PUBG Mobile has just announced the second PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI) which will see the best teams from around the world compete for a $3,000,000 million prize pool starting August 11th.
The PMWI will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , marking the return of PUBG Mobile Esports to offline events with live audiences. PUBG MOBILE Global 2022 will make its grand return this year, with a $4 million prize pool for competing teams. In total, the prize pool for both PUBG Mobile Global Tournaments in 2022 totals $7 million USD.
The PUBG Mobile World Invitational 2022 is partnering this year with Gamers8, one of the largest video game and esports festivals in the world, and ESL , one of the leading esports event production companies.
Sony Xperia is the official smartphone competition partner of PMWI 2022, ensuring that gamers can compete at the highest level.
In the first week of the event, August 11-13 , all 18 invited teams will go head-to-head in the Main Tournament for $2 million in total prize money.
Here is the complete list of teams competing in the PMWI Main Tournament:
* Morph GGG (Indonesia)
* Box Gaming (Vietnam)
* Vampire Esports (Thailand)
* 4Rivals (MY/SG/PH)
* DenizBank Wildcats (Turkey)
* VIVO KEYD (Brazil)
* Aton Esports (Latin America)
* 52 Esports ( Pakistan)
* Stalwart Esports (South Asia)
* Nigma Galaxy (Arabia)
* Virtual Gaming Squad (Africa)
* TJB Esports EU (Western Europe)
* Back2Back (North America)
* REGAN.S GAMING (China)
* DWG KIA (Korea south)
* DONUTS USG (Japan)
* Team SouL (India)
* Team Falcons (KSA)
In week two of the tournament, August 18-20, 12 teams will take part in the Afterparty Showdown , a series of competitions with the remaining $1 million in prize money up for grabs. The teams taking part in the Afterparty Showdown will be the top 5 teams from week one, along with 6 teams chosen by regions with a special invite.
“After the success of the first PUBG Mobile World Invitational in 2021, we are thrilled to bring the event back for a second time in 2022. This year, the PMWI will be bigger and better, especially thanks to our new format that offers more opportunities exciting for both our players and fans,” said James Yang, Director of PUBG Mobile Esports global.
You can watch the PMWI on the PUBG MOBILE Esports YouTube channel , on Facebook and Twitch: the Main Tournament will be live from August 11-13 at 2 pm Riyadh time and the Afterparty Showdown will be live from August 18-20 at 2 pm local time of Riyadh.