PUBG Continental Series

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The PUBG Continental Series (or PCS in short) is an online series of tournament organized by PUBG Corporation, which debuted as a replacement for the 2020 PUBG Global Series.

About[edit]

Origination of Global Series[edit]

In an announcement made regarding the PUBG Global Series on January 30th, 2020, PUBG Corp. announced the changes for the Global Championship starting from 2020. The new format has decreased the number of teams participating in the Global Championship from thirty-two to sixteen and reintroduced a single-stage tournament format from the Global Invitational. Additionally, the qualification process has been changed, with the top four teams of the final Global Series event of the year receiving a direct invite to the PUBG Global Championship, and the remaining twelve spots being decided based on the Global Series annual ranking.

Each of the Global Series events was planned to feature 32 teams, qualified either after finishing in the top four in the previous PGS event (or 2019 PUBG Global Championship in case of the first event), or through the regional qualifiers. The tournament featured a Group Stage, Elimination Stage (featuring the teams that finished 7th to 14th in the Group Stage playing there) and Finals (featuring the top six teams in each Group, and the top four teams in the Elimination Stage). All rounds were scheduled to be played in a Best of 12 format, with the exception being a Best of 18 Final.

Continental Era (2020 - present)[edit]

However, following the COVID-19 situation, all offline events of the PUBG Global Series and the series itself have been scrapped in favor of the new online-only Continental Series. Which also features three phases of the series, each of them containing a $200,000 Prize pool.
The four regions announced for PCS 2020 were:


  • North America
    • United States Canada
  • Asia Pacific
    • Thailand Indonesia Vietnam Malaysia Philippines Singapore Australia New Zealand
  • Europe
    • Europe CIS Middle East
  • East Asia
    • China Taiwan Hong Kong Macau Japan South Korea


  • Due to the series being online. Oceania has relocated to Asia Pacific, replacing Taiwan who is at the same time relocated to East Asia
  • Latin America was not included in the PCS in 2020, which was replaced by their own LATAM Pro Circuit.


On February 4, 2021, it was announced by PUBG Corp. that the PCS circuit will return in the online-only format for the 2021 competitive season, with two tournaments (PCS4 in June and PCS5 in September) set for the year. Both tournaments will be a part of the road to the 2021 PUBG Global Championship, with the top teams in Europe and Americas regions receiving the PGC Championship Points, and the winners of each four region's PCS5 being guaranteed a spot in the PGC. It was also announced that the Latin America region will be added to the PCS ecosystem, forming a single Americas region with North America, and that the length of each PCS tournament will be expanded from 24 to 36 matches.

Events[edit]

Charity Showdown (Phase 1)[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
May 15 - 31, 2020
$200,000
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Northern Lights TeamNorthern Lights Team NLT
 TORNADO ENERGYTORNADO ENERGY TE
May 21 - 24, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
 Oath GamingOath Gaming OATH
 Shoot To KillShoot To Kill STK
May 15 - 24, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 TianbaTianba Tian
 Lao Yue GouLao Yue Gou LYG
May 14 - 23, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 DivisionX GamingDivisionX Gaming DXG
 QConfirmQConfirm QC
May 16 - 17, 2020
 
32 Teams
North America North America, Online
 Zenith E-SportsZenith E-Sports ZEN
 Shoot To KillShoot To Kill STK
May 5 - 12, 2020
 
16 Teams
Middle East Middle East, Online
 Digital AthleticsDigital Athletics DA
 Etiget EsportsEtiget Esports Etiget
May 4 - 11, 2020
 
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 TempusTempus Tempus
 Gifted TrollsGifted Trolls GT
May 4 - 11, 2020
 
32 Teams
CIS CIS, Online
 The Nuclear PenguinsThe Nuclear Penguins TNP
 UNITYUNITY UNITY

Series 1 (Phase 2)[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Jun 9 - Jul 5, 2020
$263,500
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 TSMTSM TSM
 TORNADO ENERGYTORNADO ENERGY TE
Jun 26 - Jul 5, 2020
$263,500
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 InfantryInfantry iFTY
 Team QuadroTeam Quadro Quadro
Jun 25 - Jul 4, 2020
$263,500
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 QConfirmQConfirm QC
 Buriram United EsportsBuriram United Esports BRU
May 29 - Jul 3, 2020
$263,500
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 Shoot To KillShoot To Kill STK
 Wildcard GamingWildcard Gaming WC
May 28 - Jun 5, 2020
 
