PUBG MOBILE GETS COMPETITIVE WITH FIRST EVER ‘PLAYER WELL KNOWN’ INVITATIONAL AND CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
LOS ANGELES – Aug. 15, 2018 –PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG MOBILE) will host its first ever ‘Player Well Known’ (PWK) invitational featuring top North American gaming influencers.
Streaming live Aug. 17-18 at 8 p.m. PDT across YouTube, Twitch and Facebook, 16 high-profile streamers and content creators will squad up with friends and fans in PUBG MOBILE to compete in a two-day tournament in the hopes of feasting on a coveted chicken dinner.
Details on influencer participation for the Player Well Known Invitational can be found on the official website. The official trailer can be seen https://youtu.be/VwPiurIZ6g0. Stay tuned and watch live streaming on the page: https://www.youtube.com/c/PUBGMOBILE/live
Tencent Games and PUBG Corp. also announced the first-ever PUBG MOBILE Player Well Known Championship, a global tournament focusing on teams across six regions: Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Japan/Korea and etc.
The PWK Championship is made up of the Qualifiers, Preliminaries, Regional Finals and World Finals. To participate, a player must have more than 1,000 fans or followers across specified streaming platforms but can form a squad of up to three other players with no requirements. A team of officials will select teams from all regions based on a point system to participate in the World Finals to compete for the PWK Championship.
In addition to certain prizes, winners will become part of the official PUBG MOBILE squad and have access to promotional resources for streaming. Additional details on the PUBG MOBILE PWK Championship will be shared at a later date.
PUBG MOBILE is developed by Tencent Games and PUBG Corp. and based on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the original PC and Xbox One gaming phenomenon that took the world of interactive entertainment by storm in 2017. Up to 100 players parachute onto a remote 8x8 km island to do battle in a winner-takes-all showdown. Players must locate and scavenge their own weapons, vehicles and supplies, and defeat every player in a visually and tactically rich battleground that forces players into a shrinking play zone.
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