Tencent launches grassroots program with the first run of PUBG Mobile Campus Championship in the Philippines
(MANILA, Philippines) 16 November 2021 – Tencent Games is excited to announce that it is bringing the PUBG Mobile Campus Championship (PMCC) to the Philippines for the first time ever. Set to run from November 20-28, the nationwide tournament is open to all university students and includes a prize pool of Php 450,000. Prepare your best squad because the winning team will also represent the Philippines at the upcoming PMCC Southeast Asia 2021 where they will compete against the top collegiate teams from Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Hurry! PMCC Philippines registration is open until November 17! Register today at: https://pmccsea.com/ph/tournament
Since its launch in 2018, PUBG Mobile has accumulated over a billion downloads outside China alone. This places the battle royale-style competition among the top three most downloaded titles and makes it one of the most successful games worldwide. In the Philippines, PUBG Mobile has already gained a loyal fanbase following the success of its first national championship event last year. Now, with PMCC, the company further demonstrates its commitment to continue offering Filipinos at every level and age an opportunity to compete on the regional and international scene.
“We are very excited to bring the fierce and highly competitive PMCC to the Philippines for the first time ever featuring the best young, talented gamers across the country. Through this tournament, we hope to continue motivating our student-athletes to pursue their passion for gaming and elevate their skills so that they too can one day test themselves against the best in the region and world,” said Oliver Ye, Director of PUBG Mobile Southeast Asia
Apart from the actual tournament, PMCC Philippines will also include other activities for participants to showcase their talents outside the game. First up is the Campus Ambassador where contestants submitted videos explaining what they will do to promote the tournament. Fans will vote among the top 3 entries with the winner being named the official face of PMCC Philippines. A total prize pool of Php 20,000 is also up for grabs.
Next, there is the Caster Hunt Challenge where participants first shared a highlight video of their PUBG Mobile casts. Entries were judged on creativity & originality, clarity of speech, stage appearance & personality, and overall performance. The top 5 contestants will now advance to the next round where they will cast with a professional shoutcaster. Fans will vote for their favorite with the winner earning the opportunity to cast during the Grand Finals on November 27 and 28. A total prize pool of Php 20,000 is also up for grabs.
Lastly, there is the Low-Cost Cosplay where contestants must share a photo of them dressed as their favorite PUBG Mobile hero. No registration is required. To join, they must comment their submission on the contest poster that will be released on November 18 on the PUBG Mobile Philippines official Facebook page. Entries will be accepted between November 22-26. The top 5 winners will be featured during the live event broadcast and acknowledged on-air. A total prize pool of Php 10,000 is also up for grabs including cash and Unknown Cash credits.
Catch all the live broadcasts and stay updated on the latest news by following the PUBG Mobile Philippines official Facebook page.