VIRESA’s Secretary General Do Viet Hung said that the association will prioritize activities related to the upcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as e-sport is one of 40 events which will be competed at the largest regional sport games which is slated to be held in November.
A white book on Vietnamese e-sports will to be released on February 1, which provides key information, official figures from interviews with 50 leading local and foreign enterprises, and responses to 10,000 questionnaires in the sector. It will also give an overview of Vietnam’s e-sports industry, according to the VIRESA.
Established in 2009, the association aims to promote the achievements of Vietnam e-sports and recreational sports, thereby affirming the position of Vietnam's industry in the region and in the world. By 2024, the country will strive to rank first among the countries of Southeast Asia.
The association's task is to make Vietnam the hub of international e-sports and recreational sporting events in Southeast Asia, build a "Strategy for the development of Vietnam e-sports and recreation for the period 2020-2030".