India’s gaming market in 2021 has seen significant growth due to the increased availability of affordable smartphones, cheap data tariffs, and a growing youth population with disposable income. The mobile gaming segment dominates the market, accounting for over 85% of the revenue generated. Popular games have contributed to this growth. In addition to mobile gaming, PC gaming and console gaming are also on the rise, particularly among hardcore gamers.
The COVID-19 pandemic also played a significant role in boosting the gaming industry, as people were forced to stay indoors, and entertainment options were limited. With the increasing popularity of esports, India is also becoming a key player in the global esports market. India has hosted several international esports tournaments, and the country’s esports revenue is projected to reach $118 million by 2025.
Here’s a report on India’s gaming market that has tremendous potential, with a growing number of gamers, increasing investment in the industry, and a supportive government policy. With the rise of mobile gaming and esports, the future looks promising for the Indian gaming industry.