DreamHack PUBG Showdown Returns with All-Online $15,000 Tournament

STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, today announced the return of its PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) tournament, DreamHack PUBG Showdown. The tournament, which will feature a $15,000 prize pool, will be run all-online with participants and broadcast talent all taking part in the action.

“Announcing the return of DreamHack PUBG Showdown feels great, and the all-online tournament format is perfect in these unprecedented times,” said DreamHack Chief Product Officer Michael Van Driel. “We at DreamHack are big fans of the ‘battle royale’ genre, and we know PUBG has a strong following here in Europe. We can’t wait to share this event with our fans.”

DreamHack PUBG Showdown is open to all European teams. The tournament will begin with open qualifiers on April 21, 2020, and conclude with the grand final on May 10, 2020. Broadcasts, led by experienced PUBG talent, will be available from the closed qualifier, starting April 25, and onward.

The open-qualifier teams will be joined by a group of selected teams. Eight teams will be invited to the closed qualifiers, with another 16 earning a direct spot at the main event.

Full details including tournament format, schedule, and information on how to participate can be found at dreamhack.com/pubg.