PUBG Mobile has announced that from January 1st, semi-professional esports players will be able to sign up to compete in the 2021 PUBG Mobile Club Open (PMCO), which will be the biggest semi-pro esports competition to date. It'll be the first event in the battle royale's 2021 esports program, which aims to be even bigger than 2020. 

The PMCO proved very popular throughout 2020 with tens of thousands of teams signing up to participate. The PMCO 2021 will be available in 27 different regions and teams will have until January 24th to register their interest in taking part.

The expansion to the PMCO will naturally allow more players to get involved and battle it out for a chance to move up to the next stage of the competition. The regions it will expand into include places in Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, LATAM and Southeast Asia.

The full list of regions that people can sign up in are; CIS, Europe WC, MENA WC, Africa, South Asia WC, LATAM WC, North America, Malaysia & Singapore, Southeast Asia WC, HMT, Wildcard, Turkey, Germany, UK, France, Saudi, Iraq, Egypt, UAE, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, Bangladesh, Brazil and Mexico.

To sign up, players can do so over on the PMCO website from tomorrow until January 24th. The PUBG Mobile esports scene has grown tremendously since it first began back in 2018. This year it broke records for viewership and the prize pool this year stood at $14,000,000, which is almost treble what it used to be.

PUBG Mobile is available now over on the App Store and Google Play. It's a free-to-play game with in-app purchases.

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