Indian esports community is growing rapidly with new and young talents adopting esports as their career. The prize money of esports tournaments rising in India has grown by 118 percent in the past two years. Teenagers are spending hours playing various mobile and PC games to try to participate in these tournaments. Recently, during a livestream, Team Godlike owner Chetan Chandgude aka Kronten revealed that he pays each member over Rs 1 Lakh as their salary.

Kronten switched to playing PUBG Mobile from PC's emulator to his mobile phone.

Team Godlike has finished the regional PMCO Spring Split matches on the top spot with 187 points. The clan members Gopal Sarda aka Carry was the IGL for a team with his teammates Chisin Raingaim aka Xz1st, Shekhar Patil aka Smxkie, Arshpreet Singh aka GiLL and KronTen Chetan Chandgude as Support. Several new talents were confused if they can pursue and become an esports player. During live stream, Kronten was asked about the salary paid to Godlike players.

Responding to the question, Kronten said that team members of Godlike earn more than Rs 1 Lakh per month. He suggested that the players can buy a new iPhone every month. Most of the esports players in India are in the age group of 15 to 24. Many esports companies have taken birth in India since the gaming industry saw huge investments from developers and gaming industries. Several new games are being introduced in India with specifics related to this region.


Team Godlike performed exceptionally well in the recent regional PMCO Spring Split 2020 tournament and will be playing PMPL with South East Asia teams along with the regional qualified teams. Kronten had said, "I am very happy with the performance of the team. We plan to practice more and beat the South Asian team to qualify for World stages. We hope to create a difference in the esports scenario."