Santa Monica, California. – June 21, 2022 – Crafton Company It was recently announced that the United Kingdom (UK) team would win 15 more regions to crown the runners-up in the PUBG Nations Cup (PNC) at ICONSIAM in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday, June 19. The list (Alex “vard” Gouge, Christopher “Fexx” Wheddon, Luke “TeaBone” Crafer, Michael “mykLe” Wake, coach Justin “MiracU” McNally) took first place with a total of four chicken dinner wins, 126 eliminations and 203 points for claiming $100,000 four days after completing PNC 2022. The team will also receive additional earnings when the Pick’em Challenge is activated.
Summary of the PNC 2022 structure, award pool, and points distribution
The tournament spanned regions across Europe, Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas, and featured a total of 64 players with 16 coaches. The British team was followed by Vietnam, Brazil and South Korea, who took home $58,000, $54,000 and $44,000 in a prize pool of $500,000. Team USA finished ninth with 95 points and raised $22,000.
PNC 2022 followed a “point rule” architecture that combines exclusion points and allotment points. There were five matches per day with a total of 20 matches played between Erangel and Miramar. The British team had the most points in total after 20 matches and was crowned the 2022 title.
What’s next for PUBG Esports 2022
With the second PUBG Nations Cup over, fans and teams can look forward to the second phase of the ESL PUBG Masters in July, where the event will offer prizes worth $50,000 in addition to PUBG Global Championship (PGC) qualification points. After the second phase of ESL PUBG Masters, PUBG Continental Series (PCS) 7 Americas will begin in August and will follow the same format as PCS6 Americas. The PCS7 Americas will be divided into open qualifiers, regional qualifiers, last chance qualifiers and grand finals. The Grand Finals begins in September and will be a two-week, five-game-a-day final with a cumulative Super Points Rule base covering all 30 games. The team with the most points after 30 matches will be crowned champion. The winning team receives most of the prize money as well as PGC Qualification Points.
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About KRAFTON, Inc.
Crafton Corporation brings together a group of independent game development studios to create innovative and immersive entertainment experiences for gamers around the world. The company consists of PUBG Studios, Bluehole Studio, Striking Distance Studios, Rising Wings, Dreamotion, Unknown Worlds, and 5minlab, each with their own unique experience.
KRAFTON is responsible for key entertainment features including PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, NEW STATE MOBILE, The Callisto Protocol, TERA and ELYON. As a technology-driven company with world-class capabilities, KRAFTON seeks to expand its business areas beyond gaming to multimedia entertainment and deep learning. For more information on Crafton, visit https://www.krafton.com.
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