Value of the gaming industry in India FY 2007-2024

The market value of India’s gaming industry was around 62 billion Indian rupees in 2019, estimated to go up to over 250 billion rupees by 2024. The industry has been evolving at a rapid pace in the country, and analysts predict over 40 thousand new job opportunities by 2022.

Gendered games

A 2020 survey showed that a majority of Indians played some type of digital games daily. While shooter and sports games were popular among men, Indian women preferred strategy and adventure games.

Mobile gaming leads the race

A rapid penetration and affordability of smartphones, along with cheap mobile data have led to mobile phones being the most preferred device for gaming. The value of the mobile gaming market in India was projected to reach about 405 million U.S. dollars by the year 2022. This marked a significant increase in the sector's market value from about 266 million dollars in 2016.

Value of the gaming industry in India from financial year 2007 to 2024

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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

India

Survey time period

FY 2007 to FY 2019

Supplementary notes

*Forecast.

Note: One Indian rupee is approximately equal to 0.014 U.S. dollars and 0.013 euros (as of October 2019).
India's financial year begins in April and ends in March. For example, FY 2018 started in April 2017 and ended in March 2018.).

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