The mobile version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been a major hit for Tencent since launching in early 2018 and the team behind it is making big waves in 2019. For the competitive crowd, the development team just opened up registration for PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 and set the prize pool at a cool $2 million.
Ready your Club! $2,000,000 USD awaits you and your squad! After the success of the 2018 Star Challenge, we’re excited to announce the PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019. Sign up before March 18! #PMCO2019 #PUBGMOBILE. Registration link: https://t.co/9AVPy8lh9u pic.twitter.com/4xiFY22DHi— PUBG MOBILE (@PUBGMOBILE) March 7, 2019
PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 is a year-long competitive event featuring pro and semi-pro teams facing off against each other for a piece of a $2 million prize pool. The competition will be divided into Spring Split and Fall Split, each with its own prize pool and Global Finals. The Global Finals for the PMCO 2019 Spring Split takes place in July 2019.
How to register for PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019
Pro and semi-pro players who want to sign up for PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 can do so via the official Club Open registration page, which is live as of today. Here are the major rules and requirements for those hoping to participate and more information can be found on the PMCO 2019 registration page:
- All players must be over 16 years and above as of the Tournament start date to participate (lived for at least 16 calendar years after date of birth);
- All players under local legal age of majority must have parental consent to participate;
- Age restriction and rule will be applied per legal age regulation in each region;
- At least three players from each team must be from the region they are competing to represent;
- All participating players must be at least the rank of Platinum at the end of the prior season.
For those not interested in PUBG Mobile's competitive scene, a recent update also added a new layer to the battler royale experience. Via a partnership with Capcom, PUBG Mobile now features the Survive Till Dawn mode where players face off against each and zombies who get more dangerous as the sun goes down.
PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 follows up the successful PUBG Mobile Star Challenge in 2018, which drew in over 230 million online views. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional gaming and tech updates.