PUBG Esports Postpones PGS: Berlin Due To Coronavirus Fears
This morning PUBG Esports made an announcement that due to conerns around the coronavirus that they would be postponing their global event PGS: Berlin.
PUBG Esports released the following statement
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.
The coronavirus has already had a huge impact on the international 2020 esports scene. Chinese Overwatch events have been postponed and teams have moved out of China and into South Korea. And the Chinese League of Legends League, the LPL, has also been postponed.