Games potential in India is “immense,” says analyst

Tuesday, 30 September 2008 19:22 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Ernst and Young believes the Indian gaming market now has all the elements in place for huge future growth.

“Disposable incomes of the upper middle class are growing with the economy, favourably influencing gaming growth,” said the firm in a report. “The action, though, is still restricted to the top eight cities but with the right investments the potential for box business in India is immense.”

The market, apparently, is “warming up”.

“Indian consumers are warming up to gaming as an entertainment alternative with proliferation of gaming devices moving northwards,” said a rep.

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