According to a press release, the policy paper seeks to facilitate a policy-centered esports outlook that aims to address India’s unique definition for esports, which not only welcomes conventional global esports outlook but most importantly promotes India’s indigenous talent and narrative.
But the nascent esports sector has got a problem - player injuries. For the audience, this might seem odd. There is a misconception that esports players cannot be prone to injuries as the games are not a test of players' physical abilities. In January 2021, Thomas “ZooMaa” Paparatto —then a top esports player in the Call of Duty League retired at the age of 25 due to injuries.