The Eastern and Western League Finals of the PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2021 were recently completed. In the PMGC 2021 Grand Finals, sixteen teams from around the world will compete for the ultimate prize. The prize pool for PMGC 2021’s Grand Finals is $3.49 million. The victors will be awarded $1.5 million, with the first and second place finishers receiving $600,000 and $300,000, respectively.
Tencent’s head of PUBG Mobile global esports James Yang told Dot Esports in an interview that the PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2021 grand finals, which are set to take place from January 21 to 23, will not be a LAN event. The competition will be held in a “semi-LAN” format, with all 16 finals competing on the same server. Some teams will be transported to a designated venue to compete in the grand finals to ensure a level playing field for all players
Grand Finalist teams from all over the world started to pack for a common offline venue which turned out to be Singapore as of now. It looks that the chosen site in Singapore, based on recent Instagram photos from Alpha7 Esports, Furious Gaming, and Next Rüya Esports players.
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According to Joaqun “ScreaaM” Escobar’s Instagram account, the Chile-based squad has already travelled for Singapore to compete in the grand finals. The player stated that they will return on January 24, one day after the grand finals conclude. In addition, he stated that each player will be given a OnePlus device to use during the finals. The phone maker is one of PMGC 2021’s sponsors.
It’s not surprising that the grand finals would be held in Singapore. Throughout 2021, the country’s tourism board has backed esports, with the Southeast Asian country hosting major LAN events such as the Free Fire World Series, M3 World Championship, and Horizon Cup. It is currently unknown which teams will compete in the grand finals in Singapore. Turkey, Brazil, and Chile, respectively, are home to Kaos Next Rüya, Alpha7, and Furious Gaming.