BGMI players are eligible to participate in Asian Games 2022 in the Esports category.


A sense of relief and delight is going through the Battleground Mobile India players because they can now participate in the Asian Games 2022. After the Olympic Committee permitted including PUBG in the E-sports Medal Category. The Asian Games will start on September 10 2022, and conclude on September 25 2022, in Hangzhou, China.

What is OVS ?

The E-sports medal events represent OVS, which took place in the initial phase of the 2020 Olympics this year. The Olympic Virtual Series (OVS) is the first Olympic-licensed event for both physical and virtual sports; supporters contend it is the next big step in innovation for the Olympics.

The virtual series began on May 13 with staggering competition starts, giving each sport time in the spotlight. The virtual series concluded on June 23, Olympic Day, with all event finals, including baseball, sailing, rowing, cycling, and motorsport events, broadcast throughout the day.

Even though these Esports games were only a demonstration and not officially medaled; they drew much attention from athletic committees worldwide. To the level where the Asian Olympic Council has resolved to make esports a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games. Esports at the 2022 Asian Games could serve as a warm-up for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

PUBG Mobile is accompanied by seven other esports medal events at the 2022 Asian Games; including FIFA, Arena of Valor, Dota 2, League of Legends, Dream Three Kingdoms 2, Hearthstone, and Street Fighter V. At the 2022 Asian Games, two more games, Robot Masters and VR Sports, will be played as showcase events.

How will this move impact the masses?

It’s really wonderful for the country because people get motivated and play BGMI and now achieve something special said Youtuber and amateur gamer Yajat Dewan. Yajat Dewan has been in the gaming industry for more than 3 years. He has a lot of connections with some professional gamers as well.

It will not be the first time that Indians will participate in an event like this. Esports was a demonstration event at the 2018 Asian Games when Indian gamer Tirth Mehta won a bronze medal in Hearthstone. Also, In India, many gamers play BGMI as a pass time and way of earning presence and money. The permission by IOC will give them a chance to represent their country on an international stage. This time, each title will have a gold, silver and bronze medal on offer.

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