Sep 19 2021
Fantasy is extremely interlinked to Indian Sports and its legacy. A significant chunk of popularity is with cricket that has been the ruler and national pride of Indian Sports. Fantasy which is often played using the internet, engages players on creating proxies where they assemble virtual or imaginary teams of real players playing real professional sports.
Children in India have grown up for generations playing board games with parents, grandparents, siblings, and friends. But today Millenials are overwhelmed with how technology is facilitating the love for online gaming. In the current times fantasy gaming is driving a shift towards a transformed digitization. This trend is leading to more engagement between the fans with the top gaming platforms as IPL is nearing. Fantasy gaming platforms are ready to lock horns during the Indian Premier League. Gaming platforms are preparing to engage more users during the two months, with new in-app features, sign-up bonus, virtual meet-and-greet sessions with cricketers, and contests.
Ahead of IPL these are the top five fantasy gaming platforms you can try your hands on
Dangal Games: Founded by Varun Mahna, Varun Puri, Shashwat Jain, Karan Gandhi and Manan Sobti the India-based leading unified gaming platform is a flagship product of Xeta Networks Pvt. Ltd. Established in 2017, it has completed its third year and this year it has engrossed their customers yet again with a safe, reliable and fun ecosystem along with a completely hassle-free gaming environment.
With love for cricket running deep inside every kid, Dangal Games is the champion which has increased fan based engagement. While playing games too, players win real cash. Providing an avenue for fans to engage with the fantasy cricket game, users can experience the real thrill of playing fantasy cricket on the app anytime anywhere. The best part is that if one is not ready to play main matches players can boost their winning morale by playing practice or trial matches. The safe and secure platform allows you to enjoy fantasy cricket at your leisure and allows you to become a skilled gamer at the same time.
Dream 11: With a motivated will to explore the Fantasy gaming sector Dream11 was founded back in 2008 by two young and talented co-founders Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth. Known as the pioneer in the fantasy gaming segment Dream 11 was the first Unicorn to enter the Fantasy gaming segment. Developed and conceptualized by a Mumbai Based company the platform opened up invitation for players to not only participate in Cricket Fantasy Leagues but also be an equal participator in Football and Kabaddii.Dream11 explores the fantasy side of gaming, allowing gamers to create virtual teams with a huge vote of confidence. Users wins cashes depending on how the selected team performs. Dream 11 has created the Fantasy Sports segment in India to drive digital engagement of real life sporting as well as connect users with the sports they love.
MPL: Sequoia Capital-backed fantasy gaming and esports platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) has found success in India with its gamut of Fantasy gaming products. The online gaming platform offers 60+ games keeping the experience fun while offering a variety of tournaments and 1v1 battles around the clock. Family and friends earn cash every time they join the app. The platform is known for putting an interesting spin in the online gaming world preparing to engage more than a million users each month especially with the meet and greet virtual session with cricketers, families and friends. The company also give its full time to developing a full suite of esports and live streaming capabilities. MPL founded by Sai Srinivas and Shubh Malhotra is a gaming company with a winning culture that provides both a top-class gaming experience for users and an unmatched distribution for developers.
Halaplay : The platform mainly caters to Kabaddi, Football and Cricket Fans. Founded by Vikash Mittersain and Nitish Mittersain in 2000, Halapaly is a diversified gaming and sports media platform with a presence in India and global markets such as Africa and North America. The company is a pioneer of interactive new age gaming experience along with building a specialized gaming ecosystem for players to massively engage with. Products such as World Cricket Championship, Carrom Clash are some of the favorites among the gaming masses. Being the subsidiary of Nazara, Halaplay is a daily fantasy sports platform where gamers arises out of a user's exercise of superior knowledge
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