Which is the better region?
The PUBG Mobile Regional Clash (PMRC) is returning for its second edition in 2023 and its first-ever LAN event. The top teams from the Middle East and Africa region are set to face off against Europe at the Gamers8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from July 20 to 23.
Eight teams from each region will participate in the PMRC 2023 for regional glory and a share of the $100,000 prize pool. The PMRC is a tournament first introduced in 2022 to develop regional rivalries. This will be the second of four regional clashes of the year after the SEA vs. South Asia last month.
PMRC 2023 MEA vs Europe: Who are the 16 teams in the tournament?
The top eight teams from the Spring editions of the PMPL MEA Championship and the European Championship have qualified for the event.
The MEA teams are as follows:
- Geekay Esports
- Crash Gaming
- Nigma Galaxy
- Brute Force
- Team Falcons
- Vision Esports
- gQ Team
- RTG Esports
The European teams are as follows:
- Fire Flux Esports
- Nexus Gaming
- Gaimin Gladiators
- Next Ruya
- Excuse Me
- Regnum Carya Esports
- ARR Esports
Teams to battle across Battle Royale and TDM matches
The PMRC in Gamers8 is set to feature an interesting format. Teams will not only fight in battle royale but also play TDM matches. There will be six BR matches per day for a total of 24 games, while two TDM matches will take place on each day.
The points distribution for the BR matches is as follows:
- First place: 10 points
- Second place: Six points
- Third place: Five points
- Fourth place: Four place
- Fifth place: Three points
- Sixth place: Two points
- Seventh and eighth place: One point each
- Ninth to 16th place: Zero points
- Per kill: One point
Additionally, a separate scoreboard will be maintained to compare the performance of each region. Thus, teams are not only fighting for individual glory but also for their region.
Where to watch the PMRC 2023: MEA vs Africa
The PMRC 2023 between MEA and Africa is happening at the Riyadh Boulevard in Gamers8. The venue is open for a live audience, with tickets currently available on the official website.
If you are unable to attend the event live, all the action will be livestreamed on the official PUBG Mobile esports YouTube channel for fans from around the world to enjoy.
After this event, the PMRC will return from Aug. 10 to 13 as Europe and Africa face-off in an online showdown. Finally, the last PMRC of the year is set to happen between China and SEA from Oct. 20 to 22.