How to watch the PMGC 2020 Finals

A total of 16 teams are battling for a share of the $1.2 million prize pool.

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The PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2020 Finals will take place from Jan. 21 to 24. A total of 16 teams will be competing for a share of the $1.2 million prize pool and the title of world champions. 

The PMGC Finals will be played at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. The venue will not be open to a live audience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s everything you need to know about the PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2020 Finals. 

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Format

  • The 16 teams will play 24 matches across four days to decide the winners. 
  • The matches will be played on all four maps of PUBG Mobile: Erangel, Miramar, Sanhok, and Vikendi. 

Teams

The top 16 teams from the league stage of the PMGC, which was held from Nov. 24 to Dec. 20, 2020, have qualified for the finals. These are: 

  • Four Angry Men
  • Bigetron Red Aliens
  • RRQ Athena
  • Konina Power 
  • Klas Digital Athletics
  • Secret Jin 
  • Futbolist
  • Nova XQF
  • Power888 KPS
  • Abrupt Slayers
  • Alpha7 Esports
  • Z3US Esports
  • Natus Vincere
  • Aerowolf Limax
  • Team Secret
  • A1 Esports

Points system

Each match will grant placement and kill points to the teams. At the end of 24 matches, the team with the most points will be crowned the world champions. 

  • First place: 15 points
  • Second place: 12 points
  • Third place: 10 points
  • Fourth place: Eight points
  • Fifth place: Six points
  • Sixth place: Four points
  • Seventh place: Two points
  • Eighth to 12th place: One point
  • 13th to 16th place: Zero points

Prize Pool distribution

The $1.2 million prize pool will be distributed among the teams as follows: 

  • First place: $700,000
  • Second place: $200,000
  • Third place: $100,000
  • Fourth place: $40,000
  • Fifth place: $25,000
  • Sixth place: $20,000
  • Seventh place: $17,000
  • Eighth place: $15,000
  • Ninth place: $12,000
  • 10th place: $11,000
  • 11th to 13th place: $10,000
  • 14th to 16th place: $5,000

Stream

All matches will be streamed on PUBG Mobile Esports Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch channels. It’ll be streamed in nine languages, namely English, Indonesian, Malay, Vietnamese, Burmese, Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, and Thai. The talent lineup can be found here

The tournament will kick off at 5am CT.