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PUBG JAPAN SERIES

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PUBG JAPAN SERIES (known as PJS) is a PUBG professional league in Japan. The league represents Japan's portion of 2019 Official competitive season held by PUBG Corporation.

About[edit]

Pre-Pro League Era[edit]

DMM Games, in partnership with PUBG Corporation brings the competitive PUBG system to Japan alongside the launch of an authorized PUBG Publisher in Japan. Known as the PJS, the league have begun in 2018 as the BETA Season to provide a baseline of the league itself before Fully established as a league during Season 2.

Throughout the first two seasons: the BETA and 2018 Season PJS have been used as a qualifier for PGI 2018 and PAI 2019.

One of the uniqueness of PJS is the Dual-Phase system: Each season includes the 1st half/Phase 1 and the 2nd Half/Phase 2, with teams able to be relegated/promoted midway during the season.

Pro League Era (2019)[edit]

On November 6th, 2019. PUBG Corporation introduced the official pro competitions in nine different regions around the globe. Recognized as the 2019 Official competitive season, Which selects 9 Regions to be implemented (as of SUPER 1.6.0 - the current Pro League and Pro Circuit classifications are now removed, all regions share the same level of classification)

Also hosting numerous global events throughout the year, including the All-Star Games in August and the Global Championship in November where the world champion of each season will be crowned.

The Japanese league is produced by DMM Games, with the league's main stadium is the PJS Studio in Tokyo, Japan.

Global Series Era (2020 - present)[edit]

Following the 2020 Global Series announcement on December 10th, 2019. Unlike other regions, the PJS continued its operation for 2020 Season with a revamped schedule created to fit the 2020 key event dates. In 2020 Season the PJS step down from fully offline for Grade 1 to only Day 3 & 6 and from 3 to 2 seasons.

Season 5 covers the first two phases of 2020 Season, with each half taking each phase and Season 6 covers the entire 2020 phase 3.

Structures[edit]

Currently, The PJS ecosystem are span across three phases, in each phases contains the following events

  • Grade 1: Main league, the highest division of Japanese PUBG.
    • Teams playing all matches offline, with ¥1,500,000 JPY (~$13,500 USD) in each phase and spots at the global events.
    • Worst performed teams in Grade 1 1st half will be relegated to Grade 2 2nd half
    • The global events spot are given for the season's overall champion, where scores from both halves are combined into one.


  • Grade 2: Secondary league, Contenders division.
    • Teams playing all matches online, with a guaranteed shot at the Grade 1 seat.
    • Best performed teams in Grade 2 1st half will be promoted to Grade 1 2nd half
    • Worst performed teams in Grade 2 1st half are relegated into PaR


  • PaR ( Promotion and Relegation ): The Promotion and Relegation Stage.
    • Worst performed teams from Grade 2 up against the Open Qualifier teams, for a guaranteed shot at the Grade 2 Seat.
    • PaR will happened twice: Before the start and after Grade 2 1st half


Events[edit]

Grade 1[edit]

Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 4 - Grade 1: Phase 2
2019-09-28 2019-09-28 to 2019-10-19
$13,403.10
  SunSister
  Rascal Jester
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 4 - Grade 1: Phase 1
2019-08-31 2019-08-31 to 2019-09-21
$13,403.10
  Rascal Jester
  Sengoku Gaming
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 4
2019-08-31 2019-08-31 to 2019-10-19
$4,612.55
  Rascal Jester
  SunSister
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 3 - Grade 1: Phase 2
2019-06-29 2019-06-29 to 2019-07-13
$13,403.10
  Rascal Jester
  LAG Gaming
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 3 - Grade 1: Phase 1
2019-06-01 2019-06-01 to 2019-06-15
$13,403.10
  DetonatioN Gaming White
  Crest Gaming Xanadu
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 3
2019-06-01 2019-06-01 to 2019-07-13
$2,200
  DetonatioN Gaming White
  Rascal Jester
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 2 - Grade 1: Phase 2
2019-03-23 2019-03-23 to 2019-04-06
$13,403.10
  Crest Gaming Xanadu
  Team RAYZE
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 2 - Grade 1: Phase 1
2019-02-23 2019-02-23 to 2019-03-09
$13,403.10
  V3 FOX
  BLUE BEES
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 2
2019-02-23 2019-02-23 to 2019-04-06
$2,200
  BLUE BEES
  Team RAYZE

Grade 2[edit]

Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 5 - Grade 1: Phase 2
2020-05-01 2020-05-01 to 2020-06-01
  TBD
  TBD
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 5
2020-02-29 2020-02-29 to 2020-06-01
  TBD
  TBD
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 5 - Grade 1: Phase 1
2020-02-29 2020-02-29 to 2020-03-14
  TBD
  TBD
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 4 - Grade 2: Phase 2
2019-09-27 2019-09-27 to 2019-10-18
  The Shables
  Relaxedly
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 4 - Grade 2: Phase 1
2019-08-30 2019-08-30 to 2019-09-20
  Team RAYZE
  JUPITER Nova
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 3 - Grade 2: Phase 2
2019-06-28 2019-06-28 to 2019-07-12
  The Shables
  Relaxedly
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 3 - Grade 2: Phase 1
2019-05-31 2019-05-31 to 2019-06-14
  CrazyCatsCosmo
  USG Blanc
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 2 - Grade 2: Phase 2
2019-03-22 2019-03-22 to 2019-04-05
  Detonation Gaming Black
  Galactic
PUBG JAPAN SERIES Season 2 - Grade 2: Phase 1
2019-02-22 2019-02-22 to 2019-03-08
  Crest Gaming Rapid
  USG Folklore

2018 Season[edit]

Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
PUBG JAPAN SERIES 2018 - Grade 2: Phase 2
2018-10-28 2018-10-28 to 2018-11-11
  JUPITER NOVA
  Lexy Blanc
PUBG JAPAN SERIES 2018 - Grade 1: Phase 2
2018-10-27 2018-10-27 to 2018-11-10
  V3 FOX
  SunSister
PUBG JAPAN SERIES 2018 - Grade 2: Phase 1
2018-09-29 2018-09-29 to 2018-10-07
  AEGIS Athens
  AEGIS Hestia
PUBG JAPAN SERIES 2018
2018-09-22 2018-09-22 to 2018-11-10
  SunSister
  Crest Gaming Xanadu
PUBG JAPAN SERIES 2018 - Grade 1: Phase 1
2018-09-22 2018-09-22 to 2018-10-14
  SunSister
  Rascal Jester

BETA Leagues[edit]

Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
PUBG JAPAN SERIES β League - Class 1 - Phase 2
2018-06-16 2018-06-16 to 2018-06-30
  Crest Gaming Xanadu
  ROX Orcas Blue
PUBG JAPAN SERIES β League - Class 2 - Phase 2
2018-06-15 2018-06-15 to 2018-06-29
  DetonatioN Gaming
  PNG Adeliae
PUBG JAPAN SERIES β League - Class 1 - Phase 1
2018-05-19 2018-05-19 to 2018-06-02
  The Shables
  Sengoku Gaming Destroy
PUBG JAPAN SERIES β League - Class 2 - Phase 1
2018-05-18 2018-05-18 to 2018-06-01
  Astro9
  ISG Albatross Bloom

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