En Route To Crown the Global Champions, Welcome to PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES 5

by PUBG Esports • August 11, 2021

Hello, PUBG Esports Fans!

Welcome back to PUBG Esports, with the fifth tournament of the PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES (PCS)!

PUBG CONTINENTAL SERIES 5 is a crucial global event in the PUBG Esports ecosystem, as players fight for precious points required to advance to the PUBG Global Championship later this year.  

Read on for full details and regional schedule.

PCS5 will be held across four regions, with matches beginning on September 16 for the Americas and APAC, followed by Europe and Asia starting on September 18.

Asia –  Korea, Japan, China, and Chinese Taipei
Asia Pacific – Southeast Asia and Oceania
Americas - North America and Latin America
Europe - Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Tournament Schedule

Asia Pacific / Americas

- September 16-17
- September 23-24
- September 30 - October 1

Asia / Europe

- September 18-19
- September 25-26
- October 2-3


Total Matches

  • 36 matches in total per region (6 matches per day)

The Prize Pool

The PCS5 prize pool starts at 1 million USD, split evenly across the four participating regions. Similar to previous events, 30% of all PCS5 item sales contribute towards the total prize pool via crowdfunding.

In a nutshell,

  • - Each region starts with a base prize pool of 250,000 USD
    - 30% of PUBG's net sales of PCS5 items is shared directly with participating teams


Prize Pool

  • Basic Prize : $230,000
    • Week 1 : $60,000
    • Week 2 : $70,000
    • Week 3 : $100,000
  • Special Prizes : $20,000

KILL LEADER ($5,000)

Prize granted to the player with the most kills

Prize will be distributed evenly in the case of a tie

ALL-PCS TEAM ($10,000)

Prize granted to 4 best performing players in the Series

INSANE SQUAD ($5,000)

Prize granted to the team which showed the most impressive moment in the Series

  • - Winner of the Special prize will be carefully chosen by the selection group.


PCS5 Pick'em Challenge

The Pick'em Challenge event is back with the return of the PCS5!

PCS5 Items sales period
- PC: September 8, 2021 - September 30, 2021 1700 KST
- Console: September 16, 2021 1100 KST - October 20, 2021 1100 KST
PCS5 Pick'em Challenge event period
- September 8, 2021 - September 30, 2021 1800 KST
PCS5 Pick'em reward claiming period
- October 5, 2021 - October 20, 2021 1100 KST
Esports shop sales period
- September 8, 2021 - October 20, 2021 1100 KST


Stay tuned to witness the crucial moments of PCS5, en route to the 2021 PUBG Global Championship later this year. Watch and participate in the live event, when PCS5 begins on September 16!

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