Mobile games market with number of users will be worth $1.1 billion by 2020 in India, due to the increased accessibility and availability of devices. Digital gaming industry in India is rapidly growing with the availability of multi-purpose budget smartphones from Make in India project as well as the new game development companies as part of the Startup India.
Nearly 60 percent of Indian youths are online gamers with the age between 18 – 24 and most of the users play games online especially on smartphones, tab devices and PC. In general games played with friends on multiplayer online for fun or just to share their scores to social platforms like Twitter, Facebook and aslo upload vidoe on YouTube.
Online games like number of fantasy sports, Fortnite, PUBG or online casino games like poker are very popular in India. At present many online gaming companies in India are cashing the opportunity by improving a lot in terms of Desi games such as Ludo Game, Carrom, playing Rummy, Teen Patti, Poker and some puzzle games on facebook.
Rising smartphone users in India not only booming the online gaming but also forcing the smartphone manufacturers to develop gaming smartphones with the latest software and high end hardware. Razer Phone 2, Huawei Mate 30 pro, Asus ROG Phone and Honor Play are some of the top 5 best gaming phones available in India.
India has the largest number of online gamers and there are list of professional gamers to compete with others, via online of offline in
tournaments. Gaming Industry of India has huge potential as a career and one can win tournaments and can win good amount of dollars.
Online gaming and gambling like poker, online rummy, online lotteries or betting are illegal under the laws but there are clear regulation for online card games, fantasy sports etc but there are legal rules required to follow by gaming companies.