Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
July 9, 2020
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Press Releases
  Northern Lights wins PCS Europe Charity Showdown Grand Finals
  Share on Twitter RSS
 
 
06/01/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – 1 June 2020 – On Sunday 31 May, Northern Lights won the  PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Continental Series (PCS) Europe Charity Showdown after finishing above 15 other rosters at the Grand Finals. The team won $25,000 USD of the $100,000 prize pot, with the rest split between the 23 other teams who competed in the Group Stage. PUBG will also be donating an extra $100,000 to a charity of Northern Lights’ choice.

From 15 May, 24 rosters battled it out in the Group Stages to try and progress to the Grand Finals. After six days of action, the top 16 teams qualified for the final weekend – with Omaken Sports, Northern Lights and Team Liquid leading the pack early on.

Northern Lights players Perfect1ks, spyrro, The_Deep_ and BatulinS blew away the competition in the Grand Finals. Over the course of the weekend's 18 matches they secured 178 points, taking 4 wins along the way. They were trailed by Tornado Energy and Natus Vincere who finished in second and third place respectively.

Rosters will now look forward to PCS 1, where 24 of Europe’s top sides will once again lock horns – this time competing for a share of the $200,000 USD prize pot. Further details to be announced soon.

A full account of all the action from the PCS Europe Charity Showdown Grand Finals weekend is available here.

For more details on PUBG esports, please follow the official esports Twitter and Instagram channels, or visit https://pubgesports.eu/en.