Olympic Esports Series 2023 finals in Singapore from 22 to 25 June

IOC Confirms Olympic Esports Series 2023 and how everything is changing in the gaming Industry.

Esports, also known as electronic sports, have been gaining significant attention and recognition in recent years. With the rapid growth of the gaming industry, Esports has become a massive phenomenon, attracting millions of fans and players from around the world. With the recent announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) about the Olympics Esports Series, the world of gaming has been in chaos since then. In this blog post, we will discuss why Esports is important for the gaming world and its potential benefits in the Olympics.

Olympics ESports
Olympics ESports

What is Esports?

Esports is a form of competition that involves video games. It can be played individually or in teams, and the games played can range from first-person shooters to strategy games. Esports has become a global phenomenon, with major tournaments and leagues offering huge prize pools and attracting millions of viewers.

Which Games are featured in the Olympic Esports Series 2023?

Well, various esports players are criticizing the games selected for the Olympics Esports Series, the finals of which are scheduled from 22 June to 25 June 2023. At present, the world has seen the potential of the gaming industry and there are numerous games (PUBG, Fortnite, CoC, CoD) in which tournaments have already been broadcasted and million have been won by winners. You can find below the games featured in the Olympics and if you can win a prize, participate in the games.

Olympics ESports Games List:
  • Archery (World Archery Federation, Tic Tac Bow) Playstore Link here
  • Baseball (World Baseball Softball Confederation, WBSC eBASEBALL™: POWER PROS)
  • Chess (International Chess Federation, Chess.com)
  • Cycling (UCI, Zwift)
  • Dance (World DanceSport Federation, JustDance
  • Motor sport (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, Gran Turismo)
  • Sailing (World Sailing, Virtual Regatta) Playstore Link here
  • Taekwondo (World Taekwondo, Virtual Taekwondo) 
  • Tennis (International Tennis Federation, Tennis Clash), Playstore Link here
Olympics ESports
Olympics ESports

Why Esports should be in Olympics?

Esports has become a significant industry, with millions of fans and players worldwide. It has become a legitimate form of sports, with professional players earning a living from playing games. Esports has also been recognized as a valuable marketing tool for game developers, who use it to promote their games and increase their popularity.

Esports in the Olympics would provide several benefits to the gaming world. Here are some of the reasons why Esports in the Olympics is important for the gaming community:

1. Increased Visibility: The Olympics is one of the biggest sporting events in the world, with millions of viewers tuning in to watch the games. Esports in the Olympics would provide a massive boost to the visibility of Esports, reaching new audiences and increasing its popularity.

2. Legitimacy: Esports in the Olympics would provide a level of legitimacy to the industry, recognizing it as a legitimate sport. This would encourage more people to take up Esports and potentially lead to more investment in the industry.

3. Unity: The Olympics is a global event that brings together people from all over the world. Esports in the Olympics would bring gamers from different countries together, promoting unity and understanding.

4. Inspiration: The Olympics is an event that inspires people to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness. Esports in the Olympics would inspire young gamers to pursue their passion and potentially lead to the development of new talent in the industry.

5. Financial Benefits: The Olympics is a massive event that generates significant revenue for the host city and the surrounding areas. Esports in the Olympics would bring in a new audience and potentially lead to increased revenue for the gaming industry.

Arguments Against the Inclusion of Esports in the Olympics:

Despite the potential benefits of the inclusion of Esports in the Olympics, there are still several arguments against it. Here are some of the arguments against the inclusion of Esports in the Olympics:

1. Physical Activity: One of the main arguments against the inclusion of Esports in the Olympics is that it does not involve physical activity. Traditional Olympic sports require athletes to be physically fit, and Esports does not meet this requirement.

2. Skill vs. Athleticism: Another argument against the inclusion of Esports in the Olympics is that it requires a different set of skills compared to traditional Olympic sports. Traditional Olympic sports require a combination of physical and mental skills, while Esports requires mainly mental skills.

3. The unpredictability of Technology: Esports relies heavily on technology, and there is always a risk of technical issues that could affect the outcome of the game. This could lead to controversy and potentially undermine the integrity of the Olympics.

4. Gaming Addiction: Another argument against the inclusion of Esports in the Olympics is that it could promote gaming addiction, particularly among young people. This could have negative effects on mental health and social development.


The inclusion of Esports in the Olympics was a controversial topic, with arguments both for and against it. However, with its inclusion it is now clear that Esports has become a significant industry that attracts millions of fans and players worldwide. ESports in the Olympics could provide several benefits, such as increased visibility, legitimacy, unity, inspiration, and financial benefits. While there are valid concerns about the physical activity requirement, the different skill set, technical issues, and potential negative effects on mental health, these can be addressed through careful consideration and regulation.

Olympics Esports is now officially launched and we just have to conquer and rule in the world of gaming.

Frequently Asked Questions Related to Esports in Olympics.

1. When was Esports added in Olympics?

Esports in Olympics was official started from 01.03.2023 and players can participate/register in the game virtually in the nine featured games from here.

2. How many ESports games are there in Olympics 2023?

There are nine games featured in the Olympics 2023, the final of which are scheduled in the month of June.

3. When will Esports' Qualifying window end?

Players can participate/register in Olympic Esports starting from 01.03.2023. However the qualifying window which will end on 15.05.2023.

4. How to participate in Olympics Esports?

To participate in the Olympic esports, register in the official website. Every game requires different gaming platforms, such as Android devices, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, or Nintendo Switch and other motion gaming platforms.

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