Carry1st has launched India's leading mobile esports and gaming platform in Africa. As the official licensor and publisher of Mobile Premier League (MPL) in Africa, Carry1st will enable new players to access one of the world's largest Paid Competitive Gaming (PGC) platforms.
Nigerian movie producer, Play Network Africa has launched Aki and Pawpaw Epic Run, Nollywood's first game app modelled after the popular 2002 comedy; Aki Na Ukwa.
In-app purchases and gaming apps are gaining momentum in Africa, with Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya leading the way.
Esports has become a global billion-dollar industry, with more growth still to come. Africa is slowly catching up, with gaming competitions, celebrity gamers, and gaming communities springing up all over the continent. What is the potential for eSports in Africa?