PUBG Corp. and StarLadder have announced details of the first professional eposrts league for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in Europe.
The new PUBG Europe League will see the top teams from around Europe compete for a combined prize pool of €1,000,000.
The league will consist of three phases, concluding with 16 teams battling for supremacy in a specially designed Battle Royale LAN-studio. Travel and housing support for participating teams will be provided by PUBG Corp, who will also share a percentage of the league’s revenue.
Alex Nam, head of EMEA business at PUBG Corp, said in a press statement:
“Taking the next step in our five-year plan, the PUBG Europe League brings more consistency with regular matches from professional teams, bringing an increase in competitive matches for the fans and players of PUBG to get excited for and watch. The more matches on offer from the league will ensure teams are enhancing their skills and strategy over the course of the season, to result in matches with even more grandeur.”
Roman Romantsov, CEO of partners StarLadder, added:
“PUBG is a great game with millions of loyal followers, even though it’s a young esports title. Having extensive experience in running and managing hundreds of tournaments over the years, StarLadder is proud to be an integral part of the PUBG development as a full-fledged sport with a real professional League. Broadcasting PUBG is a challenge, but we are ready for it. We are constantly striving to improve the viewer experience. We promise, you will be awed by our live production yet again.”
To find out more about the PUBG Europe League, head over to the registration page in your region.