The event will occur over the course of March 22nd through March 25th. The field will consists of 16 of the best PUBG teams in the world. 11 of which received automatic bids, while the remaining 5 earned spots via regional qualifiers in Europe, North America and South American.
Here are the list of teams invited via automatic bids:
Snake TC (China)
TSM (North America)
Ghost Gaming (North America)
Sunsister’s Suiciders (Japan)
Tainted Minds (Australia)
OGN Entus ACE (South Korea)
MVP (South Korea)
And here are the 5 squads that earned their roles through the regional qualifier matches:
SSG (North America)
eUnited (North America)
Team Secret (South America)
The Pro Gaming League is rolling out an “elite panel” of PUBG experts for the event’s broadcast. Mike “Porosaurus” Navarro will host. While Jakub “Lothar” Szygulski and Martin “Avnqr” Gøth will serve as analysts for the show.
Toby “TobiWan” Dawson, Bogdan “Boogie” Carp, Cameron Davis and Derek “WTFMoses” Moseley will lend their abilities as casters. And Jacob “SirActionSlacks” Kanner will handle interviewing duties.
The prize pool has been set at $100,000 for the Spring Invitational. The best PUBG players in the world will be duking it out from the PGL Studios in Bucharest, Romania.
While not quite being the behemoth that it was, PUBG is still one of the most popular games in the world. And certainly still attracts a massive audience via Twitch streams. It should be interesting to see how the PGL Spring Invitation fares as far as viewership goes.
The PGL will release further details, including the exact schedule of events, as we get closer to kickoff on March 22nd. You can catch the PGL PUBG Spring Invitational streaming live on Twitch.