PUBG Mobile Global Championship Grand Final is in full swing where the top 16 teams around the globe are fighting for the Ultimate Pubg Mobile Champions Title and for a share of the Massive $3,490,000 USD prize pool. Well, we are still cherishing PMGC fever but its looks like Tencent has some bigger plans for PUBG Mobile Esports 2022. Tencent’s director of esports James Yang announces the 2022 Roadmap of the PUBG Mobile Esports ecosystem.
Since PUBG Mobile Esports first edition in 2018, Tencent game keeps on evolving the Esports model like the introduction of PMSC and PMCO in 2018 and 2019 to 7 new Pubg Mobile Pro Leagues around the world in 2020 and 2021 and also most prestigious PMGC which also included the participation of Chinses Teams. So James Yang revealed plans for 2022 to make this esports ecosystem stronger and flourishing.
PUBG Mobile Esports 2022 Roadmap: Bigger Prize pool, Franchise Model, and Many More
If you talk about talent, it can come from any place that’s what Pubg Mobile is realizing. 2022 Esports will provide a stable base for young talents around the world hence Team Performing in third party or regional leagues will also provide support from Tencent games as well. Regional Tournaments will be considered the first ladder for climbing the PUBG mobile esports pyramid.
James Yang also revealed that the Previous model of “PMCO to PMPL” also “Twice per Year” is changed to new Architecture “PMNC and Regional Cups to PMPL” and ” Only once per Year”. So, all the teams need to give their single best shot in their regional tournaments to make it through a single PMPL.
Pubg Mobile Esports 2022 will also feature a bigger prize pool than 2021. However, exact figures will be available later. The prize pool of 2021 Esports format was around $14 Million distributed across various regional leagues and championship, which was also jump of 180% than 2020 prizepool. Therefore considering PUBG Mobile ambitions for 2022, we can see an even bigger jump than this.
In all of this, James yang addressed the most awaited quora among esports fans- Introduction of Franchise based model in PUBG Mobiles esports. It is worth mentioning that the franchise model has already been successfully implemented in Domestic Chinese Leagues. In this franchised competition, twenty clubs fight for the title of regional champion. Peacekeeper Elite is the Chinese version of PUBG Mobile (also known as Game for Peace). So following the same footsteps, Franchise based format will be available to Southeast Asia Regions. Hence we can see official players bidding and transfers among different sponsoring companies, making it an exciting experience in addition to the current architecture.
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