June 26, 2018 – PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.) today announced Intel as an official worldwide sponsor for the PUBG GLOBAL INVITATIONAL 2018 (PGI 2018), the largest PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) esports tournament to date, taking place in Berlin, Germany from July 25 to 29.
As an official sponsor for PGI 2018, Intel will power all tournament PCs with the leading 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8700k processors to help deliver the leading gameplay and tournament performance.
“We’re delighted to join forces with Intel for PGI 2018, the first global PUBG esports tournament hosted directly by PUBG Corp.,” said Richard Kwon, CMO, PUBG Corp. “We believe the commitment Intel is making to the event will help us in further unlocking the potential of PUBG esports as we continue to expand our efforts to audiences around the world.”
“As an official sponsor of the PGI 2018, Intel will help deliver the best gaming experience possible for the players and fans with our best gaming technology, including the 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processors,” said John Bonini, VP of the VR, Gaming and Esports Group at Intel. “PUBG is a stellar example of the PC gaming industry’s continued leadership and we look forward to delivering a great event.”