PUBG Mobile selected as esports medal event at Asian Games 2022

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PUBG Mobile Asian Games Version has been selected by the Esports Medal Event at Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games. The organizers officially announced medal events for the esports section of the Asian Games at a press conference on Friday.

A total of eight titles are officially recognized as medal events at the 2022 Asian Games. The titles are as follows:

  • Fifa Online 4
  • PUBG Mobile Asian Games Version
  • Arena of Valor Asian Games Version
  • League of Legends
  • Dota 2
  • Dream Three Kingdoms 2
  • Hearthstone
  • Street Fighter V

Esports was included at the 2018 Asian Games as a demonstration sport. This meant that medals won were not counted in the official medal tally but esports finally makes an official debut at 2022 Asian Games.

PUBG Mobile is one of the biggest mobile games in the world and it is the only title in battle royale category to be included in Asian Games. This prestigious event will kickstart the journey of esports titles being recognized as official medal sports.

A total of 24 medals can be earnt at 2022 Asian Games under esports category. Each title has a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal.