'Arena of Valor' join in 'Asian Games 2018'
Jun. 5, 2018

The Tencent Games Arena of Valor, one of the most popular and addictive MOBA games, will be presented at the upcoming Asian Games of 2018.

The Asian Electronic Sports Association and the Asian Olympic Council announced the selection of six games that were presented in Jakarta for this year's multi-sport event, including other popular games such as Pro Evolution Soccer, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Starcraft II and Clash Royale . The 2018 edition of the Asian Games will include electronic sports titles for the first time, even if they are demonstration events that are not included in the medal table.

Arena of Valor is a multiplayer online battlefield, a subgenre of videogame that has become increasingly popular due to the growth of the electronic sports scene in the industry. Since its launch in China in 2015, Arena of Valor has grown enormously and today has more than 200 million active players per month, which makes it one of the most popular mobile games in the world.

This is the iOS smart phone game with the best performance in China, with solid statistics, double-digit SAD growth and strong revenue growth year after year. Tencent Games also plans to hold local sports tournaments for the Arena of Valor in India.