The reason these 6 games are included in the 2022 Asian Games

Surely you have read the information that there are 6 games that were chosen as the eSports exhibition branch of the 2022 Asian Games which were held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia to host the asian games this year.

Currently video games have begun to be recognized as a sport. Because competitive games also require dexterity, finger speed, accuracy, strategy, teamwork, and other things, the games chosen are a combination of PC and mobile games,

As previously informed, the 6 eSport branches that were competed were still limited to exhibition branches, meaning that there was no medal competition between countries in the eSports event at the 2022 Asian Games, according to the provisions of the Olympic Council Of Asia, eSports themselves will actually be competed as an official branch of the Asian Games. The upcoming 2022 games.

The question is, why were these 6 games entered and selected by the Asian eSports federation based in Hong Kong? Why not other popular games? nyonyahidayat.blogspot.com will discuss because

1. PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER (PES)

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This football game made by Konami Japan, was selected and will be competed at the 2022 Asian Games, then the question is, Why not FIFA?

These 2 soccer games have been eternal rivals for a long time, the reason for the Asian eSport Federation, Pro Evolution Soccer is because of the fan factor, Pro Evolution Soccer is more in demand in Asia than FIFA, while FIFA dominates in Europe and America, if at the Olympics it is possible FIFA will enter, reportedly the Olympics in Paris in 2024 will also include eSports even though it is still an exhibition.

2. LEAGUE OF LEGENDS

the list of selected games in the asian games The reason these 6 games are included in the 2020 Asian Games

This PC moba game that was released in 2009 is really mature, it’s almost 10 years old. Riot’s MOBA does have a large fanbase in Asia, why isn’t the selected PC moba game Dota 2? it turns out that League of Legends is considered more popular in Asia than Dota 2, indeed on the Twitch site, the ranking of League of Legend is higher than Dota 2 as the most watched game

3. HEARTSTONE

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This game made by Blizzard Entertainment is already very well known among gamers, besides this Craft game genre game often wins awards, for example in 2015, Heartstone managed to receive an achievement award as

  • Best Multiplayer Game at BAFTA awards
  • Best Digital Card Game in 2013 by Forbes magazine
  • Best Mobile/Handheld Game from The Game Awards (2014)
  • Multiplayer Game of the Year and Best Overall game from GameTrailer (2014)
  • Mobile Game of the Year and Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year from the DICE Awards (2014).

So, it’s no wonder why this game was chosen as the game to be competed at the 2022 Asian Games.

4. STARCRAFT

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The game made by Blizzard that entered the Asian Games apart from Heartstone is starcraft. Starcraft is the most famous real time strategy game, the game is very fitting to represent the RTS genre

5. CLASH ROYALE

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This game made by Supercell which was released in 2022 was also selected for the Asian Games, playing this game does require certain tactics and watching Pro players play this game is also fun, the popularity of this game is no longer in doubt.

6. ARENA OF VALOR (AOV)

the list of selected games in the asian games The reason these 6 games are included in the 2020 Asian Games

Interestingly, there are 3 MOBA game titles that are candidates for mobile games that are included in the Asian Games and the three candidates are Mobile Legends, Arena Of Valor and VainGlory.

It was announced at the 2022 ASL final, and the one chosen to enter the Asian Games was Arena Of Valor aka AOV.
This is a lot of debate why AOV was chosen and why not Mobile Legends?
Many Mobile Legends fans in Indonesia have complained about the decision regarding this, from the players and the number of users who downloaded the fact that Mobile legends far outperformed Arena Of Valor.

In this post nyonyahidayat.blogspot.com will provide a complete explanation for this one moba game.
The reason why Mobile Legends was not selected in the 2022 Asian games

Not only fans in one country are a lot like mobile legends who have such a large market share in Indonesia, but besides that the organizers considered several reasons why the AOV moba game was chosen, for example at the beginning of this year AOV was crowned the Best Multiplayer Game in the event. International Gaming Award (IMGA) 2022, which is played by more than 160 million monthly active users worldwide.

Maybe you are wondering why there are so many AOV players while the number of downloads on the google play store is only a few million. It turns out that the number of downloads on Google Play that you see is the number of downloads in the Indonesian region only. Another fact is that AOV has a different name on the google play store in each country, as a reference for the name of the AOV game in China, AOV is called King OF Glory, in Vietnam, Lien Quan, and others.

In addition, the game also has a structure for standard and tiered official competitions, from amateur, national to international levels.

That’s the reason the 6 games above are included in the 2022 Asian Games in Palembang and Jakarta, let’s make this prestigious event a success by supporting all Indonesian athletes, especially our country as the host.
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