The Grand Finals of the 2024 PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC), the highlight of the game’s esports calendar, will take place in the UK.
It will take place in December 2024 with a $3m prize pool, and will be the first time a major PUBG Mobile event has been hosted in the UK and the first in Western Europe since 2018.
James Yang, Senior Director of PUBG Mobile Global Esports, announced the news during the opening ceremony of the 2023 PMGC Grand Finals, with the exact UK location to be revealed at a later date.
The highlight of the PUBG Mobile Esports calendar, the PMGC brings together dozens of teams from around the world to compete in the ultimate showcase of talent.
This year’s Grand Finals are taking place this weekend in Istanbul, Türkiye, where the final 16 teams remaining in the competition will battle it out to become world champion.
Joining next year’s 2024 PUBG Mobile Global Championship in the top tier of PUBG Mobile Esports events, as well as next year’s midseason tournament in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is the PUBG Mobile Global Open (PMGO), which will take place in Brazil throughout March and April 2024 and feature a $500,000 prize pool.
Starting today (December 7th), the Grand Finals of the 2023 PUBG Mobile Global Championship are set to conclude. Tickets to witness the action live at the Ülker Sports and Event Hall are available on Biletino or Biletix. Viewers can watch the Finals online from December 8th on Youtube, Facebook, Tiktok and Twitch. It’s set to conclude on December 10th and also has a prize pool of $3m.
The 2024 PUBG Mobile Global Championship Grand Finals join other big esports events the UK is hosting next year.
This includes the League of Legends Worlds 2024 finals, which are coming to The O2 Arena on November 2nd, and the Counter-Strike Blast Premier Spring Final 2024, which will take place at the Wembley Arena from June 12th to 16th.
In other recent PUBG content on Esports News UK, we recently interviewed PUBG caster Rick ‘Saga’ Sharples on the storylines and UK players at the PEC Fall Grand Finals 2023.
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