Announcing the PGI Oceania Qualifier

Today it’s time to talk about yet another regional qualifier: Oceania.

By now you’ve probably heard about the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 (PGI 2018), a global esports tournament that will pit 20 teams against each other in a contest for $2 million—and the ultimate PUBG bragging rights. You may have also heard the dirty details about the PGI North America Qualifier.

Today it’s time to talk about yet another regional qualifier: Oceania.

Beginning June 2nd, 80 teams from OCE will compete for 30,000 AUD and a chance to represent the region at PGI 2018.

Full schedule and details below. To register your team for the PGI Oceania Qualifier, sign up here;

https://play.eslgaming.com/playerunknownsbattlegrounds/oceania/pgi-2018-oceania

ONLINE QUALIFIERS SCHEDULE

Takes place in online custom server lobbies.

June 2 & 3 – 80 teams compete, split up into four lobbies of 20 teams each. After playing eight matches across two days, the top five teams from each lobby will advance to the offline qualifiers finals in Sydney, Australia.

Various PGI Oceania Qualifier matches will be officially hosted for viewers on the ESL PUBG Twitch channel;

https://www.twitch.tv/esl_pubg

 

OFFLINE QUALIFIER FINALS SCHEDULE

Takes place live in Sydney, Australia

June 22–24 – 20 teams compete in 12 matches split across three days. The first place team will advance to the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 in Berlin.

The top eight teams will also earn prize money based on their performance in the final round.

 

PRIZE POOL BREAKDOWN

1st – 12,000 AUD
2nd – 8,000 AUD
3rd – 4,000 AUD
4th – 2,400 AUD
5th – 6th – 1,200 AUD
7th – 8th – 600 AUD

 

POINT SYSTEM (EACH MATCH)

Each kill is worth 15 points. Points are also awarded based on placement:

1st – 500 Points
2nd – 410 Points
3rd – 345 Points
4th – 295 Points
5th – 250 Points
6th – 210 Points
7th – 175 Points
8th – 145 Points
9th – 120 Points
10th – 100 Points
11th – 80 Points
12th – 65 Points
13th – 50 Points
14th – 40 Points
15th – 30 Points
16th – 20 Points
17th – 15 Points
18th – 10 Points
19th – 5 Points
20th – 0 Points

 

ADDITIONAL RULES

  • The roster must consist of four players from OCE (Australia or New Zealand)
  • Players are not able to participate in more than one PGI Qualifier—if you’re playing in the NA Qualifiers, you can’t also play in the OCE Qualifiers.
  • All matches will be FPP on Erangel only.
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