Esports which was yet not considered for the Asian Games has been included in the list of sports to be played at Jakarta, Palembang. Not only this, the sport will be medal event from 2022 as confirmed by sources. So let’s have look at the insights.
There are a total of six games that are selected for the event at Indonesia. These include League of Legends, Hearthstone, Starcraft II, Pro Evolution Soccer, Clash Royale & Arena of Valor.
The Chinese e commerce giant Alibaba’s subsidiary Alisports in partnership with OCA announce to add the these esports to be included in the Asian Games.
Counter Strike; Global offensive, the famous esport in Europe and North America has not been included revealing the popularity has not grown in the Asian sub continent which may give a little surprise to the western fans. Interestingly, Clash Royale and Arena of Valor have been included depicting the popularity of mobile games.
Esports will become a full medal event is 2022 games at Hangzhou, China.