Due to the increasing problems throughout the world created by the COVID 19 pandemic. Many developers and organizers of the esport events have postponed or cancelled their tournaments. To keep the players and teams safe, PUBG corporation cancelled the PUBG Global Series which was to be held in Berlin.
With the cancellation of PGS Berlin, 21 teams that qualified for the event will be compensated by the organizers. The 21 teams around the world that qualified for PGS Berlin will be provided with $20,000 each. The top five Chinese teams participating from PCL will be rewarded with $20,000 each. In the case of the Americas region, the $120,000 allocated for the top six seeds will be distributed to the 16 teams that made it to the final qualifier.
About PUBG Continental Series (PCS)
After the cancellation of PGS Berlin, PUBG is implementing an online regional tournament structure called the PUBG Continental Series (PCS) to support the teams and players in 2020.
In May, June, and August, online events in the PUBG Continental Series will be held across four regions, with a total of $2,400,000 being rewarded across all events. The four regions include:
- Asia – which consists of Korea, Japan, China, and Chinese Taipei
- Asia Pacific- which consists of Southeast Asia and Oceania
- North America
PCS CHARITY SHOWDOWN (MAY)
This event is scheduled for May, that will be a regional charity invitational event.
While the total combined winning for these regional tournaments are $800,000, each tournament will have a prize pot and donation fund of $200,000.
- $100,000 will be distributed to participating teams based on their performance.
- The remaining $100,000 will be donated to a charity of the winning team’s choice under the names of all participating teams from the regional tournament
The four PCS regional tournaments – ASIA, APAC, NA, and EUROPE – to be held in June and August will provide an opportunity for teams to prove that they are the best in their region. Once again, the total prize pool for the official PCS tournaments is $800,000, with $200,000 going to each regional tournament.