The Rise of Virtual Gaming in India

The Rise of Virtual Gaming in India

The gaming industry has witnessed a tremendous rise in the last year. Owing to the Covid-19 induced, the well-growing gaming industry got a push that went on to further its growth.

The Gaming Industry especially in India has expanded in recent years. The online gaming segment in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21 percent over FY21-FY25 to reach a size of Rs 29,000 crore. Of the total size, the online casual gaming sub-segment is the most significant one and stands at Rs 6,000 crore accounting for 44 percent of the total online gaming revenues. Among key growth drivers for the gaming industry are macro factors like increasing smartphone penetration, internet penetration, young population, and adoption of digital payments adoption. The Overall growth in digital consumption has helped online gaming become a mainstream entertainment option (Study by KPMG India).

The COVID-19 brought in the idea of e-sports as another form of entertainment. With no on-ground events and outdoor activities available at hand; consumers indulged in virtual entertainment through online video games.  Consumers demanded technology that transported them within the game and gave them the trills and rush of aliveness. The idea of “virtual entertainment”, a combination of multi-layered entertainment forces with consolidated gaming, online/social media, and conventional media content into one system became the bigger picture of the household. Leading Consumer durables brands like LG strongly contributed to this Virtual Environment by offering innovative technology.

LG Electronics has always been focused on driving modern technology and innovation for consumers. To provide consumers with entertainment within the four walls of their home, LG ventured into products that facilitated the element of “virtual entertainment”. Products that provided a unique and immersive gaming experience like LG Monitor and LG OLED TV were launched by the brand. A product like LG’s  CineBeam Laser Projector gives a cinema and life-like experience while playing games.

LG’s 4K 1ms 144hz NANO IPS DISPLAY ULTRA GEAR GAMING MONITOR has been a perfect product that took gaming to new levels of entertainment. With 144hz refresh rate, Nano IPS 1ms (GtG) response time, UHD 4K resolution, G-Sync compatibility, and VESA Display HDR600 technology, LG’s product provides gaming lovers with stunning visual immersion and real battle action that makes them feel like they’re in the game.

Featuring VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology, LG’s new gaming monitor supports 4K hi-resolution and HDR as well as the capacity to cover 10bit color by a single DisplayPort connection, providing an enhanced viewing experience by reducing visual loss. The UltraGear’s new Nano IPS technology supports express high-fidelity color for reproducing vivid scenes, while VESA Display HDR600 on the large UHD 4K screen, provides sharp details and true and dynamic high-contrast HDR. Further, the RGB Sphere Lighting 2.0 with a sound and video sync mode draws the gamer deeper into the game by lighting up according to the dynamic sounds and visuals in the game, providing a truly immersive experience for the gamer.


Another leading product in the range, the LG Ultra FineTM ERGO monitors with UHD 4K IPS Display offers exceptional image quality features, realistic and enhanced color, and contrast and clarity at wide angles which lets the user see a clearer lifelike vision of productivity, play and entertainment, thereby providing a completely new gaming experience. LG’s Ultrawide 29WN600-W monitor is the perfect companion for multitasking. The 21:9 UltraWide Full HD resolution (2560×1080) offers 33% more screen space compared to the Full HD resolution display that lets one enjoy the panorama view and seamless gaming on the ultrawide and comfortable screen. The AMD Free Sync enables a seamless, fluid movement throughout the hi-res, fast-paced display, curated for gaming enthusiasts.

The LG OLED TV has also been a dream product for gamers – a TV that can easily be converted into a gaming monitor. An apt screen for gaming enthusiasts, powered by NVIDIA G-SYNC, LG’s OLED 48CX offers super responsive gaming with no tearing and stuttering, making users feel like the action is happening right in front of them. Combined with the HGiG profile, the perfect black presented by self-lit pixels provides the best experience for HDR gaming. The new LG OLED 48CX TV also features LG’s Alpha 9 Gen 3 processor that supports the latest gaming-focused features like higher frame rate, VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode), and EARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel), all meet HDMI 2.1 specifications.

Gamers can also experience the LG CineBeam Laser 4K HU 810P projector that delivers an enhanced viewer experience by leveraging its real 4K resolution with 8.3 million pixels and up to 300 inches of screen size, which in turn can enhance the gaming experience. LG plans to add more to the range of various products that are being offered to consumers; the latest in line is the upcoming range of LG Gram Laptops in India, which includes the 17-inch, 16-inch & 14-inch models. The models i.e., 17Z90P, 16Z90P, 14Z90P (17-inch, 16-inch & 14-inch respectively) deliver life-like display and razor-sharp text. The Ultra-lightweight laptops have been designed to cater to the needs of the “multi-taskers” who want a versatile laptop that meets various needs, such as writing reports, editing videos, playing games, and watching movies.


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