PUBG Mobile, the global mobile gaming phenomenon, announced the upcoming release of version 1.0 with huge updates on September 8, and the largest global PUBG Mobile Championship with big prizes of $ 2 million starting in late November.
PMGC Season Zero will start in late November and invites professional teams from all regions, including the Americas, Europe, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and China, to compete for the highest prize pool of $ 2 million in PUBG Mobile sports history, and to crown the first PUBG Mobile global champions. . Qualcomm Technologies, the world leader in wireless technology innovation and the driving force behind the development, launch and expansion of 5G and mobile gaming innovation, is PMGC’s official sponsor.
PUBG Mobile was first launched in 2018 and has since achieved over 600 million downloads and 50 million daily active players worldwide (excluding the Chinese mainland). After the amazing success of the game, and the continuous growth of the player base, PUBG Mobile continues to offer innovations and improved gameplay experiences to its players. With the release of version 1.0 on September 8th, along with a much awaited surprise to be revealed soon, PUBG Mobile will be completely overhauled for its launch to deliver the most authentic and immersive experience on mobile.
Going into more detail than ever before about what fans can expect from the release of version 1.0, new technologies were adopted in version 1.0 to completely upgrade the quality of the game. Improvements made to player characters, including main lobby lights and environments, as well as their own unique environments. Particles, smoke, air explosions, muzzle flashes, and the addition of range interaction make each shot more realistic. Skydiving, jogging, throwing and other key actions have also been improved for the most engaging battle royale experience. Upgrades to lighting systems and texture quality bring vegetation, sky and water back to life. Models and texture quality have also been improved to provide a more realistic feel and premium quality experience.
To bring a more concise and intuitive control experience to players, PUBG Mobile’s user interface and interactive experiences have also been completely overhauled, with improved quality of interactions, visuals, animations and sound effects. The interface has been tweaked to make it easy on the eyes, while also adding some elements of visual technology. Dawn Cyan hues, smoky gray, hope white, and yellow of victory were chosen to convey the design concepts of morning dawn, rebirth after failure, and glory after players’ eureka moment of penetration.
To make it easier for players to find what they want, and to give them more enhanced and updated controls, an innovative multi-screen switching mode will be launched exclusively for PUBG Mobile. Existing jobs will be more organized in supply. Games, Community, and Purchases were divided into 3 different areas, enabling quick and easy access for players, and creating a simple and clean interface, helping players quickly select their desired jobs. In addition, players can customize their own layout, for more comfortable operations and user experience.
“We want to thank each of our players for joining us on our journey to version 1.0. During the design and development process, we have been adamant in maintaining PUBG Mobile IP and its distinctive style, while we continue to innovate to deliver the best mobile experience,” said a PUBG Mobile spokesperson. “While this is the release of version 1.0, this is by no means the end of the development. The new era of PUBG Mobile is a fresh start, and we have a lot of exciting updates for the fans which we will share soon.”
Along with the unveiled flagship 1.0, PUBG Mobile esports is taking to the next level with the announcement of PUBG Mobile World League (PMWL) and the World Championship together in one epic event, the largest PUBG Mobile Championship (PMGC) for mobile esports. PMGC Season Zero will start in late November and the best professional teams from all regions including the Americas, Europe, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and China will fight an epic battle to crown the world champions and capture the lion’s share. $ 2 million. Due to the global pandemic, audiences on-site may not be possible for PMGC Season Zero, but if it is safe to do so, the league will start in late November and will take place across multiple studios.
This year PUBG Mobile completed the structure for its global year-long export program. Now the program supports players of all levels, from amateur to semi-pro and pro in many countries and regions, ensuring a clear path to becoming a star. The base for every player such as National and Campus Championships and various 3rd party events to be held in many countries, more will come in more countries. For semi-pro players, the PUBG Mobile Club Open (PMCO) this year has 16 regions with more than 150 countries. Total combined registrations from Spring and Fall exceeded 120k, with more and more players joining to enjoy the excitement of PUBG Mobile Accessport.
The robust EcoSport ecosystem introduced the PUBG Mobile Pro League (PMPL) to add an additional Pro layer to the competition. Hosting PMPL in 7 regions with a total of 152 teams and over 28M total hour viewing success. In July and August, the brand-new PUBG Mobile World League (PMWL) season zero showed 40 teams in the East and West leagues showcasing their best skills during this amazing competition. The peak concurrent audience clocked 1.1M times, with total hours clocked at over 40M hours, breaking the record as the largest viewership ever in PUBG Mobile Esports. According to esports charts, the PUBG Mobile World League 2020 East has become the most popular online sole event.
“After the success of James Mobile World League Season Zero, we knew we had to bring an idea that would raise the bar even higher and be truly exceptional to close the first year of our new esports program.” Director of PUBG Mobile Global Esports. “2020 has been a big challenge for everyone, and we hope to bring positivity and encouragement to the world through gaming and esports. We wanted to invite more territories than ever before to create a spectacular, highly competitive event for players and the community to enjoy worldwide. ”