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                              December 2, 2021

       Heidy Chow
       Chief Financial Officer
       Snail, Inc.
       12049 Jefferson Blvd
       Culver City, CA 90230

                                                        Re: Snail, Inc.
                                                            Draft Registration
Statement on Form S-1
                                                            Submitted November
4, 2021
                                                            CIK No. 0001886894

       Dear Ms. Chow:

              We have reviewed your draft registration statement and have the
following comments. In
       some of our comments, we may ask you to provide us with information so
we may better
       understand your disclosure.

              Please respond to this letter by providing the requested
information and either submitting
       an amended draft registration statement or publicly filing your
registration statement on
       EDGAR. If you do not believe our comments apply to your facts and
circumstances or do not
       believe an amendment is appropriate, please tell us why in your

             After reviewing the information you provide in response to these
comments and your
       amended draft registration statement or filed registration statement, we
may have additional

       Draft Registration Statement on Form S-1

       Prospectus Summary
       Overview, page 1

   1.                                                   Please disclose that
you generate the substantial majority of your revenues from your
                                                        ARK franchise and
disclose the percentage of your revenues generated from this franchise
                                                        for the periods
   2.                                                   Please disclose the
basis for your statements that you are a leading developer and
                                                        publisher of
interactive digital entertainment and that you are a category leader in sandbox
                                                        survival games. Clarify
the criteria on which you based these statements, such as revenue
                                                        or number of customers
or market share.
 Heidy Chow
Snail, Inc.
December 2, 2021
Page 2
3.       Please define your reference to daily active users.
4.       Please disclose the source of your statements regarding the global
gaming industry in this
We rely on license agreements to publish certain games..., page 14

5.       Please disclose that the terms or other aspects of your license
agreement with Studio
         Wildcard may differ from those which would be negotiated with
independent parties.
Key Performance Metrics and Non-GAAP Measures
Units Sold, page 51

6.       Please revise to address any known underlying material trends related
to the substantial
         increase in units sold in Q4 2020.
Adjusted EBITDA, page 53

7.       We note that you added back the license costs in 2020 to Adjusted
EBITDA in order to
         be consistent with the previous year presentation. However, it appears
this adjustment
         may result in a non-GAAP performance measure that excludes normal,
recurring, cash
         operating expenses. Please revise or advise us. We refer you to the
guidance in the
         answer to Question 100.01 of the Division's non-GAAP C&DIs.
Components of our Results of Operation, page 54

8.       Please identify the top platform providers presented in the table
disclosing the proportion
         of total net revenue associated with each platform provider.
Liquidity and Capital Resources, page 58

9.       Please file the loan agreements described in this section as exhibits
to your registration
         statement. Refer to Item 601(b)(10) of Regulation S-K.
Loans to related parties, page 59

10.      Please disclose the Company's business purpose in being a party to a
line of credit note
         with Mr. Shi. Also disclose if Mr. Shi intends to repay the loans. If
so, specify when and
         clarify if the loans will be repaid in cash.
Compensation Discussion and Analysis
Employment  Arrangements,Chow
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registration statement.
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Certain Relationships and Related Party Transactions
License Agreements, page 84

12.      Please file the license agreements with SDE Inc. and Suzhou Snail
Digital Technology
         Co. as exhibits to your registration statement. Refer to Item
601(b)(10)(ii)(A) of
         Regulation S-K.
Description of Capital Stock
Common Stock, page 86

13.      Please disclose the instances in which the holders of the Class A and
Class B common
         stock will vote as a separate class.
No Sales of Similar Securities, page 96

14.      Please disclose the exceptions to the lock-up agreements with your
officers, directors and
         other existing security holders.
Financial Statements
Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Income (Loss), page F-4

15.      Reclassify the amounts reported within the line-item "Salaries and
Wages" to the
         appropriate functional expense line items, e.g. Cost of revenues,
General and
         administrative, etc., pursuant to Rule 5-03 of Regulation S-X.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
Note 1. Presentation and Nature of Operations, page F-7

16.      We note the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzhou Snail
Digital Technology
         Co., Ltd. Please revise the Company's historical income statements to
reflect all of its
         costs of doing business. In this regard, any expenses incurred by the
parent that are
         clearly applicable to the Company should be reflected in its income
statements. Also,
         a reasonable method of allocating common expenses, such as rent,
taxes, data center, and
         marketing costs should be utilized. Fully comply with the accounting
and disclosure
         guidance in SAB Topic 1:B and advise us.
Note 2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
Revenue Recognition, page F-8

17.      We note that you rely on third-party advertising partners to display
advertisements within
         your mobile phone games. Tell us whether your advertising revenues are
material; and, if
         so, disclose how you account for such revenues. Disclose whether
material advertising
         revenues are reported on gross or net basis and explain why.
Separately disclose revenue
         from contracts with customers separately from other sources of
revenues in accordance
         with ASC 606-10-50-4a.
 Heidy Chow
Snail, Inc.
December 2, 2021
Page 4
18.      Tell us whether your subscription service revenues are material and,
if so, disclose how
         you account for them.
Research and Development, page F-11

19.      We note that Studio Wildcard, a subsidiary of SDE Inc., is currently
developing ARK 2
         games. With a view toward enhanced disclosure, describe for us your
research and
         development contracts, arrangements and understandings with related
parties and with
         unrelated third parties, as applicable. Explain how ARK 2 and other
game research and
         development projects will be funded. Tell us the extent to which Snail
directly or
         indirectly provides such funding.
Note 5. Accounts Receivable - Related Party, page F-18

20.      We note from your disclosure that you license gaming rights from a
related party, yet this
         related party owes you unremitted gaming royalties in the ordinary
course of business.
         Please explain why the Company is owed royalties. Describe the
transactions from which
         these receivables arose. Also, disclose the receivables' repayment
Note 10. Intangible Assets, page F-19

21.      We note that substantially all of your licensing rights were obtained
from related
         parties. Tell us and disclose how you determined the carrying values
and the related fair
         values of these licensing rights intangible assets.

22.      We note that you have business operations in China and your related
risk factor disclosure
         on pages 29, 33 and 34. Please describe your China-based business
operations in greater
         detail and expand your discussion of the risks relating to your
China-based operations.
         Also, tell us the percentage of your revenue you generate from
China-based customers.
23.    Please supplementally provide us with copies of all written
communications, as defined in
FirstName LastNameHeidy Chow
       Rule 405 under the Securities Act, that you, or anyone authorized to do
so on your behalf,
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       present          Inc.investors in reliance on Section 5(d) of the
Securities Act, whether or
               to potential
       not they
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        You may contact Joseph Kempf, Senior Staff Accountant, at (202)
551-3352 or Robert
Littlepage, Accounting Branch Chief, at (202) 551-3361 if you have questions
comments on the financial statements and related matters. Please contact
Patrick Faller, Staff
Attorney, at (202) 551-4438 or Jeff Kauten, Staff Attorney, at (202) 551-3447
with any other


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