E-sports in India a lucrative career path in 2023, gamers positive: Experts

E-sports, or competitive video gaming, in India has witnessed a steady rise in popularity over the years

Aryaman Gupta New Delhi

Twenty-one-year-old Hitesh Kumar spends considerable time playing e-sports or video games. Better known as ‘GodLearn’ his gaming persona, he believes that the recent recognition that the segment has received from the government will add to the momentum that this sector has seen since the pandemic. “With so many new titles getting added to the long list of already existing e-sports titles, it will bring a lot of opportunities in the upcoming 5 years for players to diversify and grow. With the help of the Indian government, we will definitely see e-sports becoming a secure profession for youngsters in India,” he added. He has been a professional e-gamer for the past four years.

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First Published: Jan 18 2023 | 7:29 PM IST

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