The joy of gaming has its own charms. It offers a much-needed escape from the mundane humdrum of life and can get even the nerdiest and awkwardest of individuals to socialize. Not to mention that it can improve your reflexes and hand-eye coordination while also sharpening your quick decision-making skills. (What a shocker, especially if you have heard all your life that gaming is the root cause of all your life’s problems when it actually otherwise 🤨)

That being said, the most crucial aspect of gaming is its appeal and accessibility to almost everyone! You will find various games available to meet every individual’s preferences, from the high-intensity CS GO and CoD to casual games like Ludo and Candy Crush.

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And for those who enjoy these games, watching them is just as entertaining as playing them. As a result, game streaming has become fairly popular amongst Indians. It offers a learning opportunity to those curious about playing the game. On the other hand, you have a hilarious game commentary that will steal your heart. Either way, it promises hours of fun. So if you are curious about the top gaming streamers in India, your wish is granted. Let’s push play ▶️ and get the list rolling!

CarryisLive

📡 Streaming Platform: YouTube

👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 No. of Subscribers: 7.79M

🎮 Games: PUBG, Fall Guys, The Walking Dead, The Last of Us 2, Apex Legends, Red Dead Redemption, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

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CarryisLive is the alternate YouTube channel of popular YouTuber Ajey Nagar, popularly known as CarryMinati. This Faridabad-based gaming aficionado started his gaming journey at 14 when he spent nearly 12 hours daily playing CoD! Now 21, Carry also featured in TIME Magazine’s Next Generation Leaders 2019 List, which is quite a feat at this young age. He tinkers around with a wide range of games, and you can watch his streams for the gameplay or his humor. It’s also worth mentioning that apart from entertaining his followers, Carry also streams to raise money for charities and causes (Just goes to prove that gamers are not aggressive freaks!)

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Dynamo Gaming

📡 Streaming Platform: YouTube

👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 No. of Subscribers: 8.76M

🎮 Games: PUBG, Free Fire, Pacify, Call of Duty Mobile, Among Us, and GTA V.

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Aaditya “Aadi” Deepak Sawant from Pune operates Dynamo Gaming. He is the founder and leader of the very popular Hydra clan and has been streaming for over a decade! PUBG was one of his main games that he used to play on the Emulator. However, he later shifted to mobile due to the controversies surrounding it. He is currently exploring other options with the Hydra clan as he streams 2–3 times in a day.

Mortal

📡 Streaming Platform: YouTube

👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 No. of Subscribers: 6.21M

🎮 Games: PUBG, Among Us, Call of Duty Mobile, Sekiro, Fall Guys, and Detroit: Become Human

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Naman Mathur, the man behind Mortal (aka “Soul Mortal”), started his gaming journey, like most of us, with games like Dangerous Dave, Contra, CS, and GTA San Andreas. However, he took his love for gaming up a notch and kick started his career as a professional eSports player in 2018. And he has been delighting his audiences ever since! He typically streams twice a day, once in the morning and next in the night, and diligently sticks to this schedule.

XYAA

📡 Streaming Platform: Twitch and YouTube

👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 No. of Subscribers: 8.1k (Twitch) and 240k (YouTube)

🎮 Games: PUBG, Red Dead Redemption 2, Fall Guys, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone, Marvel Avengers, Dark Souls III, and Mafia

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Shagufta Iqbal is a 24-year old gamer who streams over Twitch and YouTube. Going by the name Xyaa (pronounced as Zayaa), Shagufta is shattering the glass ceiling for female gamers. She has earned massive respect, accolades, and repute in eSports. Her awesome setup will make every gamer green with envy! On the other hand, her adorable Golden Retriever is another USP of her streams and is even the mascot for her logo.

Helm

📡 Streaming Platform: Twitch

👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 No. of Subscribers: 5.8k

🎮 Games: Dota 2, VALORANT, and Among Us

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Before assuming the role of a Twitch partnered streamer, Gaurav Anand (Helm) was a professional Dota 2 player. After retirement from the professional league, Gaurav now spends time coaching other players. He even has a YouTube channel, but his Twitch account sees more activities and interactions.

Skipper14

📡 Streaming Platform: Twitch and YouTube

👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 No. of Subscribers: 1.4k (Twitch) and 2.09k (YouTube)

🎮 Games: Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Apex Legend, Genshin Impact, and Among Us.

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If you are a massive fan of Rainbow Six Siege, then Skipper14/Skipper will suit your tastes. As a former competitive Rainbow Six Siege player and ESL R6 India Series Champion, you can only expect the best. Uday Raj Jain (Skipper) streams daily at 9:30 pm (IST).

This concludes the list of some of the best gaming streamers in India. The streamers have been shortlisted on several categories, such as entertainment, audience engagement, learning quotient, and contribution to the gaming universe. One of the recurring themes that you may have noticed is the inclination of gaming towards mobile platforms. As gaming turns mobile, streaming shall also follow suit. So you can stay ahead of the competition and catch up with your favorite gaming streamers over Turnip. Check it out now!