PUBG's first world tournament: $2 million in prizes and more

PUBG Corp announces the first official global tournament for Battlegrounds, 20 teams will fight for $2 million.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Apr 23 2018 11:00 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

The largest shift for Battlegrounds is about to occur, with developer PUBG Corp. has announced the world's first global tournament for Battlegrounds, inviting 20 of the best PUBG teams in the world to compete in Berlin in July for a prize pool of $2 million.

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PUBG Corp. boss Chang Han Kim announced: "The team at PUBG Corp. is working tirelessly to ensure that the PUBG Global International exemplifies the pinnacle of PUBG competition and brings to life all of the excitement, tension, and exhilaration of the highest level of PUBG play, not only to the fans attending the PGI 2018, but also those watching at home".

The company will choose 20 qualifying teams in the beginning of July, after a bunch of regional qualifying tournaments are held in the US, Europe, and Asia. PUBG players will fight in 4-player squad battles in both third-person and first-person modes, with the third-person qualifying rounds taking place July 25-26, and first-person between July 28-29.

The geographic split for the PUBG global tournament will be:

  • North America -- 3 teams
  • Europe -- 3 teams
  • CIS -- 2 teams
  • China -- 2 teams
  • South Korea -- 2 teams
  • Japan -- 2 teams
  • Asia (outside China, South Korea, and Japan) - 3 teams
  • South America/Latin America -- 1 team
  • Middle East/North Africa -- 1 team
  • Oceania - 1 team

With a huge $2 million prize pool and 20 teams, this will be one of the most-watched PUBG events of all time.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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