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SEA Games 2021: Official list of esports medal events released

Since 2019, esports has been recognized as official medal sports in the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).

According to Vietnam Electronic Sports and Entertainment Association (VIRESA), the ten esports events that will be featured in the 31st SEA Games are as follows: 

  • Arena of Valor
  • CrossFire
  • FIFA Online 4
  • Free Fire
  • League of Legends
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift (Men)
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift (Women)
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
  • PUBG Mobile (Individual); and,
  • PUBG Mobile (Team)

The lineup of tournaments are selected by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, and may expand in the coming years.

The 31st SEA Games in Hanoi To Feature 10 Mobile and PC Esports Events - SEA Games 2021
E-sports tournament lineup for SEA Games 2021

This year’s SEA Games will be highlighting 40 disciplines with participants coming from 11 countries across the region. 

Moreover, Razer, the official esports sponsor of the 30th SEA Games has announced that it is looking forward to supervising this year’s tournaments too.

Administered by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the event is scheduled to take place on November 21st – December 2nd 2021 at the National Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Faith Baltazar
I am a Journalist at MEGPlay and I'm from the Philippines.