With cutting-edge technologies now available in smart-
phones, the mobile gaming industry is among the fastest booming segments in India. The whole scenario is set to witness a sea change with the roll out of
5G technology in smartphones which are already
The pandemic has accelerated the organic growth of
digital games as mobile app downloads grew by 50 per
cent and user engagement went up by 20 per cent, the
IAMAI report said.
At nearly 500 million, India is currently second in
terms of smartphone users in the world after China.
The opportunities in the gaming industry are enormous in India, and, in the years ahead, even budding gamers from tier 3 or 4 cities can rise to fame with the
right set of skills and efforts.
According to experts, the launch of the 5G data net-
work will further boost the mobile gaming sector in
India is one of the most important gaming markets
among developing economies in the world.
With over 75 per cent of the population under age 45, it
is one of the most promising online gaming market- places.
As developers focus on creating more women and
child-led games, the gaming community is expected to
grow by several folds from more exposure and innova-
tions in the field.
Indian gaming has joined the mobile gaming band-
wagon due to the rapid increase in smartphone
penetration in the country, with large console and PC
games now being curated for mobile platforms.
The sector is also attracting investments, with nearly $1
billion being invested in the sector in the last six months.