According to Xpheno, a specialist staffing firm, India is going to be the next biggest hub to hire several thousands of jobs in Gaming. Around, 23,000 gaming jobs will be available with salaries ranging from 3 lakhs to 40 lakhs are available currently in the gaming space in the country.
Some of the jobs available are from these big companies like Dream11, UBISOFT, EA, GSN, Moonfrog labs, etc. Around 200 start-ups in the gaming space currently operate in the country. Openings are ranging from entry-level, mid-level, and senior-level positions.
Real money betting companies, Fantasy sports are also in huge demand for creating jobs. With the highest downloads of the game, India soon to be turned into production and development of games as well.
In the future, gaming will transform into mostly Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). This is due to the investments from big companies like Tencent, Youzu, Nazra, Alibaba. Professionals who are experts in this area of gaming like VR and AR, along with Unity development will be of huge demand.
An increase in the usage of gaming apps by the Indian population, these companies are targeting the Indian user base who spend a lot of time on these games. With more number of active users daily/ monthly from the country, game development is not at all going to slow down in the coming future.