16 Teams
Middle East Middle East, Online
 İstanbul Wildcatsİstanbul Wildcats IWC
 Blaze EsportsBlaze Esports Blaze
May 28 - Jun 5, 2020
 
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Team QuantumTeam Quantum TQ
 NorsemenNorsemen NOM
May 28 - Jun 5, 2020
 
16 Teams
CIS CIS, Online
 POGilaya 4etverkaPOGilaya 4etverka POG4
 The Nuclear PenguinsThe Nuclear Penguins TNP

Series 2 (Phase 3)[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Aug 29 - Sep 13, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Divine EsportsDivine Esports Divine
 FURYFURY FURY
Aug 7 - Sep 13, 2020
$200,000
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe
 Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
Jul 24 - Sep 11, 2020
$200,000
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 Susquehanna SoniqsSusquehanna Soniqs Soniqs
 Oath GamingOath Gaming OATH
Aug 27 - Sep 9, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 Triumphant Song GamingTriumphant Song Gaming TSG
 InfantryInfantry iFTY
Aug 11 - 16, 2020
$7,500
16 Teams
Oceania Oceania, Online
 FURYFURY FURY
 AstraAstra Astra
Jul 19 - 26, 2020
 
16 Teams
CIS CIS, Online
 UNITYUNITY UNITY
 DIVANDIVAN DIVAN
Jul 19 - 26, 2020
 
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Digital AthleticsDigital Athletics DA
 Etiget EsportsEtiget Esports Etiget
Jul 19 - 26, 2020
 
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 EntropiqEntropiq EIQ
 WeAreWeWeAreWe WAW

Series 3 (Phase 4)[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Nov 7 - 22, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Buriram United EsportsBuriram United Esports BRU
 DivisionX GamingDivisionX Gaming DXG
Oct 13 - Nov 22, 2020
$200,000
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Northern Lights TeamNorthern Lights Team NLT
 Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
Oct 2 - Nov 20, 2020
$200,000
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 Susquehanna SoniqsSusquehanna Soniqs Soniqs
 Guadalajara GascansGuadalajara Gascans GAS
Nov 5 - 20, 2020
$200,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 Multi Circle GamingMulti Circle Gaming MCG
 OGN EntusOGN Entus ENTUS

2021 Continental[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Sep 18 - Oct 3, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP
 FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe
Sep 18 - Oct 3, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 Petrichor RoadPetrichor Road PeRo
 Multi Circle GamingMulti Circle Gaming MCG
Sep 16 - Oct 1, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 BN UnitedBN United BNU
 ArkAngel PredatorArkAngel Predator AAP
Sep 16 - Oct 1, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 Oath GamingOath Gaming OATH
 Susquehanna SoniqsSusquehanna Soniqs SQ
Aug 27 - 29, 2021
$10,000
24 Teams
CIS CIS, Online
 Question MarkQuestion Mark QM
 Tokyo Manji GangTokyo Manji Gang TM
Aug 28 - 29, 2021
$20,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 TSMTSM TSM
 DignitasDignitas DIG
Aug 21 - 29, 2021
$7,500
16 Teams
Oceania Oceania, Online
 FURYFURY FURY
 36 Cartel36 Cartel 36C
Aug 20 - 26, 2021
$25,000
24 Teams
South America South America, Online
 FIUMBAFIUMBA FIUM
 Black TigerBlack Tiger BT
Aug 20 - 26, 2021
$25,000
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 Susquehanna SoniqsSusquehanna Soniqs SQ
 Oath GamingOath Gaming OATH
Aug 20 - 22, 2021
$10,000
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 VanirVanir Vanir
 HeroicHeroic HERO
Aug 13 - 15, 2021
$10,000
24 Teams
Middle East Middle East, Online
 SuperMassive BlazeSuperMassive Blaze SMB
 Gear UpGear Up GU
Jun 12 - 27, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 Petrichor RoadPetrichor Road PeRo
 GHIBLI EsportsGHIBLI Esports GBL
Jun 12 - 27, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP
 Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
Jun 10 - 25, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Buriram United EsportsBuriram United Esports BRU
 FURYFURY FURY
Jun 10 - 25, 2021
$250,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 Susquehanna SoniqsSusquehanna Soniqs SQ
 DodgeDodge DGE
May 12 - 23, 2021
$10,000
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 FIVEFIVE FIVE
 SKADESKADE SKD
May 16 - 23, 2021
$7,500
16 Teams
Oceania Oceania, Online
 FURYFURY FURY
 Team BlissTeam Bliss TB
May 22 - 23, 2021
$20,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 DodgeDodge DGE
 The RumblersThe Rumblers RUM
May 14 - 20, 2021
$25,000
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 TSMTSM TSM
 Zenith E-SportsZenith E-Sports ZEN
May 14 - 20, 2021
$25,000
24 Teams
South America South America, Online
 Latin DominusLatin Dominus LD
 TrogloditasTrogloditas TROG
May 5 - 16, 2021
$10,000
16 Teams
CIS CIS, Online
 EXhalatioNEXhalatioN EXN
 MutinyMutiny MTN
Apr 29 - May 9, 2021
$10,000
16 Teams
Middle East Middle East, Online
 LULLUL LUL
 Blaze EsportsBlaze Esports Blaze

