Techopedia defines Esports as a “Competitive first-person shooter games, large online multiplayer role playing games and action games till there is a competitive element present in the game.
The Esport viewership has seen a huge leap in the viewership from 397 million in 2019 to 474 million in 2021 and according to the reports by some E-sport pundits, it is expected that the viewership will reach around 577 million by 2024.
In Esports world there are different categories of games to be played by the professionals like first-person shooters (FPS), multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), with MOBA genre being the most popular in the E-sports world in terms of participation and viewership. The following is a selection of MOBA genre games which have or had a professional sphere:
- Battlegrounds Mobile India: BGMI previously known as PUB-G India is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by PUB-G studios. The game is made just for the Indian users.
- Free Fire: Free Fire is a battle royale game, which is developed by 111dots studio and is published by Garena. The game became the most downloaded mobile game worldwide in the year 2019 and has received the award for the ‘Best Player Vote Game’ in 2019 by the Google Play Store.
- Call Of Duty: Call Of Duty (COD) is a first person shooter video game franchise which is published by Activision. The game was first launched in October 2003, and the set of the game was designed in a way that it looks like we are in the The latest update of the games which was last updated in November 2021 has generated 4.09 million downloads worldwide.
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In India these three games are the best for an Esports athlete. India have participated in many marquee events with theses three games and have proved them to be better than others.
Total Gaming an India Esports gaming team have participated in many events and have able to finished in top 3 quite a few times and have a winning of around $101,166.
Orange Rock a well known India team have won the iQOO All Stars Cup last cup August, and they have a total earning of around $12 7,561.