Charitable fun over in Berlin.
PUBG Corporation have announced the PGI Charity Showdown, where 40 top video game broadcasters and 40 of the world’s PUBG pros will team up and battle it out through four intense matches over on their Twitch channel for the chance to win some of the $1,000,000 prize purse for their chosen charity. The fight will commence on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7am Pacific Time (4:00 pm CEST).
It’ll be shown live from the Mercedes-Benz arena in Berlin, during the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 (PGI 2018). It’ll have some of the biggest Twitch personalities there, including Ninja, Shroud, Dr DisRespect, Moondye, Rubiu5, Willyrex, Sacriel, and more. The matches will be four First Person Perspective (FPP) matches set on the originalt PUBG map, Erangel, and each team will have two broadcast personalities, and two PUBG pros on it.
The prizes are as follows:
- Total Prize Purse: $1,000,000 USD
- 1st Place Squad: $600,000 USD to donate to charity of 1st place winner’s choice
- 2nd Place Squad: $300,000 USD to donate to charity of 2nd place winner’s choice
- 3rd Place Squad: $100,000 USD to donate to charity of 3rd place winner’s choice
Those who are PGI 2018 attendees, and have a ticket to any single day of the tournament can attend in person at Mercedes-Benz Arena at no additional cost. The PGI 2018 tournament will take place over Wednesday, July 25 to Sunday, July 29, as 20 professional PUBG esports teams fight for the ultimate title of PUBG World Champion, which can also be watched via their Twitch channel.