In this modern and digital era of technology, online gaming presents a ubiquitous entertainment platform, where the players play video games on any kind of computer network through their gadgets. Online gaming has drastically grown wide canopy. It attracts players of all ages and has content ranging from simple text-based games and live casino games to virtual world games, which relieves stress and enhances social interactions.
Over the past few years, India is making tremendous growth in the online gaming industry, engaging locals and professionals together to have a good blend of fun and technology. The games, which have created hype in the Indian population, are listed below.
Call of duty (COD):
Call of duty is one of the popular games with almost 25 million downloads from India. The Genre of the game is a first-person shooter game developed by infinity ward. It is a series of games with an underlying focus on World War II, which integrates infantry and arms. The game includes two gaming currencies, a battle pass, and game modes. The player can either win the currency or buy credit points to upgrade weapons, ammo, and battle pass.
Clash of Clans (CoC):
Clash of clans is the top hit game with approximately 29 million active users in India because of its regular updates that keep gamers fresh and curious. It is developed and published by Single-cell. The Genre of the game is strategy-based and has single-player and multiplayer modes. The main currencies in the game are gold, elixir, and dark elixir. In multiplayer mode, players can join to form clans (communities) and troops to earn resources. This game is still the most played in India, where you can see its gamers in the metro, parks, offices, clubs, etc.
Counterstrike Global offensive (CS: GO)
India’s timeless and evergreen trending game has engaged gamers from all occupations, from students to local players to professional gamers. This series-based game was developed and published by valve, which can run on Windows, macOS, Linux, and consoles like X-box 360 and play station 3. It has a multiplayer mode, with the genre being a first-person shooter game. The game offers different objectives-based ways with two squads, terrorists and counter-terrorist. A battle-royale game mode was introduced in 2018 with the name of ‘danger zone. Ankit’ V3nom’ Panth, Sunny’ DEATHMAKER’ Das, Abhirup’ Lightningfast’ Choudhury are the top 3 CS: GO in 2020.
Player unknown’s battleground (PUBG):
PUBG was India’s most top-rated and highly played game but banned by the government due to security reasons. This is a multiplayer mobile game that had more than 50 million users in India.
Indian’s addiction to this game has brought it to a competitive level from the year 2016-2017 especially. This game comes in the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) category utilizing real-time strategy control. The game is fully free, and no currencies or game modes are to be bought. This multiplayer game is played between two teams of five players each. DOTA 2 has the lion’s share in the Esports economy of India.
Online casino games:
There are many online platforms in India where online casino games like blackjack, slots, roulette, poker, etc., are played. These games have high fame among gamblers. In India, these games are the top favorite to play at online casinos.
This online casino game is a multiplayer game played between one dealer and multiple players. This game relies on probability or chances, where the cards between players and dealers are compared, and each player competes against the dealer. This banking game is well played with cards of 52 decks.
Teen Patti is Indian’s best-played online casino game, and it is a flush gambling card game that allows users to play poker and is published by Moonfrog. It is a card-based game, where dealers have three cards face down, and players have three cards face up. This game is occasionally played during Diwali at homes, but now it has many online platforms and apps for live casinos.
Apart from the two, other top favorite and most mobile played and lived dealers games are Baccarat, slots, roulette.