At a time when a new update about PubG game becomes the most discussed topic on Facebook and Twitter, Google has revealed that the most downloaded game on mobile in 2018 was Ludo King.
Google’s annual Year in Search: Insights for Brands report say that in 2018 the Top 3 downloaded games in India were Ludo King, Subway Surfers and Temple Run 2.
As per the report, “Indian online gaming industry will add 190 million gamers and become a USD one billion opportunity by 2021.”The driving forces the adoption of gaming in India could be the youth population, higher disposable incomes, introduction of new gaming genres, and the increasing number of smartphone and tablet users.
In 2018, India saw a growth of 78% in search queries for a gaming laptop. This might sound like music to players like Asus and MSI which have been launching Gaming laptops at regular intervals in the last few months.As far as mobile gaming is concerned there was an increase of 2X in gaming searches.
Most of the young population in India who love gaming consider it just a hobby but times are changing now. Globally, it is becoming a billion dollar market, where developers and even gamers are earning quite handsomely. Esports are becoming very popular, people from all over the world are participating in Esports competitions wherever they held across the Globe. Maybe in the coming years, we might see a good amount of participation from Indian at such an event. The gaming industry can be divided into three segments – PC Gaming, Console Gaming and Mobile Gaming.