PUBG Continental Series
The PUBG Continental Series (or PCS in short) is an online series of tournament organized by PUBG Corporation, the series replaced the 2020 PUBG Global Series.
Origination of Global Series
In the announcement of the PUBG Global Series on January 30th, 2020, PUBG Corp. announced the changes for the Global Championship starting from the 2020 onwards. The new format have 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 have been changed, with the top four teams of the final Global Series event of the year receiving a direct invite to the PGC, and the remaining twelve spots being decided based on the Global Series annual ranking.
Continental Era (2020 - present)
However, following the COVID-19 situation. All offline events of PUBG Global Series and the series itself are scrapped in favor of the new online-only Continental Series. Which also features three phases of the series, each contain $200,000 Prize pool.
Four regions are announced for PCS 2020 including:
- Due to the series being online. Oceania has relocated to Asia Pacific, Replacing Taiwan who is also relocated to East Asia
- Latin America is not included in the PCS, and is also replaced by their own LATAM Pro Circuit.