem Studios, said, “We are thrilled to come up with the first Battle Royale Title that promises to offer one of the most relatable storylines for gamers. UGW’s unique locations and the highly relatable universe with great graphics are sure to provide a great experience for Battle Royale players. We are also excited to put together a blockbuster game with some unique stories of India for the world.”
Mayhem Studios launched the game at Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Racecourse. The studio revealed the game’s logo via a drone show and created a QR code.