PUBG MOBILE World League (PMWL) Season Zero, a newly introduced PUBG MOBILE global esports program began on July 11th. Due to the global pandemic, the PMWL was changed to an online only format, with 20 teams joining the World League East and 20 teams joining World League West, all battling for a total prize pool of $850,000. Following three weeks of League play, only 16 teams from East and West league remain.
Heading into day one of the PMWL Season Zero Finals, in the East, we saw a slow start from BTR who was later able to pick up speed, securing 2nd place. While Box Gaming had a very strong first day.In the West we saw a similar struggle from the Regular League champions Loop Esports, who only managed to get 8th place on the first day. Cloud9, while failing to participate in the last Super Weekend, were able to show up strong like they did in the beginning of Regular League, securing 1st place in the standings.
The team standings following the first day of the PMWL Season Zero Finals are:
The top 16 teams from East and West League will continue to battle it out across three more days, before the best two teams are crowned the East and West League Champions on August 9th.
Earlier this month the PUBG MOBILE Esports Awards 2020 were revealed, which will honour the best performances and plays in PUBG MOBILE Esports, and the PMWL Season Zero Finals will reveal the first PMWL West & East MVPs, with each MVP receiving a $3000 prize reward. Fan Favorite Players from different regions, which have been voted for in-game by the community in July will also be revealed at the prestigious finals, with each player receiving a $2000 prize reward. Fans can also expect more huge announcements at the PMWL Season Zero Finals.
The PMWL Season Zero Finals are being held from August 6th to August 9th. The East League Finals begin at 17:30 IST (14:00 CEST/ 08:00 EDT) for Asia, and the West League begin at 23:30 IST (20:00 CEST/14:00 EDT) for Europe, Middle East and Americas. Community members can watch the livestream at PUBG MOBILE Esports YouTube channel.
Qualcomm Technologies, the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and a driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G and mobile gaming innovation is the official title sponsor of PMWL.
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