Esports has become one of the most lucrative industries of 2021. Although, the pandemic has been devastating to the growth of many industries. Still, the confinement of people and the search for various entertainment regimes had given Esportís much-focused attention from people across borders.†
In 2021, with a worth of more than 1 billion euros, the industry started challenging even the world’s classic sports sector.† It is expected to grow over leaps and bounds in the following years, promisingly towards 2023, with no indication of any potential jerks on its exponentially increasing revenue.† What is it that makes Esports so unique for people to love it? Let us watch some top trends of the Asian Esports industry in 2021.
The popularity of mobile sports
The current year has been promising to Esports with the introduction of lite apps. The usual inconvenience of system crashes has been uprooted through the lite version. The iteration of mobile gaming apps such as PUBG in different countries of Asia has captured the love of the gaming geeks irrespective of demographics. On the other hand, there is also an increase in people setting wagers on online sports sites. Competitive growth opportunities, better incentives, promotions and bonuses offered in such sites has boosted mass and class to rely on online revenue through various mobile applications.†
Unlimited access to games†
In 2021, we have got to see an escalation in the count of games that are free to play. Popular games such as little fighter, Pangya, warcraft and many more are not going to vanish anyway soon. Because of their lesser investment and the minor concern of developers on their returns, the video games will lead the market for a sufficient time. Although the popularity of video games are in hike the social issues concerning virtual media is no way less according to Qrius . With the games becoming mobile-friendly, the coming years will witness an influx of more advanced versions of your favourite free games on every media.
The virtual audience†
E-games aren’t only meant for those who play and the industries that funds. With virtual media conquering the world, the number of spectators who watch the game sideline has also increased. The improvement of visual media with AR and VR technology thus made the sector incredible grow by providing millions access to an immersing gaming experience. Some of the augmented reality trends of 2021 are given in detail in this article on LinkedIn. The revolution in visual technology with the integrating of AI systems is all set to improve the online sports field as we head towards another year.
E-sports serve as a good source for bookmakers. The integration of sportsbooks and casinos has earned a vast customer base recently. There is an increase in people setting wagers during offline and online events to make returns. Many sports options are available on sites of Asiabet to turn the game’s experience into reality. With the looming of tournaments across the globe in Southeast Asia and the famous champion leagues of 2021 arriving, the gaming sites will get to see massive traffic with people trying fortunes on game predictions in real-time and offline.†
Faster technologies always benefit the mainstream e-sports industry. The increased download speeds, better streaming and online gaming experiences bolster the gamer to enjoy gaming without the expense of spending too much on infrastructure. Technologies like network slicing give spectators access to 3D games. Integration over remote network helps us appreciate the game with our kith and kin wherever we are. The 3D reality experiences have been breathtaking with instant replays and a 360-degree accurate view of the game, which is fascinating.
Revolutionary gaming consoles†
The advancement in the field of technologies unleashes countless opportunities to transform the lives of people who love e-sports. Despite the pandemic, the giants like Microsoft and Sony have launched their new consoles to enhance the games’ graphical aspects. The sleek and better set-up and the innovative design will soon replace the PC, boosting developers to develop some best sports titles compatible with the next-generation consoles.†
- As per the Public Gambling Act of 1867, all Indian states, except Goa, Daman and Sikkim, prohibit gambling
- Land-based casinos are legalized, with certain guidelines, in Goa and Daman, as per the Goa, Daman and Diu Public Gambling Act 1976††
- Land-based casinos, Online gambling and E-gaming (games of chance) are legalized in Sikkim under the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulation) Rules 2009
- Only some Indian states have legalized online/regular lotteries as per and subject to the conditions laid down by state laws. Kindly refer to the same here
- Some Indian states have legalized horse racing. Horse racing and betting on horse racing, including online betting, is permitted only in a licensed premise in select states. Kindly refer to the 1996 Judgement by the Supreme Court Of India here and for more information
- This article does not endorse or express the views of Qrius and/or any of its staff.
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