Girl squad setting foot in gaming content creation

Women are increasingly becoming attracted to virtual sports, driven either by their passion or viable career option.

Sanjana goes by the gaming name Blackhorse, and has been a content creator and a streamer on YouTube for almost 4 years now.

The global esports industry is thriving, especially when people are confined at home due to the current covid-19 situation. People are going gaga over the popular multiplayer games like PUBG (now BGMI in India), Free Fire, Counter Strike, Valorant, Fortnite, etc. They are sincerely dedicating a considerable amount of time on screen. ESports is considered a male-dominated space, with the opportunity to encounter a female gamer who is creating content and engaging with audience quite rare. However, the same has changed in recent times with women increasingly becoming attracted to virtual sports, driven either by their passion or viable career option. India’s top gaming management company Trinity Gaming has played a key role by encouraging women gamers and content creators since its inception in 2019. The brand looks to encourage gamers and build an industry that offers safe haven to emerging talent, enjoying the potential to express themselves effectively.

Young female gamers have set their foot strong enough to compete with their male counterparts but in a healthy and entertaining way. This promises to take the space of esports to new heights. These professional gamers are collaborating, bringing new content and engaging with a wider audience. Here is a look at five such girl gamers:

1) Sanjana Bhattacharya aka iamBLACKHORSE: Sanjana goes by the gaming name Blackhorse, and has been a content creator and a streamer on YouTube for almost 4 years now. She currently enjoys a base of 185k+ subscribers on her YouTube channel iamBLACKHORSE and loves to call them black fam. Sanjana terms her subscribers as her biggest supporters, hailing them as people who encourage her every day to get up and work 2 times harder than the previous day.

2) Pooja Bisht: Pooja has been streaming for 2 years, and plays pc games like GTA 5 RP, Valorant, Apex. The gamer has collaborated with multiple brands and currently has a family of 46.8k+ subscribers on her YouTube channel. Pooja wants to explore more pc games for more exposure in the gaming ecosystem. She further wants other gamers to define a player with the skills and strategy they put in the game and not gender.

3) Sakshi Sood: The 21-year-old gaming content creator creates unboxing videos of any new graphics cards in collaboration with MSI. Sakshi recently released the first episode from a series she is making on “My journey as a gamer to a streamer”. Her future plan is to try out new games, expand her selection of games by trying out unpopular games. Sakshi also wants to raise awareness among female gamers, and encourage them to try out new games to play and stream. She currently has a family of 1,53,797 subscribers on her Facebook Gaming channel.

4) Kangkana Talukdar aka Mystic Ignite: Kangkana is a 22-year-old gaming content creator. She wants to become one of the best female esports players in India. The gamer currently has a family of 65,000 followers on her Facebook Gaming channel.

5) Aparna Shukla aka Annie: Aparna is a 26-year-old gaming content creator. She wants to explore every new game with her audience. The gamer engages in content creation around everything like unboxing, collaboration with other gamers, branding etc. In a short period of time, she has attracted a good amount of audience with her skills. Aparna aims to explore each and every game in her league. She currently has a family of 21 lakh plus followers on her Facebook Gaming channel “Rogstream”.

6) Anjali Roy aka Unicorn IB: Anjali is a 21-year-old gaming content creator. She loves exploring more games and interact with her audience. Anjali has proved to be a great example for female gamers. Despite facing online bullying on the gaming front, she continues to grow with the support of her family and friends. Anjali currently has a family of 1.3 lakh followers on her Facebook Gaming channel.



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