The PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2020 is the last stage of the entire PUBG Mobile professional circuit that spanned over this year. It features the largest prize pool in PUBG Mobile history, with $2,000,000. After a difficult period during the worldwide lockdowns, it seems that the game’s professional ecosystem has managed to stay afloat and also surpass expectations. The PMGC 2020 was divided into two formats: League Stage and League Finals. After a month of intense competition in the League Stage, we now have our top 16 teams that are set to battle it out in the League Finals.
After an exciting Sunday, Four Angry Men (4AM) finished the stage in style, coming at the top spot and walking away with $300,000. Following them were tournament favourites, Bigetron Red Aliens with 561 points. Indonesian powerhouse RRQ Athena came in third. Four Angry Men’s Zhong “33Svan” Hongsen was crowned the PMGC 2020 League MVP.
4AM finished the Leagues with a staggering 8 Chicken Dinners and sat firmly at the top of the leaderboard with 631 points. Defending world champions Bigetron RA placed second with five Chicken Dinners, scoring $125,000 in prize money. The Bigetron players put up a great show in the League matches, however, they were eventually outpaced by 4AM in the race to the top. The apex teams are followed by RRQ Athena (runner-ups of PMPL Thailand) and Konina Power (second runner-ups of PMWL 2020 West), who bagged $75,000 and $50,000, respectively.
The top 16 teams who have qualified for the PMGC 2020 Finals are:
PMGC 2020 Finals start next year in January and will go on till the 24th. The games will be streamed worldwide from Dubai. The finals will not be open to the public, but the offline event is set to give teams a level-playing field that shall hopefully resolve the disadvantages due to the ping.
The finals are also supported by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, however, officials have stated that they will not let audiences watch this offline event in the arenas, possibly due to the resurging pandemic worldwide.
You can watch it on PUBG Mobile Esports’ YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch channels.