Present Status of Gaming Industry in Bangladesh

Present Status of Gaming Industry in Bangladesh

Present Status of Gaming Industry in Bangladesh

 

From arcades to PCs to consoles, gaming has advanced throughout the years to turn out to be progressively mainstream in Bangladesh, yet the field of game improvement remains to a great extent ignored. The nation presently can't seem to take advantage of the huge capability of the gaming business, which produces gigantic incomes around the world. Gaming has not just become a noticeable piece of current mainstream society however is presently likewise quite possibly the most productive media outlets.

 

A November 2020 figure by game analytic firm Newzoo said gamers worldwide would spend $174.9 billion on games this year, stamping 19.6% year-on-year development. Likewise, the gaming market was projected to create $217.9 billion in 2023.

 

Bangladesh's gaming market was valued at $62.22 million, said a 2017 Newzoo report, which depended on information accessible up to December 2016. The report positioned Bangladesh as having the third-biggest computer game market in South Asia after India and Pakistan, and 61st among 100 nations internationally.

 

Regardless of having a major market, game advancement has not prospered in the country. Lately, the quantity of gamers here has expanded significantly. Many game aficionados need to take up game advancement expertly.

 

However, Bangladesh lingers a long ways behind in this field contrasted with numerous nations, including adjoining India. The quantity of game advancement organizations there hopped from 25 to 250 somewhat recently as new businesses are showing up consistently. As per Business Today, India's gaming industry is set to be valued at $1 billion by 2021.

 

There is no authority measurement on the quantity of game advancement organizations in Bangladesh. Organization proprietors say lack of interest towards this area is a central purpose for its helpless development here, and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar concurs. He says there have been no huge activities to advance this industry in Bangladesh.

 

Gaming is a colossal industry worldwide and is set to become further, yet nothing critical has been done at this point in Bangladesh to advance it, Jabbar disclosed to The Business Standard.

 

Ershadul Hoque, organizer and CEO of Riseup Labs, echoes Jabbar. He says Bangladeshis don't think a lot about this industry in light of the fact that no enormous scope game has been created here yet. Dhaka Racing was the first PC game created in Bangladesh. After a demo discharge in 2002, the 3d car racing game's full form was revealed the next year. The single player game highlighted some unmistakable Dhaka roads as circuits, remembering those for the Chandrima Udyan and Ramna Park zones. The game made a major buzz among gamers. It was likewise granted as the best software of Bangladesh. Arunodoyer Agnishikha, a game dependent on the 1971 Liberation War, was delivered by Trimatrik Interactive in 2004. Like Dhaka Racing, it additionally created immense reaction, opening another section on computer game improvement in the country.

The ensuing years saw no critical game improvement until 2015 when Mindfisher Games Inc. delivered Heroes of '71, which was supported by the ICT Division and Bangladesh Computer Council. In spite of the fact that the project grew interest in game development, the trend didn't develop a lot.

In recent time, games developed in Bangladesh such as Zero Hour is showing us some hope. It’s still in early access. Another game called annihilation is in development.

 

 

References:

[1] https://www.tbsnews.net/feature/panorama/unexplored-potential-game-development-bangladesh-167773#:~:text=Bangladesh's%20game%20market%20was%20worth,61st%20among%20100%20countries%20globally.

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