The month of September will finally see the arrival of the Hangzhou Asian Games, where athletes from different countries of the continent will fight for the gold medal in a wide variety of sports. This time, esports will be present, and among the selected titles, there will be PUBG Mobile.
The event will kick off on September 23 to October 8and will be held at the Hangzhou Esports Center in China. On the other hand, Kraftonprior to the arrival of the event, has revealed that the PUBG’s new game mode Mobile, will be used in the Asian Games.
This new mode is called Off-Road Racing Mode, where four-person teams face each other on the map “Miramar”.. It has different stages to achieve victory. First, players will have to parachute to the starting position and take a transport. Next, they will have to drive and reach different Check Stations. These will include shooting challenges, where players will have to shoot down targets and score points. On the other hand, there will also be power targets, which will allow players to get boosts and go faster. The first team to reach the goal will win.
Why is the Battle Royale mode not present?
The Asian Games are regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOCfrom the beginning, has been very clear about its position since it communicated the inclusion of esports in these sports competitions. does not want the presence of violence. It is true that the IOC wants to attract the young public that is within the e-sports sector, but making adaptations if necessary. The title PUBG Mobile is well known for its Battle Royale mode, shooting others to win. With the new mode, it remains to be seen how well it will be accepted and how many people will turn out to watch the Asian Games.