2022 Asian Video games to Characteristic Eight Esports Titles Together with Dota 2 as Medal Sports activities

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The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has introduced that eight esports video games shall be contested on the nineteenth Asian Video games that are to be held in Hangzhou, China, in 2022.

Amongst these eight video games is Valve’s flagship Multiplayer On-line Battle Enviornment (MOBA), Dota 2.

This would be the first time esports shall be represented at an Asian Video games as a medal sport.


The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has introduced that eight esports video games shall be contested on the nineteenth Asian Video games that are to be held in Hangzhou, China, in 2022. Amongst these eight video games is Valve’s flagship Multiplayer On-line Battle Enviornment (MOBA), Dota 2. Along with the eight esports titles that can happen at this upcoming Asian Video games in September 2022, there may also be two video games that can function demonstration occasions. This would be the first time esports shall be represented at an Asian Video games as a medal sport.

Dota 2 shall be a medal sport on the nineteenth Asian Video games in China

The announcement of those sport titles was made on eighth September 2022 which was the primary day of the Cooks de Mission Convention for the nineteenth Asian Video games.

“We hope that this announcement permits all collaborating groups ample time to arrange and equip themselves forward of the qualifying phases,” stated Mr. Husain Al-Musallam, the Director-Common of the OCA.

On the 2022 Asian Video games, the next eight video games shall be performed as medal sports activities:

  1. Enviornment of Valor Asian Video games Model

  2. Dota 2

  3. Dream Three Kingdoms 2

  4. EA SPORTS FIFA branded soccer video games

  5. HearthStone

  6. League of Legends

  7. PUBG Cellular Asian Video games Model

  8. Road Fighter V

Moreover, the 2 demonstration occasions are:

  1. AESF Robotic Masters-Powered by Migu

  2. AESF VR Sports activities-Powered by Migu

As for the eight medal sports activities, medals awarded shall be added to the official medal rankings, whereas this won’t be the case for AESF Robotic Masters-Powered by Migu and AESF VR Sports activities-Powered by Migu since they’re demonstration occasions.

The choice to incorporate esports as a medal sport was made on the thirty ninth Common Meeting of the OCA in December 2020. Previous to that, six esports video games have been featured as demonstration occasions throughout the 2018 Asian Video games, particularly Enviornment of Valor, Conflict Royale, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Professional Evolution Soccer, and StarCraft II. China positioned first within the medal tally with three gold medals and one silver medal.

As for Dota 2, the sport has made this new leap after it was introduced as a medal occasion on the 2021 Asian Indoor And Martial Arts Video games (rescheduled to March 2022) and the 2019 Southeast Asian Video games. Nonetheless, within the record of 10 esports video games to be performed as medal sports activities on the 2021 Southeast Asian Video games (rescheduled to 2022), Dota 2 didn’t make the lower.

The nineteenth Asian Video games are scheduled to happen from tenth to twenty fifth Sept, 2022.