The PUBG Mobile Rivals Cup: Korea vs Japan 2022 ended on September 20. Two days of intense competition saw 16 teams from Korea and Japan battle it out for a single spot in the world championship.
Korean team Damwon Gaming emerged victorious and qualified for the PMGC 2022 league stage, which is due to start on November 22. The prestigious tournament will feature a massive $4 million prize pool.
Apart from this, two teams from each country will also qualify for the World Championship from their regional competitions, which will take place later this year. Earlier, eight teams from Korea and Japan respectively qualified for PMRC 2022 from their respective regional qualifiers.
PUBG Mobile Rival Cup: Overall Ranking Korea vs Japan 2022
The contest was completely dominated by Damwon Gaming, as they got 154 points with 67 kills. In the process, the team also got two chicken dinners.
Finishing behind them in second place, the Japanese team, ZETA Division, earned 114 points with 47 eliminations. Third place went to another Japanese team, Pulverex, who finished with 111 points and 35 frags.
PMRC 2021 winner BC Swell took fourth position with 96 points. The team had a good outing in the tournament and held up well. Likewise, the Korean team Vanquish also put in a great performance to take fifth place.
Team Square and Sengoku Gaming, who won their respective regional qualifiers, failed to emulate the same performance in the main event, finishing seventh and eighth respectively.
Meanwhile, DevGru and Sunsiter failed to deliver the event. Both teams couldn’t build any momentum and fell flat, grabbing 15th and 16th place respectively. Overall, the teams posted a meager 40 and 39 points with a disappointing 4.0 and 3.9 points-per-game average.
This will be Damwon Gaming’s second appearance at the PUBG Mobile Global Championship. The team had a great performance in the 2021 League stage by being top of the standings. However, they faltered in the final and held 11th place.
This year, the team will look to rectify their mistakes and pose a threat to all competitors. Notably, the team performed quite well in the PUBG Mobile World Invitational 2022.