Press release

30/04/2020

PUBG Corporation Announces Global PCS Charity Showdown Schedule


Series (PCS) in response to COVID-19, PUBG Corporation is sharing the schedule for the first event - the PCS Charity Showdown. The PCS Charity Showdown will consist of four regional online tournaments taking place throughout the month of May. The four regions include: Asia (Korea, Japan, China and Chinese Taipei), Asia Pacific (Southeast Asia and Oceana), Europe and North America.

Teams will be competing for their share of a $100,000 USD prize pot in each of the regional tournaments. As these are charity tournaments, PUBG Corporation will also donate an additional $100,000 to each tournament for charities selected by the winning teams – resulting in an $800,000 combined fund. Further details around each individual tournament can be found below.


PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES EUROPE CHARITY SHOWDOWN
Schedule:

  • Europe West Open Qualifiers: May 2-9
  • Europe East Open Qualifiers: May 4-11
  • Middle East & Africa Open Qualifiers: May 5-12
  • Group Stage Week 1: May 15-17
  • Group Stage Week 2: May 22-24
  • Grand Finals (16 Teams): May 29-31

Participating teams:
  • Invited: FaZe Clan, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, TSM, ENCE, RYE Gaming, Northern Lights Team, Adepts, Tornado Energy, Omaken Sports
  • 14 teams from open qualifiers

PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES NORTH AMERICA CHARITY SHOWDOWN
Schedule:
  • Qualifier Round of 64: May 2-3
  • Qualifier Round of 32: May 9-10
  • Qualifier Round of 16: May 16-17
  • PCS North America Charity Showdown: May 21-24

Participating teams:
  • Invited: Soniqs, Exodus, Oath, Houston Hardshifts, Livid Gaming, 303 Esports, Team Clueless, Radiance
  • Eight teams from open qualifiers

PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES ASIA CHARITY SHOWDOWN
Schedule:
  • Week 1: May 15, 17
  • Week 2: May 22, 24

Participating teams:
  • Korea: Gen.G, ENTUS, Element Mystic, Griffin, VRLU GHIBLI, Quadro
  • China: Luminous Stars Gaming, LYG Gaming, Tianba, iFTY, Four Angry Men, RushB Gaming
  • Japan: Sunsister, Detonation Gaming White
  • Chinese Taipei: Global Esports Xsset, Team Curson

PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES APAC CHARITY SHOWDOWN
Schedule:
  • Week 1: May 14, 16
  • Week 2: May 21, 23

Participating teams:
  • Vietnam: Ceberus Esports, Creatory Esports, Phoenix Gaming, Divine Esports, DivisionX Gaming, DIC Gaming
  • Thailand: Buriram United Esports, Golden Cat, Daytrade Gaming, Qconfirm, MiTH
  • Indonesia: Victim FTF
  • Philippines: ArkAngel Predator
  • Oceana: Fury Australia, Athletico, Team Ferox


By holding all PCS Charity Showdown events online, PUBG Corporation aims to achieve the goals announced earlier this year. These include strengthening the PUBG esports ecosystem, reaffirming its sustainability by improving the competitive structure, increasing profit sharing with participating teams, and expanding third-party partner events.

For more information on PUBG: please check around 2020 PUBG esports and the regional tournaments, head to our main esports site and Twitter page.
 

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About PUBG Corporation
PUBG Corporation, a member of the KRAFTON game union (former Bluehole Inc.), began as Bluehole Ginno Games, Inc. in 2009 and later renamed to PUBG Corporation in 2017. PUBG Corporation is the publisher and developer of the 2017 blockbuster battle royale video game, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), on multiple platforms. Since its release, PUBG has received worldwide acclaim, achieving seven Guinness World Records and winning multiple game awards worldwide. Headquartered in Korea, PUBG Corporation has multiple operational offices globally across North America, Europe, Japan and China.