Announcement of PUBG SEA Esports Roadmap for 2019

Entertainment Press Releases Monday March 11, 2019 13:28
SEOUL, South Korea--11 Mar--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

All of the drop decisions, cross-map sniping, and close-quarters battles are ultimately about pro PUBG teams fighting for a chance to go against pro PUBG teams from all around the globe with big prize pools and championships on the line. Today the stakes are raised, as PUBGunveils the roadmap for qualifying into the top international competitions in PUBG esports for year 2019.

SEA Championship 2019 will run in three seasons, starting with SEA Championship Season 1 in March, followed by Season 2 in June, and Season 3 in October. Each season will consist 16 pro PUBG teams from around SEA region to battle off for the US$50,000 prize pool and the tickets to head to global PUBG events.

The top-performing teams of Season 1 and 2 of SEA Championship will be able to compete head-to-head in third-party-hosted global events, followed by a global All-Star Games. At the end of Season 3, the top teams will gather for a Global Championship.

24 teams will come together for the first global PUBG event, FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic. Following this, there will be two more PUBG Classic events leading up to the Global Championship. The second PUBG Classic will consist of 16 teams from North America, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Latin America and Oceania while another 16 teams from mainland China, Korea, Southeast Asia, Taipei and Japan will be competing in the third PUBG Classic. Finally, a total of 32 teams gathering for the PUBG Global Championship -- the survivors of which will have a shot at a US$2 million prize pool and the right to call themselves the best PUBG players in the world.

SEA Championship Season 1 will kick off PUBG esports this year in the SEA region on March 16th and 17th. Five seeds are given to teams that performed well in SEA and global events last year: PUBG Southeast Asia Championship 2018, JIB PUBG SEA Championship Bangkok 2018, PAI Macao 2019, and an additional invited teams from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Below is the full list of the 16 teams that will be competing to emerge as the first champion of 2019.

Country       Type     Team Name
Thailand     Seed     MITH
Thailand     Seed     Purple Mood
Vietnam       Seed     Divine Esports
Vietnam       Seed     Refund Gaming
Indonesia     Seed     Aerowolf Team 7
Thailand     Invited   Armory Gaming
Thailand     Invited   Tokiostriker
Vietnam       Invited   Rate Me Five Stars
Vietnam       Invited   Vikings Gaming
Vietnam       Invited   GAMEHOME Esports
Indonesia     Invited   Aerowolf Team 1
Indonesia     Invited   RRQ
Philippines   Invited   ArkAngel
Philippines   Invited   NCGC Vortex
Malaysia     Invited   Geek Fam
Malaysia     Invited   Battle Arena Elites

Three top teams from the two-day tournament will be granted the seeds to compete with 21 other global pro teams at FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic, the first PUBG global esports event. The first PUBG Classic will take place in London on April 16th, 2019, with a total prize pool of US$400,000.

More information about SEA Championship will be presented via official PUBG Facebook page.
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Caption: Detailed region slots for 2019 PUBG global events.
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Caption: PUBG SEA Championship Season 1 - Hanoi 2019 Official Logo

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