PUBG Corp. and G-Loot have officially announced that a partnership to host a new PUBG Classic event, the GLL Grand Slam: PUBG Classic. The event will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from July 19th-21st and will feature the top 16 teams from North America, Europe, Oceania, and Latin America. How the teams will qualify or be invited is unknown at this time, we’re guessing we’ll learn more in April at the earliest. In the meantime, here’s some quotes on the event from the press release this morning.
“When we started the GLL brand a little more than one year ago the strategy was clear. We wanted to create the largest tournament in the world with the world’s most played game – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. We are immensely proud to announce GLL Grand Slam: PUBG Classic. It will be the largest tournament by us to date and we are very happy to welcome fans worldwide to follow the tournament on site in Stockholm or online,” said Simon Sundén, Vice President and Head of Esports and GLL at G-Loot.
“With previous GLL events in 2018, G-Loot has clearly demonstrated that they are among the most innovative PUBG tournament organizers in the world, and we are proud to have them as a premier partner hosting a PUBG Classic in 2019,” said Jake Sin, Global Esports Manager for PUBG Corporation. “We are thrilled to work with G-Loot to bring a world-class PUBG event to Stockholm for the first time.”
“The arrangement of GLL Grand Slam: PUBG Classic marks a milestone for G-Loot as a company and a great success for GLL. Everybody must feel that they are welcome to our arrangement. Anyone, anywhere in the world can play and compete for money in a game that they already play and love,” said Patrik Nybladh, CEO of G-Loot.