Online gaming and gambling industry employed several Indians during Covid-19 – TrendinTech

Online gaming and gambling industry employed several Indians during Covid-19 – TrendinTech

The year 2020 has been completely under the shackles of Covid-19 in every sense. The pandemic has created a world of ‘quarantines’ where people are just finding different ways to kill their time. From listening to music, binge-watching, to playing games, people have been doing everything to pass their days. Since people are mostly glued to their smartphones, a majority of the Indian population played games during the lockdown. Hence, gaming startups reported exponential growth in overall user engagement. In addition to gaming, many individuals even tried their luck in online gambling and won big amid Covid-19. 

India: An emerging market in the gaming world

While Covid-19 brought many industries to a stand-still, the gaming and online gambling in India is booming. In fact, India is gradually emerging as one of the top gaming markets in the world. The gaming culture is so vast and huge that it has created a plethora of new job roles for the people in the country. The gaming industry in India has recorded a 25-30% hike in hiring during the pandemic. 


Jobs in the online gaming industry in India

A lot of games have grown in popularity during the pandemic phase,
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