Mumbai: The gaming industry in India has exploded in recent years, with a new wave of content creators emerging to entertain and engage audiences with their unique gameplay and personalities. From PUBG: Mobile and BGMI to Valorant and GTA V, these five Indian gamers have cemented their place in the gaming community and are inspiring others to follow in their footsteps.
1. Raj Varma a.k.a “SnaxGaming”
With an assault rifle in one hand and a controller in the other, Raj Varma, or "SnaxGaming," has become one of India's most renowned gamers. Known for his expert marksmanship and thrilling gameplay, Snax has dominated the competitive scene as a player for teams like Insidious, Velocity Gaming, and Team XO. But it's not just his in-game skills that have won him a legion of fans. After transitioning to content creation, Snax has become a YouTube sensation, with over 1.42 million subscribers, 895k followers on Loco, and 747k followers on Instagram. His streams and engaging content in various games like Valorant, Among Us, and GTA V have kept his audience entertained and engaged.
2 Parv Singh a.k.a “SOUL_Regaltos”
"SOUL_Regaltos," has become a household name in the gaming community thanks to his leadership skills and efficiency as an assaulter in PUBG: Mobile. But his talents extend far beyond one game. Regaltos has diversified his content, streaming a variety of games like Valorant, GTA V, and many more. His efforts have paid off, with over 2.26 million subscribers on YouTube, 985k followers on Instagram, and 675k followers on Loco. With his gameplay skills and engaging content, Regaltos has proven that he's more than just a one-trick pony.
3. Salman Ahmad a.k.a “8Bit Mamba”
Salman Ahmad, or "8Bit Mamba," made a name for himself by competing in popular titles like Clash of Clans and Counter-Strike before making the jump to professional gaming with Team Hydra. But it was his passion for gaming and appealing content that helped him build a massive, devoted fan base. After leaving his stable job to become a full-time streamer for 8Bit Creatives, Mamba has become a force to be reckoned with. With over 1.33 million subscribers on YouTube and over 324k followers on Loco, his live streams and tech reviews have become must-watch content for gaming enthusiasts.
4. Shobit Rai a.k.a “Tb0ne”
Shobit Rai, or "Tb0ne," has become a popular figure in India's Valorant community, excelling in the first-person shooter game as a member of Team Velocity Gaming. But it's not just his gameplay that has caught people's attention. Rai also creates dazzling content on games like Spiderman, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, and God of War, as well as insightful tech reviews on his YouTube channel. With over 225k subscribers on YouTube, close to 70k followers on Loco, and over 65k followers on Instagram, Rai has proven that he's a multifaceted talent who's here to stay.
5. Amit Thakur a.k.a “Vlt fa2”
Amit ‘Vlt fa2’ Thakur is another celebrated gamer and content creator from the country’s Valorant landscape. Capitalizing on the title’s growth in the Esports ecosystem, he emerged as one of the most adept players in the game by regularly featuring in tournaments for Velocity Gaming and impressing everyone by performing at the highest level. Fa2’s prowess as an equally skilful content creator has seen him gain fame among the nation’s passionate gaming audience and assemble a vast following. With more than 144k subscribers on Youtube and 45k followers on Instagram, he is on his way to becoming one of the best in the gaming content-creating business.
These Indian gamers have not only proven that they have the skills, creativity, and dedication to flourish as content creators but have also inspired a new generation of gamers to pursue their passion for gaming and content creation.