New Delhi: The thrill and suspense of period film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" has been teleported to moblie phones with the launch of game "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy" by Games2win (G2W), a global mobile games company.
The game, launched with Yash Raj Films Licensing (YRFL), the licensing division of Yash Raj Films (YRF), is based on the film, which features Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead.
A poster of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'
Currently available on the Google Play Store, it is a hidden objects game.
“We are delighted to have made a fantastic game inspired by the legendary IP of Byomkesh Bakshy. The game play of being a detective and solving almost real life criminal cases is the magical proposition of this game,” said Alok Kejriwal, CEO of the gaming company, in a statement.
“We hope fans of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' experience and enjoy the thrill of their favourite character while playing this game,” said Rohit Sobti, vice president of licensing and merchandising at YRF.
With artwork crafted to recreate the look and feel of Calcutta (now Kolkata), there is a touch of 1940s era in the game.
On completing all the levels, a ‘Detective Certificate’ will be awarded to the players, who can flaunt it on social media.
The movie, directed by Dibakar Banerjee, is based on Saradindu Bandyopadhyay's fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshy. It is slated to release on April 3.