Journey to PGC 2020: Welcome to the PUBG Global Series!

Hello Survivors,

Last December, we introduced our plans to evolve and increase PUBG Esports in 2020 (Esports 2020: PUBG Global Series at a Glance). We discovered loads from 2019 and this 12 months we goal to be formidable with enhancements. This new format is designed to be extra accessible, partaking and motion packed for our companions, gamers and viewers.

Today, we wish to present an in depth look into the PUBG Global Series (PGS) that may assist us increase the world standing of PUBG esports and convey the strongest groups to the world stage. Are you prepared? Let’s drop in!

three Leaps Towards PGS and PGC

In 2020, PUBG will host a complete of four world occasions. After three PGS occasions, the PUBG Global Championship (PGC) 2020 will mark the closing occasion and decide the finest PUBG esports workforce.

A complete of 32 groups will compete at every of the three PGS occasions. The prime 4 groups from the most up-to-date world competitors will mechanically qualify for the subsequent occasion. The remaining 28 slots shall be stuffed by groups who take part in regional qualifiers in certainly one of the six areas, together with Korea, China, Japan, Europe, Americas, and Asia Pacific.

Each PGS occasion will encompass three levels: Group Stage, Elimination Stage, and Grand Finals. The occasion will run for a complete of 9 days. The prime 12 groups (6 from every group) out of the 32 groups in Group Stage will advance to Grand Finals. Elimination Stage shall be the final alternative for four extra groups to catch the practice to Grand Finals.

To crown the 2020 PUBG World Champions, 16 groups will battle it out at PGC 2020. The prime four groups from the third PGS occasion will mechanically qualify for PGC. The remaining 12 spots shall be stuffed by the highest ranked groups based mostly on the sum of factors scored in the Grand Finals from all three PGS occasions.

Better Revenue Sharing

First, constructing off our capacity to distribute greater than $6 million USD in prize pool and crowdfunding to groups at the 2019 PGC, we are going to create a extra diversified income sharing program for collaborating groups. Between prize pool and crowdfunding efforts, PUBG ensures collaborating groups a minimal of $20,000 for every PGS occasion. The first three PGS occasions will characteristic a prize pool of $500,000 USD every, whereas PGC 2020 will award $2,000,000 USD.

In addition, Pick’Em Challenge will return stronger and crowdfunding initiatives will proceed with high-quality PGS objects. For each PGS occasion, 25% of PGS merchandise gross sales shall be shared with collaborating groups, the place 10% of the gross sales shall be contributed to the occasion prize pool, one other 10% of the gross sales distributed to collaborating groups and 5% will rely in direction of the prize pool of PGC 2020.

The First Battleground, PGS: Berlin

The PUBG Global Series kicks off with PGS: Berlin, which takes place for 2 weeks at Messe Berlin from March 31 to April 12. Group Stage and Elimination Stage will run from March 31 to April 5, adopted by three days of Grand Finals starting on April 10 to decide the winner of the first PGS occasion.

Regional Online Qualifier to earn slots at the PGS Berlin shall be accomplished in March. Stay tuned for the checklist of 32 groups that made it to Berlin. Check out regional PUBG esports web sites for particulars about regional qualification.

See you on the Battleground!

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