PUBG Cellular and Avid gamers with out Borders have introduced the PUBG MOBILE World Invitational (PMWI), a $3m (~£2.17m) on-line charity event that includes western and japanese groups.
The occasion will probably be cut up into two tournaments – PMWI East and PMWI West – with the winner of every receiving $1.5m (~£1.08m).
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A number of the groups competing within the occasion embrace NAVI, Ghost Gaming, Workforce Queso, Workforce GODSENT, NASR Esports, Workforce QLASH. Lakonostra MVP is the competitors’s UK consultant. In whole, there will probably be 32 groups taking part in PMWI.
The highest groups from every division will have the ability to select from a spread of Humanitarian Help organisations to obtain its prize pool share.
James Yang, Director of PUBG Cellular International Esports, commented: “Following the success of PUBG MOBILE World League Season Zero and PUBG MOBILE International Championship in 2020, I’m excited to share that we’re but once more increasing our international event providing with the World Invitational.
“We’re devoted alongside Avid gamers With out Borders to persevering with the struggle in opposition to COVID so are thrilled to announce the $3m charity donation being made as a part of the event.”
The occasion will start from July 22nd – 25th, with groups competing in opposition to one another divided throughout 20 matches and three maps together with Erangel, Sanhok and Miramar.
Smartphone producer OnePlus has been introduced as PMWI’s sponsor. Furthermore, reside streaming platform Nimo TV has been named as a media accomplice for the occasion.
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Turki Al Fawzan, CEO of the Saudi Esports Federation, added: “It’s nice to see a partnership between PUBG Cellular and Avid gamers With out Borders to unite avid gamers for an excellent trigger. The impression Avid gamers With out Borders had in its first version motivated us to proceed the journey this 12 months.
“Now, with Tencent supporting the trigger by this partnership, we will additional unfold the message to go away nobody behind whereas delivering a one among a form esports competitors for our viewers.”
The total record of groups competing – and the nations they’re representing – in PMWI are:
PMWI West Groups
19 Esports (Canada), Alpha7 Esports (Brazil), Chivas Esports (Mexico), Workforce Future (Germany), Ghost Gaming (U.S.A), Workforce GODSENT (Ukraine), GUNZ Esport (Iraq), Konina Energy (Kazakhstan), Lakonostra MVP (United Kingdom), Subsequent Rüya Gaming (Turkey), Workforce QLASH (France), RA’AD Esports (Egypt), RTG Esports (Morocco), Workforce ONYX (Georgia), Workforce Queso (Argentina), UDR Killers (Spain).
PMWI East Groups
A1 Esports (Bangladesh), Bigetron Purple Aliens (Indonesia), BlackList Worldwide (Philippines), DRS Gaming (Nepal), DSGaming (South Korea), D’Xavier (Vietnam), Fanatic Zombies (United Arab Emirates), Geek Fam (Malaysia), NASR Esports (Jordan), NAVI (Russia), REJECT (Japan), Stalwart Esports (Pakistan), Workforce Myths (Algeria), Valdus Esports (Thailand), Yalla Esports (Saudi Arabia), ZEUS Esports (Mongolia).
Esports Insider says: It’s at all times good to see esports be utilised to help charities. Regardless of who the winner of the event is, the necessary factor is that $3m is being offered to pick organisations, which may solely be seen as a optimistic.
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