KRAFTON, Inc., the creator of PUBG BATTLEGROUNDS, introduced the ultimate outcomes of the PUBG GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 (PGC 2023), an in-person PUBG Esports event broadcast dwell from Bangkok, Thailand from 18 November to three December. Korean roster Danawa e-sports, consisting of Giyeol “seoul” Cho, Heejoo “Inonix” Na, Jungyoung “Loki” Park, and Jehyeon “Salute” Woo, earned the title of PGC 2023 Champions, taking dwelling USD $600,000 and an extra share from Decide’em problem crowdfunding income.
17Gaming completed the event in a detailed second place, adopted by EMEA’s Twisted Minds. FaZe Clan, one other EMEA crew that certified to the Grand Finals, completed the event sixth on the leaderboard.
Grand Finals Recap
The PGC 2023 Grand Finals befell in BCC Corridor inside Central Ladprao, a buying advanced situated in Bangkok, from 1 – 3 December, with a dwell viewers in attendance. The groups performed 18 matches unfold over 3 days of the Grand Finals and Danawa e-sports got here out on prime with 137 factors.
Danawa e-sports had a stellar second day of the Grand Finals the place they managed to dominate the foyer and bounce from eleventh place to the highest of the leaderboard. To get forward of the competitors, the roster performed like an absolute powerhouse – exploiting each alternative that the match circulate and their opponents’ actions introduced them.
From that time on, it was a three-horse-race all the best way until the ultimate match of the ultimate day. Danawa e-sports was holding onto first place, with 17Gaming and Twisted Minds very a lot in putting distance.
Throughout Part 4 of the final match, 17Gaming acquired eradicated whereas conducting a really dangerous rotation, which left solely Twisted Minds capable of problem Danawa e-sports’ supremacy. In a really dramatic flip of occasions, Twisted Minds rotated on prime of Danawa e-sports’ place. As quickly as Salute realised that the one crew probably standing between them and the championship title was solely 50 meters away, he rushed over, secured two knocks on Twisted Minds and all however assured Danawa e-sports’ victory.
17Gaming completed with 133 factors, solely 4 factors beneath Danawa e-sports, with Twisted Minds trailing an extra 8 factors behind.
On prime of the bottom prize pool, groups will take dwelling an extra share of reward from the Decide’em Problem. Due to the income generated by occasion unique in-game objects from the PGC 2023 Decide’em Problem, 25% of web gross sales will go in the direction of the full prize pool.
MVP went to Danawa e-sports’ seoul who made a complete of 25 kills and 14 assists within the Grand Finals alone. He was awarded an extra prize of USD $10,000.
On the final day of the Grand Finals, Krafton introduced its plans to form the PUBG Esports tournaments extra round PUBG International Sequence (PGS) in 2024 to supply extra alternatives for followers to take pleasure in world-wide tournaments. International Associate Workforce Program, which supplies unique advantages equivalent to a assured spot in PGS and share of the crew’s in-game merchandise income, can even be expanded from the present 8 spots to 10.
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