India, with 1.3 billion people and two-thirds below the age of 35, the world’s largest youth population, is poised to become one of the world’s leading markets. Historically, games did not gain a foothold in India due to the lack of access to gaming consoles and PCs, and the low social acceptance of this entertainment medium. This is all changing now as the Indian games industry is at the cusp of a major transformation. Economic growth has resulted in a society that is embracing digital content and entertainment like never before, enabled by the explosive growth of smartphones and affordable wireless internet.
The report titled “The Indian Gaming Market Review: Opportunities in a Rapidly Growing Market”, offers a comprehensive assessment of the Indian games industry. It provides an overview of the Indian media and entertainment industry and digital landscape, a roadmap to the history and evolution of the Indian games industry, an assessment of the Indian games market from the consumer spending standpoint, and demographic insights into the Indian gamer.