With the introduction of modern technologies, the gaming industry in India has been growing gradually. With the integration of artificial intelligence with the gaming industry, it is expected that the gaming experience will undergo revolution for all the game lovers. Gaming was introduced in India in the early 90s where hand-held gaming consoles were very popular. Later on, with the introduction of the desktops and other gadgets, the trend of installing games on the desktop and laptops grew gradually. However, playing games on exclusive gaming devices like the Xbox and PlayStation were rare, as they were very costly.
Gradually, the gaming industry in India started creating its place with the rapid popularity gained by smartphones powered by Android OS and iOS. Today, it can be seen that many games, related to any genre, can be found in the app stores. As the number of features available in smartphones is increasing, it has been seen that most of the youngsters these days want a smartphone with great features for gaming purpose. Also, with the improving quality of internet services, many online games have become extremely popular in the country.
Garena is a digital service company in South East Asia and it is involved in gaming, digital finance, eSports, and eCommerce. Its headquarters are in Singapore and the current Chairman is Forrest Li. The parent company of Garena is named as Sea Limited but it was earlier known as Garena.
Garena + is a platform which offers online gaming facilities and also provides a social platform where the users can socialize and play games at the same time. The socializing feature allows the gamers to develop buddy lists so that they can chat with their friends as well as check on the progress of their games and achievements. With Garena + the gamers can also create a unique identity for playing the games, and they can also customize their avatars and play games with different and unique names to suit the game character. The gamers can also form clans or groups for multi-gaming purposes.
Some of the popular games published by Garena + is:
- Black shot
- League of Legends
- Point Blank
- Path of Exile
GARENA FREE FIRE
Garena Free Fire which is also known Free Fire Battlegrounds is a Battle Royale game and was released on 23rd March 2018 for the Android users and for the iOS it was released on 23rd March 2017. This game has been published and developed by the Garena Studios. The game is an online action adventure battle which is played in the perspective of a third person. The goal of the game is that the player will have to survive on an island consisting of 50 players, which is quite similar to PUBG.
However, the reason this game is gaining popularity in countries like India is that this game is optimized for gamers who love to play games on their mobile phones. The best thing about the game is that it can run on any device with 1 GB of RAM. Also, the gameplay and the core mechanics of the game are designed in such a way which makes the features of the game mobile-friendly. Another thing which adds up to the popularity of Garena Free Fire is that the controls of this game are simple and are easily understood in a smartphone.
The popularity of Free Fire is also because of its ability to understand the community as it tries to produce localized content for specific regions. Even though there are a great number of players playing this game, but it still tries to customize the gaming experience for the users. This ensures that the users can have engaging gaming experience and at the same time socialize with others. Offering an interesting user interface and engaging content, Garena Free Fire is setting new records in its popularity.