Posted by February 18, 2022 in Esports
IESF Reveals Six Game Titles for 2022 World Esports Championships
CS:GO, Dota 2, Tekken 7, eFootball return for the 14th WE Championships;
PUBG mobile, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang added to largest edition of event
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.
About the International Esports Federation
IESF is the unifying body for World Esports. Founded in 2008 by nine-member nations, IESF is currently composed of over 111 Member Federations across five continents. IESF brings together all Esports stakeholders to achieve a united ecosystem for the development of sustainable and responsible gaming worldwide. The IESF Esports World Championship is the biggest multi-sport spectacle of Esports in the world. IESF also organizes the annual Global Esports Executive Summit in order to support the highest standard of Esports governance worldwide.