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What is the estimated cost to develop a fantasy sports app like Dream 11?


They say “Sports” is not just a game. A sport can evoke excitement and unify people from different culture and religion. The current fad of fantasy sports dignifies the same. After the legalization of sports betting, these applications have gained huge popularity worldwide. Dream 11 is one such fantasy sports app that is immensely popular and has around 20 million users presently. With its attractive features and interesting gaming format, sports lovers are going gaga over these fantasy sports applications for all the good reasons. If you want to develop your own white-label fantasy sports software, then this blog is for you as we have curated below all the required information that you must know for sure.

Fantasy Sports app- What is it and how is it played?

A game idea that was played for mere merriment has become a multi-billion dollar business now. Here fans have to choose from real-life players and form a team. For example, if a match is scheduled between two teams, then the fantasy app users will have to select among the 11 real-time players and make a team. The statistical performance of the players is taken to judge which fantasy team has won. Users can know their team status through various mobile sites and applications. Only users above the age of 18 years can play this fantasy sport. Users earn points and ranks as the performance of their players. The app also conducts free and paid contests too.

In North America, around 56 million people play fantasy sports. More than any other sports, football holds the major portion of the fantasy teams. Other sports that are played in this game format includes cricket, Kabaddi, Hockey, NBA, Snake Draft, etc. It is expected that by 2023, the global market revenue of Fantasy sports applications is expected to reach $2,174.8 million. Around 19% of the players are men, 9% of them are women and around 10 million of the total users are teenagers.

How popular is Fantasy sports app worldwide?

With social media backing it, the Fantasy sports industry is rising above astronomical scales. This is an industry that has gained about 1.5 billion revenue per year. For the love for sports and playing it in a virtual way along with their day-to-day life activities, these apps are gaining more and more popularity day by day. Along with cash prizes, rewards, the freedom and power to select their own team serves as a medium that adds to the thrill fan’s have towards their favorite sports. 

In India, with the huge fan base for cricket, fantasy app development like dream11 has become the craze for the young and old generation equally. With over 1.8 crore users, Dream 11 is the prime player in the Indian fantasy sports market. In India, the growth rate of fantasy sports participants is somewhere around 30-50% every year. With the advanced and high-speed internet connectivity, participants can play any fantasy sports anytime anywhere they want. With other mobile app solutions providers in the market such as DraftKings, FanDuel, Oyecaption, League Guru, Fandromedia, etc. the players now have great and varied options to choose from.

Features to add-in your fantasy sports app

To give your app a competitive edge, make sure you include the best and unique features that attract more players to your application. Some of the features you must include for both the user and admin panel are:

User panel must include:

  • Home screen
  • User login
  • User registration
  • Search and filters
  • Tournaments- details, listings, creating teams, creating tournaments, viewing participants, etc
  • Payment options
  • User dashboard- Account details, manage transaction, log out
  • Invite and earn

Admin Panel must include:

  • Admin login
  • Dashboard
  • User management
  • Match management
  • Reward management
  • Payment management
  • Report management
  • Content management system

Additional features include:

  • Real-time analytics
  • Live Match Score
  • GPS Location Tracking
  • Push notification
  • CRM integration

These are only some handful of features to add-in to your fantasy sports application. To forge a perfect application you must collaborate with a Fantasy Sports Mobile App and Software Development Company that would accommodate and customize as per your needs and demands.

Are Fantasy sports legal?

Playing sports for cash may look like sports betting or gambling for some. One may wonder, with strict laws for gambling, how can fantasy sports be spared? Actually, fantasy sports application unlike other betting applications, is a game of skill and here the real-time field statistics is taken into consideration making it legal to play. After legalization, more and more players are coming into this arena and with its increasing popularity; there is a huge scope for new operators to become one among the frontrunners

How can Artoon help?

Being one of the finest Fantasy sports app development company in India, Artoon Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has offered quality sports applications which are running successfully on Google Play or App Store. Our extensively knowledgeable and experienced developers in the field of iOS and Android application development have delivered masterpieces to client worldwide that has helped their businesses stay ahead of the curve.

If you wish to develop your own fantasy sports mobile application, then we are happy to help.

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Alpesh Vaghasiya

Mr. Alpesh Vaghasiya is the founder and CEO of Artoon Solutions Pvt. Ltd. He is a young technocrat, an experienced entrepreneur, and a kind leader of our esteemed mobile app development company. Ever since the completion of his Bachelors in computer science, he discovered his fascination and forte towards information technology and inquisitiveness towards learning something new and different every day. With his fine proofed leadership skills, he has led the company to lay its foundation based on professionalism, high-standard quality deliverance, and a results-driven approach. Apart from this he loves traveling, music, and sports and is also an avid reader and an adventure junkie.

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