PUBG: Global Invitational 2018 guide – Schedule, Teams and Results

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Our PUBG Global Invitational 2018 guide contains an overview of the event, with schedules, participating teams and results to be added as soon as the tournament gets underway.

PUBG esports has it’s biggest ever event just on the horizon. The PUBG Global Invitational or PGI 2018 will see the top 20 professional PUBG teams from across the world do battle for $2million in prize money, and it’s the the first major PUBG esports tournament hosted by PUBG Corp themselves.

Many aspects of the traditional PUBG we love to play will be tweaked for maximum watchability. The Bluezone’s being upped in pace and will now move faster during certain phases of the game to promote deadly meetings between teams. Scoring is also based off action, with points being awarded for eliminations and we’ll be able to see it all in both first and third person modes as well.

There’s a lot to take in, so we’ve put together a guide hub for PGI 2018 which contains a an overview of the tournament and how it works, along with a schedule, a complete list of all the teams competing and a results section that we’ll keep regularly updated as the tournament progresses.

If you’re after all the tips, tricks and strategy advice you could possibly need, then head on over to our enormous PUBG guide hub!

UPDATE: This event has now concluded and you can find all the overall standings in the sections below.

PGI 2018: Tournament Overview

Here’s a brief breakdown of how the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 will work. More details will be added when we know more.

  • Begins on the 24th July 2018, ends four days later on the 28th July.
  • 20 teams, competing for $2million in prizes.
  • $1,000,000 each for both First Person (FPP) and Third Person (TPP) modes.
  • The tournament is split between two days of TPP squad battles followed by squad FPP over another 2 day period.
  • The Bluezone will move slightly faster during this tournament to promote action.
  • Teams will earn base points for their ranking at the end of each match, as well as additional points for kills.
  • Miramar and Erangel will be played. Sanhok will not feature.

PGI 2018: Participating Teams

Here’s a list of all 20 teams competing in PGI 2018.

  • Pittsburgh Knights (EU)
  • Welcome to South Georgo (EU)
  • Honey Badger Nation (NA)
  • Ghost Gaming (NA)
  • Team Gates (NA)
  • Avangar Gaming (CIS)
  • Natus Vincere (CIS)
  • Oyun Hizmetleri (MENA)
  • Savage esports (SA)
  • Chiefs esports Club (OC)
  • 4AM (CN)
  • OMG (CN)
  • GEN.G Black (KR)
  • GEN.G Gold (KR)
  • AHQ esports Club (AS)
  • Made in Thailand (AS)
  • Refund Gaming (AS)
  • Crest Gaming Xanadu (JP)
  • Crest Gaming Windfall (JP)

PGI 2018: Schedule

Below we’ve got the complete list of matches, dates and times.

All times are given as CEST. Subtract one hour for BST, nine hours for PST and six hours for EST.

24th July – Media Day

  • Opening – 14:00
  • Team Intro
  • Photo Session
  • Q & A

25th July – TPP

  • Opening – 17:30
  • Match 1 – 18:00
  • Match 2 – 19:00
  • Match 3 – 20:00
  • Match 4 – 21:00

26th July – TPP

  • Opening – 18:00
  • Match 1 – 19:00
  • Match 2 – 20:00
  • Match 3 – 21:00
  • Match 4 – 22:15

27th July – FPP

  • Match 1 – 15:00
  • Match 2 – 16:00
  • Match 3 – 17:00
  • Match 4 – 18:00

28th July – FPP

  • Match 1 – 15:00
  • Match 2 – 16:00
  • Match 3 – 17:00
  • Match 4 – 18:00
  • Awards – 19:15

PGI 2018: Results and Standings

Overall Day 1 + 2 (FPP)

Team Score Kills
OMG 3425 70
Team Liquid 3220 54
Welcome to South Georgo 2875 49
Natus Vincere 2370 50
AVANGAR Gaming 2225 41
Ghost Gaming 1980 34
Honey Badger Nation 1890 23
Pittsburgh Knights 1845 35
Gen.G GOLD 1470 22
Refund Gaming 1460 30
Gen.G BLACK 1350 32
Chiefs Esports Club 1115 17
Team Gates 1035 29
4AM 995 27
Crest Gaming Windfall 965 15
Crest Gaming Xanadu 925 23
ahq eSports Club 775 8
Savage Esports 770 12
Oyun Hizmetleri 650 14
Made in Thailand (MITH) 430 5

Day 2 (TPP)

Team Score Kills
Gen.G Gold 3240 61
Team Liquid 2635 32
Welcome to South Georgo 2595 40
OMG 2235 40
Pittsburgh Knights 2090 41
Gen.G BLACK 2010 41
Made in Thailand (MITH) 1925 43
Ghost Gaming 1770 43
Chiefs Esports Club 1380 24
Natus Vincere 1345 28
Savage Esports 1335 36
ahq eSports Club 1260 13
4AM 1230 18
Crest Gaming Xanadu 1165 20
Honey Badger Nation 1080 17
AVANGAR Gaming 1035 30
Oyun Hizmetleri 1005 19
Crest Gaming Windfall 940 9
Refund Gaming 910 24
Team Gates 630 14

Day 1 (TPP)

Here are the standings after Day 1.

Team Score Kills
Gen.G BLACK 1720 30
Team Liquid 1685 22
Pittsburgh Knights 1320 31
Ghost Gaming 1275 24
OMG 1270 18
Gen.G GOLD 1100 22
Welcome to South Georgo 1025 17
Savage Esports 815 19
Crest Gaming Xanadu 770 14
Made in Thailand (MITH) 755 17
Natus Vincere 665 14
4AM 635 12
Chiefs Esports Club 560 10
Honey Badger Nation 520 8
ahq eSports Club 485 6
Oyun Hizmetleri 400 10
AVANGAR Gaming 325 10
Crest Gaming Windfall 300 6
Team Gates 180 2
Refund Gaming 110 5

Where can I watch PGI 2018?

PGI 2018 will be streamed over on PUBG Corp’s official Twitch page.

We’ve embedded their channel below so you can catch the action right here.

Keep this page bookmarked for all the latest updates!

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