AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - AUGUST 30, 2022 - On Thursday, Sept. 1, KRAFTON, Inc. will launch the PUBG Continental Series 7 (PCS7) Europe Playoffs, where 32 squads will compete for a $250,000 USD prize pool and a chance to earn one of the 16 spots at the Grand Finals. The Playoffs will be split into three stages - ‘Group Stage,’ ‘Elimination Stage’ and ‘Last Chance’ - and will take place online over the course of eight days across Sept. 1-11. Once Playoffs teams earn a spot at the Grand Finals, they will compete for a chance to secure PUBG Global Championship Points or be awarded automatic qualification into PGC 2022 by winning PCS7 Europe.
Participating PCS7 Teams
PCS6 Europe Winners Entropiq have automatically qualified for the Group Stage of the PCS7 Europe Playoffs. They will be joined by Acend Club (DACH Meisterschaft), HOWL (Protality Series Season 5), SHEESH, formerly ENTERPRISE (Saska eLEAGUE), Team Exalt (PSL Showdown Summer), who each earned PCS Europe Wildcards through accredited third-party events. BBL Esports, ENCE, FaZe Clan, FUT Esports, HEROIC, Natus Vincere, Northern Lights Team and Overpeekers (formerly Team Liquid) will also be joining the Playoffs as direct invites.
In addition to the above, the following top teams from the PCS7 Europe Open Qualifiers will be competing in the Playoffs:
Europe Open Qualifiers: AustrianForce, Bystanders, Expendables, Fellas, Faygo,
GDE eSports, PolishPower, Project Underdog, Room For Improvement, SEIRIN, The Woo, win or die
MEA Open Qualifiers: Digital Athletics, ON GRIND, PINK VENOM, Sarvem Esports, Signature, STARDUST, Team Elite
PCS7 Europe Broadcast Details
Fans will be able to tune into all of the European PCS7 action on the official PUBG Esports YouTube and Twitch channels, where they will be joined by Marten “Avnqr” Gøth, Liam “Chunks” Desposito, Patrick “Frosz” Lu, John “Jorosar” Sargent, James “Kaelaris” Carrol, Ivo “Kowo” Schenk, Richard “Saga” Sharples, Sam “Tech Girl” Wright, and Tobias “TheNameIsToby” Wiinblad.
The action will also be available in Turkish on the official PUBG: Battlegrounds TR YouTube and Twitch channels with Talents Mustafa "Fanius" Gültekin, Timur "Timurleng" Günay, Arda "Tropik" Bayram, Utku "Utimik" Taşyürek, Buğrahan "Wreckage" Şevke.
In addition, a German broadcast will be available on the official PUBG: Battlegrounds DE Twitch channel for fans to enjoy with Talents Jannik “Gideon” Rädisch, Patrick “InviSan” Schadewitz, Kathryn “Lady_de_Rose” Eykelen, Daniel “Rubal8er” Rubalcado, Adnan ”Souljah87” Rashid, Till “TiuriFalk” Proetzel, Klaus “Trauni” Parzinger
A full rundown of the schedule can be found below, with matches taking place at 19:00 CEST daily:
Group Stage: September 1-4
Elimination Stage: September 8-10
Last Chance: September 11
More information on PUBG Esports is available at https://pubgesports.eu/en and on official social media channels: YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch and TikTok. Further assets and press releases are available on the official PUBG Esports press room.
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