LoL, Dota 2, and Street Fighter V among 2022 Asian Games medal events
the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has announced which esports titles are available for the Asian Games 2022 in Hangzhou, China.
League of Legends, Hearthstone, Dota 2 and Street fighter v are among the eight titles named for esports’ debut as the official medal sport at the Games.
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These titles at the Asian Games starting in September 2022 include: Arena of Valor (Asian game version), Dream Three Kingdoms 2, FIFA, and PUBG Mobile (Asian game version).
In addition, there will be two demonstration events – AESF Robot Masters and AESF VR Sports. Both demonstration events are supported by the streaming subsidiary China Mobile Migu.
Husain Al-Musallam, the director general of the OCAHe commented: “We hope that this announcement will give all participating teams sufficient time to prepare and equip themselves for the qualification phases.
“I think we ticked the right boxes to ensure a high level of competition that promises great viewers for both enthusiasts and casual gamers.”
The OCA has that Asian Electronic Sports Association how it is Technical delegate for the eSport competitions at the Asian Games. As a result, the association will be responsible for the qualification as well as the operation and management of the eSports competitions.
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Although this is the industry’s debut as an official medal sport, eSport was used as a demonstration event at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.
Esports Insider Says: The title selection for the 2022 Asian Games is certainly impressive. While not every Level 1 esport is on this list, League of Legends, Dota 2, and PUBG Mobile are all smart choices. It is now important that high-quality teams and participants compete at the event. If this proves successful, it could lead to even more opportunities for esports within the Olympic scene.
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