PUBG Corporation officially announces the PUBG Global Invitational 2018, an esports tournament where 20 of the world’s best PUBG teams will face off for a total of 2 million USD in prize pool and the ultimate PUBG bragging rights. There have been tournaments in the past, but this will be the first official tournament hosted by PUBG Corporation themselves. The tournament will take place in Berlin, Germany, from July 25 through July 29.
PGI 2018 will feature 20 top global PUBG teams, selected via regional qualifying tournaments hosted in North America, Europe and Asia through the beginning of July. Gameplay at PGI 2018 will consist of four-player squad battles, with third-person perspective (TPP) matches held on July 25 and 26, followed by first-person perspective (FPP) matches on July 28 and 29. A winning team will be crowned for each mode, TPP and FPP.
The region breakdown for qualifiers is given below :
In the words of PUBG Corporation CEO Changhan Kim,“The PUBG Global Invitational 2018, is a landmark moment for PUBG Corp. as a showcase of the potential of PUBG esports. The team at PUBG Corp. is working tirelessly to ensure that the PGI 2018 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.”