PUBG Corporation has announced the 20 teams that will go head to head at this years PUBG Global Invitational (PGI 2018), a tournament that sees top teams battling it out in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for the PUBG World Champion title as well as a share of the prize money, totalling $2 million (USD).
Qualifying tournaments have been held worldwide over the last several weeks and 20 of those teams have proved their mettle in this time, earning themselves a place in the finals which will take place from July 25 – 29 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany.
The qualifying PGI 2018 teams will battle it out in both third-person perspective(TPP) and first-person perspective(FPP) matches, with the TPP tournament held on July 25 and 26, and FPP play to take place on July 28 and 29. A $1 million USD prize pool is allocated in each perspective mode tournament and two teams will be crowned as world champions: one for TPP and other one for FPP.
See a full list of teams below:
- Team Liquid (Scoom, Jeemzz, Sambty, Ibiza)
- Welcome to South Georgo (MiracU, Gaxy, vard, Larsen)
- Pittsburgh Knights (Voxsic, Draedon, texqs, Krama)
- Team Gates (Mossy, Exko, Cillo, Mortify)
- Ghost Gaming (Miccoy, Pr0phie, Turtle, BALLOC)
- Honey Badger Nation (Timid, GrislyMallard9, Fastrail, w1ckk)
- Natus Vincere (POKAMOLODOY, pijamaenota, Drainys, iLame_ru)
- Avangar Gaming (MuMiNo, keeN, 0nuqtive, DieZzz)
- 4AM (4AMCPT, 4AMGuCun, 4AMALUKA, 4AMGODV)
- OMG (OMGxiaorong, OMGxiaohaixxxx, OMGsilentBT_, OMGlionkk)
- Refund Gaming (DjChip, Pino, MeoU, FunkyM)
- Made in Thailand/MITH (MiTH_MinORu, MiTH_Ezqelusia, MiTH_SviTT, MiTH_HoNBoya)
- AHQ Esports Club (ahq_K3, ahq_Waisun, ahq_W1nner, ahq_M4)
- Crest Gaming Xanadu (CGX_Aries_, CGX_Rio01, CGX_Pureboy, CGX_Shianblue)
- Crest Gaming Windfall (CGW_kurad, CGW_LevArie, CGW_MarimoSTAR, CGW_MrYoppy)
- Gen.G Gold (Chelator, Loki, EscA, SimSn)
- Gen.G Black (YoonRoot, Esther, SexyPIG, Gramatic)
- Oyun Hizmetleri (POLLADERUC, MrSedaT, Colorist, tmhMM)
- Savage Esports (RagnarLoth, Maikzj, Loquix, SzylzEN)
- Chiefs Esports Club (eDGe, Champzzzz, P_for_Potato, kritikalmotion)
For more information on PGI 2018, visit the official website.