Jan 31, 2021 by PUBG MOBILE

Nova Esports have conquered the PMGC Finals in Dubai, marking themselves as the #1 PUBG MOBILE Esports team in the world, and taking home the lion’s share of the $2,000,000 USD prize pool.

The PMGC Finals, sponsored by Qualcomm Technologies, Mountain Dew, and OnePlus, supported by Dubai Tourism and Dubai Sports Council, saw record breaking viewership in PUBG MOBILE Esports history, attracting over 3.8 million peak viewers across the event.


Nova Esports from China, have been crowned champions of the inaugural PUBG MOBILE Global Championship (PMGC), after a thrilling four-day event which saw the 16 best teams in the world compete for esports glory, proving themselves the most dominant PUBG MOBILE team on the planet. With 319 points and a 151 kill count, Nova Esports proved to be a cut above the rest in the finale of PUBG MOBILE Esports 2020, towering ahead of second placed 4 Angry Men and third placed Zeus Esports.

Nova Esports PMGC 2020 Finals victory sees the team take home the mightiest portion of the $2,000,000 USD prize pool, the biggest in PUBG MOBILE esports to date for a single tournament, with plenty to brag about as the first ever PUBG MOBILE Global Championship winners.

Due to the source from Esports Charts, the most prestigious event in PUBG MOBILE esports history also attracted more viewers than any other mobile esports event, attracting over 3.8 million peak concurrent viewers during the final with over 64 million total hours watched throughout the PMGC tournament, as the finals streamed live in the UAE with the support from Dubai Tourism and Dubai Sports Council.

4 Angry Men’s Suk also got to take home personal glory as the one and only PMGC 2020 Finals MVP. Suk showed the world why he’s number one, with a tremendous performance throughout the tournament as they earned second place on the leaderboards. 

“We have just witnessed the best of the best perform in four days of action-packed PUBG MOBILE competitive play, and I am immensely proud to crown Nova Esports PMGC champions” said James Yang, Director of PUBG MOBILE Global Esports. “This tournament has set a really high bar for PUBG MOBILE esports, and we’re incredibly excited to showcase all that we have planned for our competitive scene this year”.

The PMGC Finals have been proudly supported by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector, and Dubai Sports Council, the official government body responsible for the development of the sports sector in the Emirate of Dubai.

The official title sponsor of PMGC is Qualcomm Technologies who deliver the ultimate gaming advantage with Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming™, a full arsenal of hardware and software features that can be fully integrated into top-tier smartphones that are powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 5G Mobile Platforms. OnePlus is a leading global mobile technology company featuring the ultra-fast OnePlus 8T 5G smartphone. OnePlus 8T,powered by the Snapdragon™ 865 5G Mobile Platform, is the official smartphone used in the PMGC Finals.

Mountain Dew is the proud beverage partner of PMGC as well as multiple tournaments in 2020 FUELing the next generation of gaming talent.

The PMGC is the pinnacle of the new PUBG MOBILE esports program, and was the first tournament of this magnitude, setting up what is going to be an even more competitive 2021.  The program offers one of the most robust structures in esports with a clear and accessible path to pro. From local regional events, through to the widely expanded PUBG MOBILE Club Open (PMCO) to the PUBG MOBILE Pro League (PMPL), to now the PMGC. PUBG MOBILE’s new competitive ecosystem has been thoughtfully designed to give all players from the grassroots to professional level the opportunity to “Be the #1”, and to earn their cut of a $14,000,000 USD prize pool this year.

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