The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has finally revealed the game titles that will be part of esports debut as medal events at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China next year.
The announcement of the games was made during the first day of the two-day Chefs de Mission Seminar video conference for the 19th Asian Games on Wednesday, September 8. Eight games will be added to the games as medal events. (Read: Buko Ventures invests in esports education platform AcadArena)
These titles that will be part of the 19th Asian Games are:
- Arena of Valor Asian Games Version
- Dota 2
- Dream Three Kingdoms 2
- EA SPORTS FIFA branded soccer games
- League of Legends
- PUBG Mobile Asian Games Version
- Street Fighter V
In addition, there will be two other demonstration events. These are:
- AESF Robot Masters-Powered by Migu
- AESF VR Sports-Powered by Migu
“I believe we have ticked all the right boxes ensuring a high level of competition which promises great viewing for enthusiasts and casuals alike,” stated OCA Director General Husain Al-Musallam. “We at the OCA are looking forward to working closely with our friends at the Asian Electronic Sports Federation and the Hangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee to ensure a successful execution of the esports event at the 2022 Asian Games.”
Based on Hong Kong, the Asian Electronic Sports Federation has been appointed by the OCA as technical delegate of the esports competition at the 19th Asian Games. The AESF will be in charge of the qualifying competitions as well as the operation and management of the esports competitions at the event.
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