Today we’re proud to announce PUBG Global Invitational 2018 (PGI 2018), an esports tournament where 20 top professional PUBG teams from around the world will face off for a total of US $2 million in prizes and the ultimate PUBG bragging rights. PGI 2018 is the first major PUBG esports tournament officially hosted by PUBG Corp. It 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 perspective mode, TPP and FPP.
The chart below shows how many teams from each region will participate in PGI 2018.
*Asia region excluding China, Japan, and Korea
More details on PGI 2018, including information on ticket sales, regional qualifiers and venue are forthcoming. Stay tuned for more details.
A special note from PUBG Corp. 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.”