The online gaming industry has witnessed incredible growth over the past few years. Factors like tech-driven preferences of the modern generation, shifts in playing habits, advanced gaming consoles, augmented reality, mobile gaming has altogether enabled the gaming industry to grow at a frenetic pace. It won’t be wrong to say that all these factors have been playing a vital role in changing the face of the industry and unlocking new avenues for full-time gamers.
Be it, game designers or modern marketers, everybody is working on building a seamless ecosystem to provide an out-of-the-box experience to modern gamers. From traditional card games like online poker, rummy, and so on. going through a digital makeover to creating exciting game characters, leading gaming companies are leaving no stone unturned to meet the expectations of the gamers – keeping them thrilled and entertained.
Let’s discuss some of the top tech trends that revamped the look and feel of the gaming industry and multiplied the growth in the past few years.
There was a time when gaming was all about hefty-game set-ups & consoles. The introduction of mobile gaming changed the definition completely. Not only does it offer a comfortable playing experience to the people, but also enables them to polish their gaming skills and earn a good amount of money every day. Many players even unravel the path to pursue their passion in gaming and grab earning opportunities.
The proliferation of affordable smartphones & data plans boosted ‘mobile gaming’ and enabled the option of playing ‘anywhere anytime’. The modern gamers are saying ‘bye’ to the conventional playing methods & downloading gaming apps to fulfill their quest to play their favorite games like online card games, fantasy sports, crosswords & puzzles, and much more & extra bucks.
Live streaming is enabling talented gamers to showcase their gaming skills in real-time, engage with the audience, and build their presence in the community. It is a great way to build their fan base and initiate two-way conversations. Many people in their past-time love to go beyond the game with LIVE streaming and secure a second career path.
Real Money Games
A decade ago, nobody would have thought that we would be earning money in ‘real-time’ playing games online. Now players can download a leading gaming app (of any game of their choice) and reap exciting cash prizes and rewards in the comfort of their homes. Some are earning their share from massive GTDs playing poker, rummy, 3 Patti games online, while some are enjoying fantasy sports, ludo, and quiz games to earn real money.
Online Gaming Channels
Digitization has enabled gamers to showcase their skills to the world & make their name. Gamers these days have started creating Youtube channels not only to flaunt their gaming skills but also to create interesting content for their audience and inspire more and more people to join the bandwagon.
If you search online, you will find the gaming channels are the most subscribed & watched channels on Youtube. From LIVE streaming to editing gaming videos in an interesting & humorous manner, to make them more interesting and humorous.
Virtual reality gaming environments are created with VR software and enable modern gamers to supersede the real-world environment – but still have the best experience in an immersive environment. Leading companies are using this technology & combining realistic images and appealing sound sensations to make players believe their physical presence in the virtual environment.
To have a thrilling experience, people have no qualms investing in VR headsets, wrap-around display screens, and much more. With more players hunting for a captivating gaming experience, companies are leveraging this technology to merge real and virtual environments and give the best of both worlds to the players.
Incremental Console Upgrades
To stay ahead of the pack and keep players hooked with new features and updates, companies release incremental console upgrades on time. Leading hardware manufacturers like Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, etc. always come up with incremental console upgrades & iterations to enhance the experience of the players.
The above-mentioned trends have been enhancing the gaming industry, providing great opportunities, and out-of-the-box experiences to gamers. The way people are accepting the new trends and showing their interest in different gaming technologies, the Indian gaming industry is surely going to skyrocket in the future.