Indian gamers keen in turning professional, see career growth: Report

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According to the study, only 2 per cent of respondents have received formal training in gaming

Aryaman Gupta New Delhi
Indian gamers are interested in going professional because they feel there is scope for money and career, said a recent report.

Around two-third of "serious gamers" want to have a full- or a part-time career, according to the HP India Gaming Landscape Study 2022 that had more than 2000 respondents in 14 Indian cities. Serious gamers are those who spend more than eight hours a week playing and participating in online competitions.

As many as 33 per cent of respondents saw gaming as a viable main career and the same number looked at it as a good part-time career. As

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First Published: Nov 24 2022 | 8:02 PM IST

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