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PUBG MOBILE to be featured in 2022 Asian Games as a medal event
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PUBG MOBILE to be featured in 2022 Asian Games as a medal event

by Vyncent ChanNovember 10, 2021
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Nailing home the point that esports is an actual sport, the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China has added PUBG MOBILE as one of the eight games that will be played in the official esports program. The other games that will be played include Arena of Valor Asian Games Version, DOTA 2, Dream Three Kingdoms 2, EA SPORTS FIFA, Hearthstone, League of Legends and Street Fighter V.

PUBG MOBILE is a medal event at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Starting in the 2018 Asian Games, esports has been represented as a demonstration sport. Finally in 2022, esports will be a part of the official program and as a medal event. What this means is that players will be competing in PUBG MOBILE Asian Games Version to win gold, leaving their mark in the scene as some of the top players in the game.

The Asian Games is a multi-sport event where Asia’s best athletes compete, and it is recognized by the International Olympics Committee as the second-largest event of its kind, after the Olympics.

Karakin Map in PUBG MOBILE 2

PUBG MOBILE esports circuit has grown significantly, with 14 new leagues in 2021 and a total prize pool of $15 million, which is the highest ever in mobile esports history. The game has also proven to be very popular in Malaysia with the success of the PUBG MOBILE PRO LEAGUE (PMPL MY/SG) now in its fourth season. With over a billion downloads worldwide, PUBG MOBILE is one of the most popular mobile esport titles right now.

Pokdepinion: This is definitely a pretty huge milestone for mobile esports, and esports in general too!

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Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.