• Date2022. 05. 31

Players representing 16 territories across four regions will compete in the four day event for their share of $500,000 USD

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – May 31, 2022 – KRAFTON, Inc. today revealed the full details for PUBG Nations Cup 2022 (PNC), a global PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS esports event where 16 national teams will compete in Bangkok, Thailand across four days for their share of a $500,000 prize pool.

Event Schedule

PNC 2022 returns after a two-year hiatus and runs from June 16 through June 19 in Bangkok, Thailand at the TRUE ICON Hall in ICONSIAM Mall with the matches beginning each day at 1:00 PM CEST. The event is the first PUBG Esports event to return to a live audience since the PUBG GLOBAL Championship in November 2019. To celebrate, KRAFTON is distributing free tickets on-site at the TRUE ICON Hall. The venue accommodates up to 1,200 spectators and tickets will be distributed first-come, first-served.

Event and Points Structure

PNC 2022 brings together 64 players from 16 territories across four regions ranging from Europe (United Kingdom, Finland, Germany, Turkey), the Americas (United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina), Asia Pacific (Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia) and Asia (Korea, China, Japan, Chinese Taipei)..

Europe will be represented by four formidable squads, each featuring top pro players such as Team UK’s Fexx (FaZe Clan), Finland’s mxey (Team Liquid), Myca (Thunder) from Germany, and Smash (BBL Esports) from Turkey. With passionate local support behind each team, there will be no lack of motivation to ensure the PNC 2022 trophy comes home.

PNC will follow the ‘point rule’ structure that combines elimination points and placement points. There will be five matches per day with a total of 20 matches played on Erangel and Miramar. The team that collects the most overall points after 20 matches will be crowned the PNC 2022 champions.

Prize Pool Breakdown

The purse for PNC 2022 is $500,000 USD and the prize money for the top three teams will be distributed as follows:

  • First-Place: $100,000 USD
  • Second-Place: $58,000 USD
  • Third-Place: $50,000 USD

Pick’em Challenge

The Pick’em Challenge returns for PNC 2022 and viewers will have the opportunity to predict the final winning team. Voting coupons used to pick the winner can be obtained by purchasing in-game PNC 2022 skins and items. Thirty percent of the net sales will be contributed to the overall prize pool and distributed to participating teams.

Broadcast & Channel Details

Catch all of the PNC 2022 action on the PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS TwitchYouTube and Facebook channels. Local broadcasts in German and Turkish will also be available.

More information on PUBG Esports is available at and on official social media channels: YouTubeTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitch and TikTok.

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