The 2022 Asian Games is one of the biggest landmarks for the esports industry as eight different esports titles are selected as medal events at the tournament. As the event approaches, the national teams from each region will be confirmed soon. The national representatives for each title would be decided by April 2022.
Esports is finally being recognized around the world as the future of sports competition and its inclusion with the traditional sports at the Asian Games is one of the biggest achievements for this industry. The 2022 Asian Games are to be held in Hangzhou, China, in September 2022.
At the 2022 Asian Games, the following esports titles will be included and each one will have its own national team:
- Arena of Valor (Asian Games version)
- Dota 2
- Dream Three Kingdoms 2
- EA Sports FIFA
- League of Legends
- PUBG Mobile (Asian Games version)
- Street Fighter V
A number of national competitions in the titles like League of Legends and PUBG Mobile will be hosted in the month of February and March and finally, the national esports teams for each region will be decided by April.
According to the RDAG (Road to Asian Games) timeline, the campaign was pitched in November and the official introduction of esports into the Asian Games was announced on the 14th of January, 2022.
The final event will be hosted in China in September 2022 and will have all the national teams competing in their respective titles.