Octro Inc announces worldwide launch of Octro Poker
Octro Inc, India’s leading mobile gaming company announced worldwide launch of Octro Poker, the world’s most immersive 3D poker app. The game is available to be played real-time in different modes like Blind Poker, 5 Card Poker, Slots in the Texas Hold’em variant and has unique 3D visuals with features like player personalisations, private tables with voice chat, detailed player statistics, poker tournaments and rewards. Funded by Sequoia Capital, Octro Inc. already runs the largest 3 card casino mobile game- Teen Patti in India.
Commenting on the new game, Saurabh Aggarwal, Founder & CEO, Octro Inc. said, “Our vision is to build Octro Poker as a destination for #allthingspoker. The game has been designed for worlwide market, with special focus on private tables (home games) with voice chat, where players can choose to play only with their friends. Game and Player statistics (VPIP, PFR, Raise/Fold% etc.) that we show at the end of every game on private table is industry first globally. We will soon be launching multi-table tournaments and private clubs!”
The recent increase in the amount of time people spend online has brought about a resurgence in online poker. Since social distancing and lockdowns took effect, online poker playing has increased by more than 50 percent in certain countries. New players are also eager to get into the game, with first-time poker players increasing by more than 200 percent in the same period.
Headquartered in India, Octro is at the forefront of launching globally scalable leisure options and Octro Poker is first step in this direction. Octro has already acquired leadership position in TeenPatti and PlayRummy in India. Seep and Octro Tambola are few other titles from Octro which are monopolies and have witnessed significant growth in the gameplays. Octro Inc. is the fastest growing mobile gaming company in India and has been ranked No.1 in terms of player spends (India HQ) by App Annie, the top app industry analytics firm. The growing popularity of online games has given a whole new boost to the gaming ecosystem. Currently in India, the market is growing at 40% annually and is expected to touch $14 billion by 2025.
The online gaming industry is one of the few sectors that has not only survived but thrived during the pandemic. Covid-19 has brought forward new gamers, who have disposable time and a lack of offline leisure options while staying at home. Globally, the eSports and video gaming market have already outpaced their contemporaries in the film and music businesses with what is expected to be more than $300 billion annual industry by 2025 according to industry sources.