PUBG developer KRAFTON has signed with ONE Esports, the esports venture of sports media company ONE Championship, as its official media partner in Southeast Asia for the 2021 PUBG Global Championship (PGC).
PGC Tournament has a $2 million prize pool!
PGC will be the last Pubg tournament of this year, both online and offline matches will be played. 32 teams will compete for the total prize pool of $2 million.
Carlos Alimurung, CEO of ONE Esports, said:
We are proud to conclude a strong year with the appointment of Official Media Partner for PGC 2021. Fans in Southeast Asia will now have the best access to the latest updates on PGC 2021 through ONE Esports properties.
This partnership with KRAFTON is a testament to the dedication and hard work ONE Esports and our partners to share and celebrate the stories of esports heroes who ignite the world with strength, hope, dreams, and inspiration.
Throughout 2021, ONE Esports has collaborated with the likes of Toyota and mobile game developer MOONTON to host and present tournaments. The organization also signed an agreement with the global investment firm Franklin Templeton and the food delivery platform foodpanda.
Minho Yi, Head of PUBG Esports at KRAFTON, said:
We are truly excited to partner with ONE Esports in showcasing the best of PGC 2021. KRAFTON has been seeking various means to connect and communicate with our fans in the Southeast Asian regions. And we believe, through this partnership, we will be able to cater to the needs and interests of the vast and growing esports community in Southeast Asia.
We will see together what the new partnership will bring to Pubg fans in the coming days. KRAFTON seems to offer us a great PGC with the agreements it has made.