At the PUBG Mobile 4th Anniversary event held yesterday, the Olympic Council Of Malaysia (OCM) announced their National Team Selection in May 2022 as part of the Road To Asian Games (RDAG) 2022 program.
In his speech at the event, OCM Secretary-General Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin expressed his support for the event, saying:
“Thank you Tencent Games and Xiaomi for inviting us to be a part of the PUBG Mobile 4th Anniversary Celebration. To commemorate this special occasion, we would like to make a special announcement in regards to the RDAG 2022 program, an esports program jointly created by the Olympic Council Of Asia (OCA) and the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF).
The Olympic Council Of Malaysia (OCM) will be organizing a national selection event in May 2022 as part of the RDAG program to select the best players to represent Malaysia in the upcoming Asian Games.
We hope to encourage more local esports talent to participate in the program, especially since we have many highly-skilled talents among our Malaysian youths who are on par with the world’s best players.”
OCM also introduced a collaboration with Tencent Games to further develop and nurture the skills of the PUBG Mobile community for the upcoming PUBG Mobile City Tournament and beyond.
In September 2021, PUBG Mobile was announced as one of the eight games that will medal in the official esports program for the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China PR. The seven other games include: DOTA 2, League of Legends, Hearthstone, FIFA, Street Fighter V, Arena of Valor Asian Games Version, and Dream of Three Kingdoms 2.