Sixteen teams are competing, but only one will become the champions.

The PUBG Mobile Pro League (PMPL) Southeast Asia (SEA) Championship Spring 2022 is taking place from June 10 to 12. Sixteen teams from across Southeast Asia are competing for the title of champions and a share of the $150,000 prize pool. 

The competition will happen at the Pavilion Bukit Jalil Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is the first-ever LAN for the PMPL SEA Championship, which conducted its first edition in early 2020. The last offline championship in the region was the PUBG Mobile Club Open (PMCO) Fall Split SEA 2019, which was held in Beijing, China. 

Here is everything you need to know about the PMPL SEA Championship Spring 2022.

Format: 18 matches to be played in the PMPL SEA Championship

  • The 16 teams will play 18 matches across Erangel, Miramar, and Sanhok to decide the champions. 
  • Six matches will be played per day. The flow of maps is as follows:
    • Erangel
    • Miramar
    • Erangel
    • Sanhok
    • Erangel 
    • Miramar
  • The points distribution for the PMPL SEA Championship is:
    • First: 15 points
    • Second: 12 points
    • Third: 10 points
    • Fourth: Eight points
    • Fifth: Six points
    • Sixth: Four points
    • Seventh: Two points
    • Eighth to 12th: One point
    • 13th to 16th: Zero points
    • Per kill: One kill

16 of SEA’s best teams will compete in the championship

Twelve of the teams have qualified directly through the regional PMPLs in Thailand, Indonesia, MY/SG/PH, and Vietnam. Three more teams have made it to the PMPL SEA Championship through the play-ins, which happened on May 8. The last squad is Team Secret who have been directly invited to the SEA Championship for being the defending champions. 

  • Team Secret
  • Vampire Esports
  • Bacon Time
  • TEM Entertainment
  • ION Esports
  • EVOS Reborn
  • RRQ RYU
  • Yoodoo Alliance x 4Rivals
  • Dingoz Esports
  • Farang Lejund
  • Box Gaming
  • D’Xavier
  • BN United
  • Hail Esports
  • The Infinity
  • Eagle Esport

TJB Esports, which placed third in the SEA play-ins, are unable to travel to Malaysia to compete in the PMPL SEA Championship. Thus, their slot has been given to fourth placed Eagle Esport. 

Where to watch the PMPL SEA Championship?

Fans can tune into the competition on YouTube and Facebook. The stream will begin at 7:30am GMT.

A prize pool of $150,000 and more is on the line

The PMPL SEA Championship has a total prize pool of $150,000, with the winner walking away with $30,000. Besides the huge prize money, the winner of the championship will likely qualify for the PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI). 

The PMWI was announced by Tencent last month, but no details regarding it have been shared yet. Tencent had confirmed, however, that the winner of the Peacekeeper Elite League, the top-level of competitive PUBG Mobile in China, will qualify for the event. It’s likely that the Championship will follow a similar format.

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Wasif Ahmed

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Wasif is an esports journalist from India who covers mobile gaming news. From PUBG Mobile to Wild Rift, he has been covering mobile esports for over three years. You can reach out to him on Twitter to chat about games and esports anytime.