The Philippine Southeast Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) and Razer announced the 5 out of the 6 esports games for esports tournament at 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).
The esports game that will include in SEA games 2019 are Mobile Legends Bang Bang, Arena of Valor, Dota2, Starcraft 2, and Tekken 7.
PC Games: Dota 2, Starcraft2
Mobile Games: Mobile Legends Bang Bang &Arena of Valor
Consoles Games: Tekken 7
Mobile Legends is the first confirmed esports games for SEA Games 2019 that has been announced last month. On Friday, 4 more esports title for SEA Games 2019 has been revealed. The 6th and last game is still under evaluation and will be announced in upcoming week.
“We are thrilled to see the momentum that our partnership with Razer has achieved in such a short period of time. We are working with all involved publishers and partners to lock down the titles within the next few weeks, and look forward to watching the region’s best esports athletes face off in the arena next year.” Said by PhilSGOC Executive Director Ramon Suzara
Razer co-founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan noted the significance of the medal events for esports, stating that the “shortlisting of six games in such a short time is evidence that the notion of esports as a legitimate sporting event is no longer a fad.” “In the three weeks since we announced esports as a medal event at SEA Games 2019, we’ve seen a phenomenal level of interest from all segments of the industry, most of all game publishers.”
The SEA Games 2019 will begin from next year 30 November 2019 until 11 December 2019.