The PUBG MOBILE STAR CHALLENGE (PMSC) is the first PUBG Mobile major international tournament organized by Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation. 20 teams from six regions will be competing for a share of the $600,000 prize pool in Dubai. The 20 teams that will compete in Dubai are selected from six regions by hosting individual regional tournaments. The tournament for the Asia region finished yesterday. It featured 20 teams from Thailand, Japan, China, India, Vietnam, South Korea, Philippines and Indonesia.
The tournament consisted of 6 Squad Matches on the Erangel map. The top 3 teams with the highest cumulative score at the end of the 6 matches win the tournament and qualify for the Global Finals in Dubai. Points scored by the teams depend on their placement rank after each match. They also score 15 points for each kill.
Two Thai teams and one Chinese team placed top 3 in the tournament. Team RRQ Athena from Thailand scored 3365 points and got first place. They won $20,000 and got seeded for the Global Finals.
Another Thai Team, EVOS Burnout, considered by many as the best team in the Asia region scored 3035 points and claimed the second seed for the Global Finals. They won $15,000.
Chinese team, The Comfortable Penguin scored 2325 points and took the third seed into the Global Finals. They won $10,000. They barely beat the Japanese team ‘JAPAN STREAMER’ who scored 2280 points.
TeamIND was the only Indian team that participated in the tournament. Unfortunately, they did not perform very well. They scored 1030 points and came 16th.
The Global Finals In Dubai:
The PUBG Mobile Star Challenge Global Finals will be held from 29 November 2018 to 1 December 2018 at the Festival Arena in Dubai. The Champions will be taking home $200,000 and the runners-up will be taking $100,000 and $50,000 respectively. Check out the PUBG Mobile website for more information on the tournament.