Top 5 Esports Organizations in India

Our list of top 5 Esports organizations in India highlights the teams that have put India on the world map of Esports, showing how talented Indian gamers are.

Top 5 Esports Organizations in India
The top Esports organization in India is leading India toward a better future of gaming. | © EarlyGame India

The rise of esports in India has been nothing short of phenomenal. Over the past few years, the country has seen a massive increase in interest and participation in competitive gaming, driven by factors such as better internet access, affordable smartphones, and a young, tech-loving population. Now, millions of people across the country are playing competitive video games.

Esports teams have become key players in this movement, gaining massive popularity and fan following. Teams like Global Esports, Team S8UL, and GodLike Esports are not only competing in major tournaments but are also becoming role models for young gamers. They have won many awards and are popular both in India and internationally. Their success has made esports more exciting and popular, bringing together a large community of gaming fans and putting India on the global esports map.

In this article, we will look at the top five esports organizations in India leading this exciting movement.

Top 5 Esports Organizations in India

The growth of esports in India has led to the emergence of several top teams that compete in both national and international tournaments. Let’s take a look at the five best esports organizations in India, their successes, famous players, and how they influence the gaming world.

S8UL Esports

S8UL Esports is a combination of two gaming groups, SOUL and 8bit. | © S8UL Esports

Team S8UL is a big deal in Indian esports. It was created when two gaming groups, SOUL and 8bit, joined forces. Leading the team are three famous gamers: Naman Mathur (Mortal), Animesh Agarwal (8Bit Thug), and Lokesh Jain (Goldy). They've not only helped the team succeed but also boosted esports in India.

S8UL also competes in esports titles like COC (Clash of Clans), Clash Royale, and Free Fire Team. S8UL has done really well in lots of competitions, especially in Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series (BMPS), which they won in June 2022. They also won the OneGame Pro Championship Season 1 that recently happened in April this year.

They have also won 2 x Best Content Group for 2022 and 2023. This win made them even more respected as one of the top esports teams in India.

Global Esports

Global Esports
Global Esports has recently won Skyesports Mobile Open 2024. | © Global Esports

Global Esports is a leading esports organization based in Mumbai, India. Established in 2017, the organization quickly became famous by signing some of India’s top players in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).

The organization has expanded its gaming interests by joining different popular esports games like BGMI, VALORANT, Free Fire, Brawl Stars, and Pokemon Unite. This shows how much they're committed to boosting esports in India and aiming for top-level competition worldwide.

Global Esports has earned quite a reputation in the esports world with some impressive wins. They clinched the first-ever Battlegrounds Mobile India Masters Series (BGMS) Season 1 in 2022 and secured fourth place in Season 2 in 2023. Recently, they have won Skyesports Mobile Open 2024 with the prize pool of $5,992. They were awarded W2 Bounty Winnings in the BGMI Masters Series Season 2 tournament held last year.

They also won several third-party events like The Esports Club: BGMI Invitational Season 4, Thug Invitational Season 5, and Ruthless Invitational Showdown.

Godlike Esports

Godlike esports
Godlike Esports ranked second in the COD Mobile World Championship 2023 | © Godlike Esports

Godlike Esports is a big esports organization in India and has helped lots of talented players who have become successful in gaming. It was started by a famous player and streamer named Chetan ‘Kronten’ Chandgunde in 2018. They're well-known for playing games like PUBG Mobile (BGMI), Call of Duty Mobile, FIFA, New State Mobile Team, and Free Fire.

In terms of achievements, Godlike Esports has an impressive track record. They came in third place in the Battle Ground Mobile India practice Tournament, won the Oneshot Showdown Season 2, and were the champions of Bgmi 1.6.0 The Fall Season Face Of 2021. Plus, they snagged first place in the Upthrust Loco Tournament Week 1, Loco War of Glory, and the Villagers Esports Skyesport Championship 2021.

In 2024, they snatched two consecutive titles: RA Esports - Champions Gala Season 1, and IQOO Pro Series to become the Most Valuable Player. But maybe their biggest moment was when they came in second in the COD Mobile World Championship 2023, which was the first time an Indian team got that close in the World Championship.

Orangutan Gaming Team

Orangutan Gaming Team
In Valorant, Orangutan Gaming has achieved significant success. | © Orangutan Gaming Team

Orangutan Gaming Team is a strong esports organization from India. They started in 2021 and have become very popular in eSports. They play games like BGMI (Pubg Mobile), Free Fire, and Valorant. The team is successful because they work hard, play well, and use smart strategies.

In Valorant, Orangutan Gaming has achieved significant success. They have won the VALORANT Challengers 2023: South Asia Split 2, TEC Challenger Series 10, and Predator League 2024: India. Their Free Fire team, formed by signing Team Elite, has also had a quality run with achievements like 2nd place in Conquest Free Fire Open Season 1, 3rd place in Free Fire India Championship 2021 Spring, and 2nd place in Free Fire Tri-Series 2021.

Their BGMI team has also enjoyed considerable success across various third-party events and has secured the 38th spot in the AFK Gaming BGMI Team Rankings. They have won the Villagers Esports Loco War Of Glory League Stage and were the runner-up of the OG Starter Cup 2021. With these achievements, Orangutan Gaming Team has established itself as one of the top esports teams in India.

Revenant Esports

Revenant Esports
In the past six months, Revenant Esports have won more than $250,000 in prize money. | © Revenant Esports

Revenant Esports is an Indian gaming organization that's done really well in competitive gaming. They play lots of different games on both mobile and PC, like BGMI, Pokemon Unite, Brawl Stars, Counter-Strike, Free Fire, and Valorant. They're great at switching between games and platforms, which shows how flexible and talented they are.

Revenant Esports has been doing really well in the world of esports lately. In the past six months, they've won more than $250,000 in prize money and taken part in over 200 tournaments, finishing on the podium over 50 times. One of their biggest achievements was in the Brawl Stars Championship in 2023. They came first in four out of six Monthly Finals, which got them a spot in the World Finals LCQ in Katowice, Poland.

In 2024 they won Upthrust Esports - The Multiverse Series, the BGMI tournament, with a prize pool of $3,611. They have also won the Esportz Premier Series 2022 of VALORANT. However, their notable victories came for War Gods League Phase 3 and Pokémon UNITE Asia Champions League 2023 - India in the Free Fire tournament and Pokemon India tournament respectively.

As far as BGMI is concerned, they've been consistently good in official and third-party events, and they even ranked 4th in the AFK Gaming BGMI Team Rankings.

Overall, the top esports teams in India are not just about winning games, they're like heroes to many gamers across the country. With their hard work and love for gaming, these teams are leading India toward a future where esports is as popular and respected as traditional sports.

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