Olympic Council of Asia works with Chinese internet giant on esports
Published: Jan 23, 2022 04:31 PM
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will work with Chinese internet giant Tencent to promote the development of esports in Asia with Asian Electronic Sports Federation, according to an agreement signed by the two at the Asian Electronic Esports Development Conference on Thursday. 

Esports will appear at the 19th Asian Games, which is set to be held in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province from September 10 to 25. For the first time, esports will be an official medal sport after being a demonstration sport at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia in 2018.

Eight games will appear at Hangzhou 2022: League of Legends, DOTA 2, FIFA Online 4, Hearthstone, Arena of Valor Asian Games Version, Dream Three Kingdoms 2, PUBG Mobile Asian Games Version and Street Fighter V.