Pokemon Unite announced the Pokémon Unite Championship Series 2022 earlier this year. The series started in February in different regions, and it featured over USD 1,000,000 in prizes. Moreover, the championship finals will take place in London with a prize pool of $500,000.
On the 6th of May, Pokemon Unite announced the addition of India to the Championship Series 2022. The registration will be open for Regional Finals Last Chance Qualifiers for Indian players later this month. However, all the players need to be at least 16 or 18 years old, depending upon the country.
The Championship Series will feature 11 regions: North America, Mexico, Central America, South America-West, South America-East, Europe, Oceania, Japan, South Korea, APAC, and India.
Pokémon Unite Championship Series 2022 Road Map
Each month, a series of qualification tournaments will be held in each Regional Zone, with players earning Championship Points (CP) based on their team’s performance. Individual players will keep CP to allow team changes as the season develops. The teams with the most CP advance to the Regional Championships.
The top four teams from the previous month’s competition and 12 teams who qualified through the Open Qualifier will join the teams qualified from regional qualifiers. Moreover, the winners of the Regional Championships will qualify for the main event.
The Regional Championships will begin with a round-robin format with teams divided into four groups, followed by a double-elimination format in the finals to determine the winner.
The team that performs the best in the Regional Championship Last Chance Qualifier will qualify for the main event.
The winner of the regional championships will advance to join the teams in the Pokémon Unite Championship Series 2022 in London, England. In the grand finals, the winners of all the regions will compete against each other for the ultimate title.
The addition of India in Pokemon Unite Championship Series 2022 is a great news for all the Indian players. Moreover, it will nurture the esports scene of Pokemon Unite in the country. It will be exciting to see who will represent India at the global stage.