Since the past few years, Mobile esports is vigorously growing in the Asian region. The Asian region has the highest viewership of Esports around the globe. Let’s have a look at Most popular mobile Esports games played in different Asian countries.
Esports Charts recently analyzed the various games played in different countries in the Asian region in a recent blog post.
Mobile Esports games played in different Asian countries
The analysis carried out by Esports Charts considers the Hour watched of Esports tournaments from January 2021 to September 2021. Moreover, it only includes data from each country and not the statistics of interregional and international events.
Free Fire leads in India and Sri Lanka with 2.5 Million hours watched and 11,000 hours watched, respectively. Earlier, PUBG Mobile used to be the top game. However, after the ban of PUBG Mobile by the Indian government, Free Fire rose to the top.
On the other hand, PUBG Mobile leads the charge in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Mongolia, and Japan.
Due to the lack of information about Chinese streaming platforms, it is hard to analyze the most played game in the country. However, according to the available information, either the Game for Peace (the Chinese PUBG Mobile version) or the Honor of Kings (the Chinese version of Arena of Valor) should be the most-watched in the country.
Moreover, Arena of Valor leads the charge of the most-watched mobile esports game in Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam. On the other hand, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (ML:BB) has the top Watch hours in Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Surprisingly, in South Korea, Clash of Clans is the most-watched game. On the other hand, League of Legends: Wild Rift has the highest watch hours in Hong Kong.
By the total hours watched, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is the most-watched Mobile Esports game. On the other hand, Indonesia has the highest percentage of hours watched, 23.4%, in the entire Asian region.