PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting ready to host the 2018 PUBG Global Invitational where 20 teams will compete for a masssive $2 million prize pool. This tournament should draw plenty of viewers on Twitch, but the most popular streamers will also be competing in another event during the competition that will raise money for charity.
The PGI Charity Showdown will take some of the most well-known streamers and PUBG personalities and have the square off to earn money for charity with $1 million going to the charity of their choice. The Charity event will feature Ninja, Shroud, Dr Disrespect, and a number of other well known professional PUBG players and streamers.
The first, second, and third place squads will split up the prize pool with $600K going to the first place team, $300K going to the runners-up, and $100K going to third place. The matches will be broadcast live from the Mercedes Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany on Friday, July 27th.
PUBG Corp will broadcasting the PUBG Global Invitational on their website, YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, and of course, Twitch.
Though Fortnite has been digging into PUBG’s success in 2018, the game still features well over a million players on average according to Steam Charts.