PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile has a big impact on the Indian gaming culture.
Over the past few months, we have seen Indian players in a lot of official PUBG Mobile tournaments. The players have also made it to PMSC, 2018 where 8BitThug and TeamIND reached finals.
There has been a substantial increase in Indian women who take interest in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile. India - a country where we see men leading the gaming community.
However, over the last few years, there are many female gamers taking part in official tournaments.
The wave of PUBG Mobile has influenced the Indian women not just to play but to make PUBG Mobile as a carrier option.
There are many Indian female streamers on Twitch as well as YouTube; streaming all night to showcase their gaming talent to the audience. A lot of them have well-settled streaming channels which are their active income sources.
To let you know more about these women, here is the list of 5 best Indian female PUBG mobile players.
1. Xyaa (Shagufta Iqbal)
Shagufta Iqbal is a software engineer by profession. When she gets free from the office she does streaming on Twitch as her part-time hobby. At the age of 12, she started playing PC gamers.
And, at the age of 18, she became a frequent gamer. Shagufta plays under the alias of 'Xyaa'. She plays a lot of games like Claw, Prince of Persia, Age of Empires, and currently streaming PUBG Mobile - Emulator.
Shagufta stepped into the online multiplayer gaming with Counter-Strike 1.6. She said:
“I was fascinated by the idea of meeting people from around the world while playing games. After that, I started Dota 2 and that game changed my whole life. I was addicted. I used to bunk college to play (Sorry mom and dad!). I found myself playing all the time. I used to have more fun gaming than doing anything else. I guess that’s when I figured that gaming was not just a hobby anymore."
Shagufta added that she wanted to change her shy nature. Therefore, the idea of Twitch helped her where she met a lot of strangers in the game and made friendship. Shagufta had streamed PUBG PC on her YouTube channel.
Currently, she switches between PUBG Mobile and PUBG PC depending upon the type of content her fans like.
Shagufta, on her stream, said:
“I think I am someone who any viewer could relate to. I want to get to know people and interact with them. I want to create a very laid-back environment where everyone feels comfortable expressing themselves. I love it when people come to my stream and start interacting among themselves and me. It’s like a small community get together and I love that I can facilitate that."
2. 8bitrav3n (Pari)
Pari is a pro-PUBG Mobile player. She is a member of the 8bit clan. 8bit clan led by Animesh have played finals of the PMSC, 2018.
Pari plays under the name '8bitrav3n'. Being a part of 8bit, she regularly plays with 8bitThug, 8bitMafia, Soul Mortal, Soul Iconic, and other famous names.
Pari holds a very good Kill-to-death (KD). She is 'Ace' tier pro-PUBG Mobile player. Pari plays in her iPad and uses 4-finger claw control technique.
3. Meow16k (Saloni Pawar)
Saloni Pawar is a college undergraduate who is very much passionate about gaming. As of now, she streams PUBG PC and CS: GO regularly. She has chosen to stream as her full-time hobby.
At the earlier stage, it was difficult for her to convince the parents - as Indian society don't take interest in preferring gaming as a carrier. Long story short, she is now a full-time streamer and convinced her parents to allow gaming as her passion.
Most of the time Saloni plays PUBG PC with her squad. Saloni holds a good KD and is currently pushing her rank to 'Ace'.
“Today, this gives me tremendous strength. Sure, there’s a lot of hate, but I’ve learned to rise above such things and concentrate on what needs to be done. I strongly believe in the fact that if you’re passionate about something, you work hard towards it, and are persistent enough, then nothing can stop you from achieving success.”
4. Ankkita C
Ankita has recently joined the streaming world. Last year she started streaming PUBG Mobile on her YouTube channel 'Ankkita C' where she streamed for hours and hours.
Ankita is a short girl with high ambitions. Within a year, she has crossed a milestone of 60K subscribers on her YouTube channel.
Ankita is not a pro player but she plays and entertains people beautifully. She is quite active on her YouTube channel and uploads live streams frequently.
5. Smiley (ITGC)
Smiley is an Indian streamer who manages a YouTube channel ITGC with her husband. She decided to step into the gaming world after watching her husband touching success on the same channel.
As of now, she is a regular gamer who plays with many 'TeamIND' players. Being a girl, she has influenced a lot of young Indian girls to pursue streaming and gaming as a carrier.
Recently, in an official PUBG Mobile tournament for mobile and emulator players - PUBG Battle Adda, she has participated and played equally well.
In the same tournament, she killed a famous PUBG Mobile player Soul Mortal. However, as per the viewers, she was stream snipping the SOUL squad. Being a lady, she has done a good job impressing people with her skills.
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