FACEIT has announced that it will host the first Global Summit event for PUBG at ExCeL, London from the 16th to 21st April.

The Global Summit will be the end of phase one and feature teams from multiple regions such as North America, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. From these regions, a total of 24 teams will compete in a multi-stage tournament to crown one single champion.

The tournament will be divided into three stages from the 16th to 21st April:

Group Stage(24 teams), 16th-18th April

24 teams will play over 3 days of group stage action. The teams are equally divided into 3 groups, with each group competing for each other on 6 maps.

The schedule is as follows:

  1. Group A vs Group B-16th April
  2. Group B vs Group C-17th April
  3. Group C vs Group A-18th April

The placings will be decided based on a points system after all 12 maps will be played.

The matches will be played in London but will not be played in the main arena.

Elimination Stage (16 Teams), 19th April

  • The bottom 16 teams from the Group Stage classification compete over 6 maps to determine who makes it to the Grand Finals.
  • Points from the Group Stage and the Elimination Stage will be combined to decide the 8 teams who are eliminated and the 8 who move on the Grand Finals.
  • Points from the Group Stage and the Elimination Stage will be combined to decide the 8 teams who are eliminated and the 8 who move on the Grand Finals.

Grand Finals (16 teams) April 20th-21st

  • The top 16 teams from the Group and Elimination stages play off for the FACEIT Global Summit title.
  • Placements will be determined over 12 maps, with 6 maps per day over the two Grand Finals days.
  • This stage will be played in London in front of a live audience.

Co-Founder and CBO of FACEIT, Michele Attisani said in a press release:

We’ve been on an incredible journey with PUBG since the platform integration. Building an esports ecosystem, incentivizing players and creating a calendar that engages fans is no mean feat and we’re honored to have been selected as a partner for the first premier event that gathers the top teams from all over the world. We’re looking to offer the ultimate fan experience in April and we’re excited to bring another major esports event back to London.

More information about qualifiers will be released soon.