The Government of India has officially recognised Esports as a multi-sport event, The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has amended “e-Sports as part of multi-sports events”. Not only that, a matter of Online gaming and stuff has been decided to head over to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This is big news in recent times for the Indian esports and gaming scene since neighbours of India and some South East Asian countries have already advanced too much in terms of government recognition. Esports as multi-sports events
The Indian esports industry has recently experienced remarkable growth. Investors anticipate significant growth in Indian esports, which are still in their infancy compared to the US, China, and Japan. This growth will be fueled by one of the world’s youngest populations and inexpensive mobile connectivity. Thousands of spectators crowd arenas to watch teams play shooter games on their mobile phones as the action is streamed onto enormous screens during tournaments, which draw large primetime television audiences.
Competitive video game competitions are referred to as esports. To those outside the field, this might not seem like much, but the esports market has expanded significantly in recent years. Competitions draw thousands of participants, important sponsors, and sometimes hundreds of thousands, occasionally millions, of spectators. Since several of the top video game producers have started their own leagues, esports has become a significant business.
Esports are probably going to see a lot more investment and growth in India because of the size of the nation. It has already demonstrated its ability to compete on a worldwide scale, and significant companies in the gaming and esports sectors have started to invest heavily in it. In the upcoming years, it’s possible that we’ll see players from a large portion of India competing in events thanks to the efforts of the Esports Federation of India and government-level intervention.