2022 Continental[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Sep 30 - Oct 9, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 NewHappyNewHappy NH
 17 Gaming17 Gaming 17
Sep 30 - Oct 9, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 Question MarkQuestion Mark QM
 Northern Lights TeamNorthern Lights Team NLT
Sep 16 - 25, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 SoniqsSoniqs SQ
 eUnitedeUnited eU
Sep 16 - 25, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Daytrade GamingDaytrade Gaming DAY
 CERBERUS EsportsCERBERUS Esports CES
Sep 1 - 11, 2022
$20,000
32 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 OVERPEEKERSOVERPEEKERS OP
  TBD
Aug 20 - 28, 2022
$10,000
16 Teams
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Team BlissTeam Bliss TB
 Origami OrangutansOrigami Orangutans MONK
Aug 27 - 28, 2022
$20,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 Bing Bang BoomBing Bang Boom BBB
 Peak FAPeak FA PEAK
Aug 19 - 21, 2022
$25,000
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 SoniqsSoniqs SQ
 Wildcard GamingWildcard Gaming WC
Aug 19 - 21, 2022
$25,000
24 Teams
South America South America, Online
 FIUMBAFIUMBA FIUM
 22 Esports22 Esports 22
Apr 29 - May 8, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
Asia Asia, Online
 Petrichor RoadPetrichor Road PeRo
 TYLOOTYLOO TYL
Apr 29 - May 8, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 EntropiqEntropiq EIQ
 Northern Lights TeamNorthern Lights Team NLT
Apr 15 - 24, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
South East Asia Southeast Asia, Online
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Daytrade GamingDaytrade Gaming DAY
 Theerathon FiveTheerathon Five T5
Apr 15 - 24, 2022
$250,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 SoniqsSoniqs SQ
 YAHOYAHO YAHO
Apr 8 - 10, 2022
$10,000
24 Teams
Middle East Middle East, Online
 HOWLHOWL HOWL
 Team RageTeam Rage TR
Apr 8 - 10, 2022
$10,000
24 Teams
Europe Europe, Online
 SKADESKADE SKD
 Sakura ZensenSakura Zensen SZ
Mar 23 - 27, 2022
$10,000
16 Teams
Oceania Oceania, Online
 Team BlissTeam Bliss TB
 SenjoSenjo SEN
Mar 26 - 27, 2022
$20,000
16 Teams
North America North America, Online
South America South America, Online
 DodgeDodge DGE
 SoniqsSoniqs SQ
Mar 18 - 20, 2022
$25,000
24 Teams
South America South America, Online
 A CrecheA Creche CREX
 22 Esports22 Esports 22
Mar 18 - 20, 2022
$25,000
24 Teams
North America North America, Online
 YAHOYAHO YAHO
 Bing Bang BoomBing Bang Boom BBB