Did PUBG ban give boost to Indian games? Octro CEO Saurabh Aggarwal answers
The Indian government recently banned popular Chinese mobile game PUBG over security concerns. An expected fallout of the move was Indian games being able to capitalise on the gap left behind by PUBG. While many indigenous games did benefit from the extra time available with patrons, there were no Indian games in the same genre, thus failing to fully capture the market, says Octro CEO Saurabh Aggarwal. He says that the company, which owns popular mobile games like Teen Patti, Tambola and Indian Rummy, saw a big jump in gamer activity in the initial months of the Covid-induced lockdown. Watch the full video for more.