The Indian gaming landscape is in the process of an overhaul as millennials establish a new gaming niche, turning eSports into a lucrative profession. India is set to become a major sports gaming landscape, given its vast population and the fascination on electronic sports among India’s youth population. The local gaming industry has a new outlook after giant developers settled in investing top dollar in getting a market share from the budding industry. Such includes the likes of Junglee Games creating, Mobile Premier League, Dream11, and many others. Other local eSports startups are also vibrant in the industry making sports gaming highly competitive in India. During the Coronavirus outbreak, eSports has attracted more customers raising gaming participation by 21%. What is even more exciting for developers is that India’s investor-friendly eSports gaming industry has already recorded a net worth of over INR 44 billion and promises to surpass the INR 100 billion mark soon. Growth of eSports in India is beneficial to both gamers and gamblers because online sites like India Casinos offer some of the best-betting markets in the region. Below are the latest developments shaping India’s eSports industry.
Runeterra Tournament comes as a result of Paytm First Games partnering with Riot Games
With the expected growth in India’s Esport industry, Paytm, a gaming platform in the country, announced an INR 750k tournament that will continue its partnership with Riot Games South Asia. India has great benefits to enjoy from this partnership. Riot Games developers announced plans to establish a VALORANT server in India by the end of 2020. Earlier this year, Riot Games hosted a Teamfight Tactics tournament in March and promises more exciting eSports events in the coming months.