Indians’ love for esports is only recent but is already booming.
When it comes to online esports streaming, Indian gaming ecosystem is getting progressive by shedding the negativity around gaming and gamers. With the increase of interactive games, a rise in gaming streamers in India has grown steadily. Games like PUBG, DOTA, COD, Counter-Strike have gotten more attention from Indian streamers. The recent cult-game Among Us has seen public figures like CarryMinati, DyNaMo Gaming gain popularity as well.
Here are the Indian gaming streamers you need to know about.
- Shagufta “Xyaa” Iqbal – A software engineer turned streamer, Xyaa learnt gaming was not just a hobby and became an avid gamer earlier in 2019. Xyaa started playing at a young age and over the years have played Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, Counter Strike 2.0. An introvert in real life, Xyaa becomes an improbable force while playing. She also streams on Twitch while playing Fortnite.
- Naman “MortaL” Mathur – MortaL is a famous PUBG mobile player who has gained a lot of traction for maintaining a steady audience who he interacts with while playing. His commentary while playing makes a fun streaming experience for his 4 million subscribers. Apart from being a PUBG influencer, he also earns from Youtube content creation and by endorsing brands.
- Saloni “Meow16k” Pawar – As an Indian kid and a girl, Meow16k did not have much support. Over time she honed her skills, became a mad gamer, dabbled in games like Counter Strike Go, PUBG, Overnite. She started streaming amidst support from friends and hasn’t looked back since. You can watch her stream on Twitch as well.
- Aditya “Spammy” Singh – Spammy was brought into gaming when he witnessed people playing Counter Strike. Now, he Is a professional gaming champ and winning and climbing up the esports ladder means everything to him.
- Ankit “V3nom” Panth – V3nom always knew gaming is all he ever wanted. He worked hard and got what he wanted when collaborated with Akash “Rix” More under Team Brutality to win Counter Strike tournament that made him famous. Panth is also into DJing and keeping fit – physically and mentally.
- Ajey “CarryMinati” Nagar – CarryMinati shot to fame after offering brutal commentary while playing Among Us. He started as a Youtube gamer; his prolific humour gained him a massive audience. Watch him for some laughs and gags during his streams when he roasts other players.