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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)

North America

  • 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)


  • 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)

South America

  • 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.