3rd Studio of the company in India
New Delhi, May 12, 2022: Lakshya Digital, India’s number one game art and animation services company, and amongst the top globally, has set up its Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Bengaluru, with its new studio opening this week. With life slowly coming back to normal, the team that was working remotely for more than a year now, has resumed work in this fully operational studio.
Led by Raju Patil, a veteran of the Indian Games Industry, and Co-Founder of erstwhile Dhruva, the studio already has on board a team of extremely talented character artists, vehicle artists, environment artists and animators, who will be supervised by seasoned and highly experienced leadership team that will continue to focus on building a world-class force; and ensure smooth functioning of the studio.
The Bengaluru studio is in Whitefield area with all the essential services and conveniences for our employees within walkable distance. The studio is well appointed and is starting with almost 40 employees, with ample capacity for future growth. This is Lakshya’s third studio in India, in addition to the studios in Gurugram and Pune, and is its sixth production team globally, others being in Seattle, Tokyo and London.
With the new studio set up, the company has on board a new talent pool to meet these growing business demands of 2022 and beyond.
Speaking on the occasion, Manvendra Shukul, CEO, Lakshya said, “We are glad to finally open our studio in Bengaluru. It’s a strategic expansion after identifying a few focus areas that would help strengthen the presence of Lakshya globally. At this juncture, I would like to thank the entire team at Lakshya for working together relentlessly in the last few years and helping the company achieve unprecedented business growth year on year. Our people are our pillars of strength and together we look forward to growing manifolds in future”.
During the pandemic, the gaming sector saw a huge growth globally. We also witnessed a spike in international game developers and publishers coming to India to work with Indian companies and this drift will continue for the coming years as well. The sector is undergoing rapid development and widespread growth, and Lakshya is spearheading this growth story for the gaming industry in India.
Lakshya Digital, a part of Keywords Studios, is a leading provider of Game Art and Animation services to the global games industry and has worked with most of the biggest game developers and publishers in the world.
With over600 employees and contributions to more than 150 AAA titles across all major platforms and genres, Lakshya is known not only for its high-quality work but also for its best-in-class processes. Lakshya has three studios in India (in Gurgaon, Bangalore and Pune) and one in the US (Seattle). We also have teams in the UK and Japan. We are growing rapidly and seeing a strong growth across all our 6 studios worldwide.
Lakshya provides solutions that are customized to client requirements. In addition to creating 2D, 3D, Animation and VFX assets for our clients, we also provide them services to help establish the look and feel for their games. Our asset/ environment pre-production services have enabled our clients to focus on their core tasks and made working with external development partners a lot easier.
Some of the recent titles that Lakshya has worked on include Elden Ring, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Psychonauts 2, Returnal, Halo Infinite, Diablo II: Resurrected, Borderlands 3, Destiny 2, Fifa Online 4, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Forza Horizon 5, No More Heroes III and WWE2k22.