Nazara Technologies’ subsidiary NextWave Multimedia collaborates with Cricket West Indies for its World Cricket Championship 3 Game

The latest version of the realistic mobile cricket game has been released on Play Store and will soon be available on the App Store as well

Nazara Technologies subsidiary, NextWave Multimedia, has launched the latest version of one of their flagship mobile game “World Cricket Championship 3 (WCC3)” and has announced a collaboration with Cricket West Indies to bring the official West Indies Men’s cricket team to millions of WCC3 fans all over the world.


Leveraging advanced AI, WCC3 offers state-of-the-art gameplay including realistic animations and professional commentary as well as real time motion capture to give the players an immersive experience. WCC3 will feature the West Indies  team in ODI, T20 and Test formats and include the official roster and jerseys of all formats. Real players, official player names and jerseys will add authenticity to the game and greatly enhance the gaming experience of the fans.

Commenting on this collaboration, NextWave Multimedia, Co-founder and CEO, P.R. Rajendran said,We are very excited about the collaboration of WCC3 and the official cricket team of West Indies. With this collaboration, our gamers will be able to play with real players of the West Indies team and I believe that will greatly enhance the experience for them. WCC3 is a unique, one-of-its-kind cricket mobile game in India that has gained the interest and admiration of many young players. In order to help our fans have a more realistic and immersive cricket experience, we have been working hard to integrate AI and build a real-time motion capture game. We believe this is a major step for us towards making WCC3 one of the most realistic cricket games in India.”


Dominic Warne, Commercial Director for Cricket West Indies:

“CWI is excited that with WCC3, West Indies fans now have the opportunity to emulate their heroes and play with their favourite West Indies players on their mobile devices.  We want to provide access to the West Indies teams in different ways. Mobile and console gaming is a fast growing entertainment space which can also introduce the West Indies teams to new audiences. We’re sure that fans and gamers will enjoy this realistic mobile cricket gaming experience with taking on the world and winning with the #MeninMaroon.



About World Cricket Championship Franchise:

The World Cricket Championship Franchise (WCC) is owned by Nextwave Multimedia Pvt. Ltd. Nextwave’s cricket games have had over 175 million downloads spanning the period 2011 to 2022. The WCC franchise which launched in 2011, comprises WCC Lite, WCC 2, WCC Rivals, and WCC 3. Games in the franchise have won multiple awards over the years, including “Best of Google Play”, “Best of Apple Store”, “App Annie Top 10”, “IAMAI Studio Game of the Year”, “NASSCOM/IGDC Game of the Year”, AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge conducted by the Government of India, and numerous others. The robust core engine and game feature that power this gaming experience has been developed meticulously for over a decade.


About Nextwave Multimedia Pvt. Ltd.:

Nextwave Multimedia Pvt. Ltd., Co-founded by PR Rajendran, is a leading mobile game company in India. This Chennai-based studio is a subsidiary of Nazara Technologies Ltd., global gaming and sports media company. Next Wave develops quality casual and multiplayer games in the sports genre. Nextwave Multimedia has over 240 million downloads across its developed cricket games including World Cricket Championship Franchise (WCC), ‘Big Bash Cricket’ the official game of Cricket Australia’s Big Bash League, and the “Battle of Chepauk” developed for the Chennai Super Kings.


About Cricket West Indies (CWI):

CWI takes great pride and responsibility in growing, guiding and organising cricket throughout the English-speaking Caribbean countries which form the West Indies, represented internationally by the West Indies Men’s, Women’s and Age-Group teams. The West Indies international team is unique in cricket and in international sport. It is the only team in cricket that represents a group of nations, drawing on the strength, skills and passion of each nation to unite through cricket and take on the world. CWI is the governing body for all professional and amateur cricket in the region, from the West Indies international teams and home series to regional tournaments such as the West Indies Championship (4-Day), the One-Day CG United Super50 Cup and the Women’s T20 Blaze.


About Nazara Technologies:

Nazara is India-based diversified gaming and sports media platform with a presence in India and across emerging and developed global markets such as Africa and North America, with offerings across interactive gaming, Esports, and gamified early learning ecosystems. The company owns some of the most recognizable IPs, including WCC and CarromClash in mobile games, Kiddopia in gamified early learning, NODWIN and Sportskeeda in Esports and Esports media, and Halaplay and Qunami in skill-based, fantasy and trivia games.


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