The PUBG Continental Series has returned for its fifth tournament, and the stakes couldn’t be higher! Assembling the best teams throughout the Americas region, PCS5 offers up qualification points for the season’s biggest event, the 2021 PUBG Global Championship (PGC 21’).
Tournaments earlier this season have been building up to PUBG Continental Series 5, and now, the fate of your favorite squad may be decided in this event. PCS5 will be every team’s last chance to collect PGC Points, which will determine the six teams awarded an invite to PUBG’s biggest tournament of the year.
FORMAT – GROUP STAGE AND LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER
PCS5 Americas Group Stages in both sub-regions, North America and Latin America, get underway on Friday, August, 20th. Each sub-region Group Stage will consist of sixteen teams from the ESL PUBG Masters Phase 2 and eight teams from ongoing Open Qualifiers.
The top six teams from each Group Stage will be promoted to the PCS5 Americas Grand Final. Teams in each regional Group Stage that place between 7 – 14 will have one final shot in the Last Chance Qualifier. There, a best-of-twelve will award the top four teams with a spot in the PCS5 Americas Grand Final.
- Group Stage (16 ESL PUBG Masters Phase 2, 8 Open Qualifiers)
- 30 Matches over 6 Days
- Top Six of regional Group Stages advance to Grand Final
- Last Chance Qualifier (7-14 from NA & LATAM Groups)
- 12 Matches over 2 Days
- Top Four advance to fill Grand Final
Catch all of the action from Group Stage to Grand Final on PUBG Esports’ social channels.
PCS5 AMERICAS GRAND FINAL
PCS5 Americas Grand Final is set to unfold across three weeks, beginning on Thursday, September 16. Sixteen teams advancing from the regional Group Stages and Last Chance Qualifier will compete for a $250,000 USD total prize pool.
- Base Prize : $230,000
- Week 1 : $60,000
- Week 2 : $70,000
- Week 3 : $100,000
- Special Prizes : $20,000
Increasing prize payouts from week to week will keep more teams in the championship picture as we progress through matches. Ultimately, the PCS5 Americas Grand Final Champion will be the team that has accumulated the most prize money across three weeks of play.
- Week One – Thursday and Friday, September 16 & 17
- Week Two – Thursday and Friday, September 23 & 24
- Week Three – Thursday and Friday, September 30 & October 1
- All Broadcasts start at 4 pm PT
WHERE TO FOLLOW
The PUBG Continental Series 5 will be broadcasted live on:
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