A $100,000 qualifier for the $2 million tournament has been announced for the European PUBG teams.
After PUBG Corp made waves announcing the next step for their best-selling Battle Royale game in a form of the Global Invitational with $2 million on the line, the teams anticipated what the qualifier process will look like. Finally, the wait is over.
ESL will be taking care of the European qualifier, where up to 1,280 teams will be able to compete for a chance to make it into the big leagues. For the first time in game’s history, the qualifiers will take place both online and offline and will boast a significant prize pool of its own.
Starting May 7th, the teams will begin their journey towards the biggest PUBG tournament of all time. The online phase will conclude on the 27th, at which point 20 teams that will move on to the offline qualifiers will have been decided.
In the ESL studio in Leicester, UK, Europe’s best teams will fight it out for the three spots in the PUBG Global Invitational, as well as $100,000 in prizes. The prize distribution in the European qualifier is as follows:
1. $20,000 (spot in the PGI 2018)
2. $16,000 (spot in the PGI 2018)
3. $12,000 (spot in the PGI 2018)
PUBG Global Invitational, which will be the biggest tournament for the game yet, will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 25th to 29th of July, where 20 of the world’s best teams will compete for the massive prize pool of $2 million.