Gen.G have won the MET Asia Series PUBG Classic event which took place in Bangkok last weekend. PUBG fans saw 16 of the eastern region’s finest teams battle it out for a piece of the $300,000 prize pool. Gen.G were able to claim the top prize of $130,000 by showing good consistent form finishing in the top 10 in 10 of the 15 rounds, finishing in 1st place early on and managing 2 2nd placed finishes also.
Second and third place finishes were earned by DPG EVGA and Team Weibo who claimed the runners-up prizes of $60,000 and $40,000 respectively. The competition was not without its hiccups this year. Round 12 had to be restarted due to power outages in the Bangna area and rounds 12, 13, 14 and 15 were discounted, teams seeing scores rolled back to after round 11. PUBG corp also announced following the conclusion of the event that because of the inability to maintain competitive integrity at the event, the MET Asia series will no longer receive a wildcard slot at the PGC.
Gen.G came into the competition showing very good form. They have once again proved their reputation as one of Asia’s top PUBG teams. They have recently proved themselves both in national and international tournaments, you can check out their fans’ reactions on social media here and here.
MET Asia Series PUBG Classic fans will be disappointed about the setbacks the event suffered in 2019, but there is reason for hope going forward. The next year should see further developments in both the PUBG circle and the general Esports industry before 2020, so only time will tell what the next incarnation of the event will look like. PUBG fans will be eager to find out.