The five-episode series will deep dive into the life of five Indian gamers. It will also trace the evolution of the gaming industry and the journey of gamers so far.
The gaming industry in India has expanded over the years but yet there are many people who are unaware about Indian gamers. To give viewers an insight into the lives of leading award-winning gamers, MX Player is set to launch a new series surrounding the Indian gaming community. Titled as Gamer’s Den, it will explore the gaming ecosystem in India through first-person anecdotal experiences in a hybrid narrative.
Spread across five episodes, the mini-series will give share the stories and lives of leading award-winning gamers, including Red Bull Player Ankit Panth aka V3nom, Saloni aka Meow16k, Amit Thakur aka Fa2, Rishab Karanwala aka Rakazone, and gaming commentator and player Ocean Sharma. It will also trace the evolution of the gaming industry and share the realities of gaming and the gamers behind their virtual avatars.
Talking about the show, Suresh Menon, Content and Creative Head of MX Studios said, “The Indian online gaming industry is growing at the rate of 30% per annum and users have also grown exponentially. By 2025, there will be around 657 million users. At MX, we have created a unique series around five renowned gamers showcasing their struggles and determination to succeed in a very competitive universe."
The series will also showcase the world of e-sports in real manner, thus making the series intriguing and interesting for gamers as well as non-gamers. Shot in real locations, Gamer's Den has been created in line with the highest gaming standards. It taps upon an emerging content genre and thus elevates the viewers' experience.
The show has onboarded Lenskart and Boat as key sponsors and Red Bull as partners.
Talking about this unique show and collaboration with MX Player, Anupam Tripathi, Media Head, Lenskart said, “With this unique partnership with the OTT market leader MX Player, we have come up with a never-done-before mini-series which subtly highlights how these awesome individuals have become so much more by doing more. We are glad we could be a part of their special journeys.”
Gamer’s Den will stream from September 30. The makers hope that viewers get inspired and influenced to look past traditional careers and professional opportunities.