Vicious Gaming Makes NPL Season 1 – We are extremely excited to announce that our PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS team has qualified to participate in the NPL Season 1 for PUBG . The players will compete amongst the best teams from North America for a prize pool of US$200,000 in a 5 Week League, Culminating in a Global Championship with a $1M Prize Pool
Over The Course of Three Phases, Sixteen Teams Will Compete for Prizes, Event Invitations, a Trip to The Global Championship and More
The National PUBG League (NPL), the premier PUBG Esports league for North America, today released the schedule and format for the 2019 competitive year. Produced in partnership with OGN, a leading producer and broadcaster of esports events and content, the NPL 2019 year will consist of three distinct phases. The top teams of each phase will move on to represent North America in various Global Events, culminating in the Global Championship in November, where the best PUBG teams will be crowned and a $1M prize pool will be awarded. All NPL activities will be produced and streamed live from the OGN Super Arena in Manhattan Beach, CA.
Each NPL phase will feature four different types of events:
- NPL, where North America’s top professional teams will compete against each other.
- NPL Contenders, a league for up-and coming teams to break into NPL.
- NPL Royale, a three-day live weekend event that pits the 16 NPL teams against the 16 NPL Contenders teams.
- NPL Relegation, a three-day event that features the bottom six NPL teams and the top ten NPL Contenders teams from each phase. The events will take place two weeks after each NPL phase and will determine placements in the next phase.
The 16 pro teams competing in the NPL will be: Vicious Gaming, Adapt, Cloud9, eUnited, Ghost Gaming, Lazarus Esports, Noble Esports, Oxymoron, Shoot to Kill, Simplicity, Smokin Aces, Spacestation Gaming, Team Envy, Tempo Storm, Why Tempt Fate and Wildcard Gaming.