PUBG has become the first game to fall victim to the Corona virus outbreak after announcing that the PGS: Berlin event schedule for April has been postponed.
PGS Berlin is the first PUBG Global Series event of the year, featuring top teams and talent from around the world. In the Europe region, online open qualifiers give challengers of all experience levels the chance to put their skills on show and stake their claim among the best.
As statement from PUBG Corporation reads:
PUBG Corporation is actively monitoring the spread of the latest coronavirus, which was recently declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization.
With the health and safety of our players, employees, and fans as our top priorities, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone April’s PGS: Berlin event. The dates and times of regional qualifiers may also be subject to change. The plan to host four PUBG global esports events in 2020 remains unchanged, and we are actively exploring options for when a replacement event can be held.
We will provide updates once we have a better understanding of the best options for esports fans, players, and staff. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this situation.
There is no new date as of yet for the European Qualifier for PUBG eSport tournament but with Berlin being the first of four qualifying events we may yet see the rest postponed depending on how the corona virus outbreak develops.