Global cybersecurity giant, Kaspersky, recently announced its association with ILG (Indian LAN Gaming) to connect with the Gaming community to showcase their home security solutions which are curated especially for gaming pros that spend continuous hours online, thus exposing themselves to numerous online threats.
“According to a recent report, India recorded a whopping 250 million online gamers in 2018, which is a 10-time spike from 25 million in 2010. The online gaming industry is expected to generate revenue of over INR 11,900 crore by 2023. Gaming can undoubtedly be seen as one of India’s fastest-growing industries and with its fast-expanding base in one of the world’s youngest countries, the The Indian gaming industry has been in a desperate need of a solid anti-virus that protects the machines and breaks the very popular myth that an anti-virus affects the speed and performance of the system, as those are the 2 most important aspects for a gamer” said Mr. Nikhil Dudwadkar, Marketing Manager, Kaspersky (South Asia).
About 85% of the estimated 250 million Indian gamers use their mobile phones and 11% use tablets and computers. This exposes a huge number of them to all kinds of online threats, many of them irreversible. Gaming Mode covers them all. It is one of the sharpest, best performing anti-virus feature in the market, busting the myth that anti-viruses negatively impact gaming performances. Not only does this not hamper the functioning, it also brings immense peace of mind to gamers who can now focus solely on their contest without worrying about the security of all their sensitive data and hence we are proudly saying: Kaspersky Gaming Mode On- Security On!”
The partnership with ILG is to help Kaspersky reach out to the thriving community of gamers, allowing them to try the anti-virus and experience the benefits for themselves. The ILG is a unique platform where e-Gamers can participate in over 600 tournaments across India. This covers 30 games, including the extremely popular DOTA 2, CS:GO, FIFA 19 and WCC Rivals among others.