The International Esports Federation (IESF) has revealed the six game titles that will be featured in the 2022 World Esports Championships. Over 120 nations are expected to participate in IESF’s flagship event with Bali, Indonesia hosting the 2022 WE Championships Finals, set to take place from 27 November to 9 December.
Following successful competitions at the 2021 WE Championships in Eilat, Israel, CS:GO, Dota 2, Tekken 7, eFootball return for the 14th edition. Mobile titles PUBG mobile and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang will be included for the first time in 2022 to reflect the growth of the mobile gaming industry, especially among those without the resources or means to play on consoles.
IESF General Secretary Boban Totovski said: “The inclusion of these spectacular six game titles in the 2022 WE Championships supports our mission to unite, support and promote the World Esports Family. We are very grateful for the continued collaboration with publishers, the inclusion of two new mobile titles and to feature the first CS:GO female tournament this year. Together, we are working towards a more accessible and inclusive Esports community.”
Registration will open for National Federations on 20 February on IESF’s new platform. The qualification process will include PC, mobile and console games.
“We look forward to the launch of the qualification process to provide athletes from all over the world the opportunity to participate in the largest international Esports competition where they can represent their nations,” added Totovski.
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