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Everything you need to know about the AORUS Open PUBG Grand Finals – Stream, schedule, results

Published: 24/Oct/2018 9:08 Updated: 6/Apr/2020 13:22

by Joe O'Brien

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Six amateur duos will fight for the title of PUBG AORUS World Champion live at Paris Games Week on October 27 and 28.

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The AORUS Open is an amateur PUBG tournament that saw thousands of players in six different countries fight for a spot at the international grand finals.

The top team from each qualifier will face off to claim the championship and a first-place prize of $20,000.

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The AORUS Open will be played using AORUS’ own Close Quarter Battle (CQB) rule-set, designed to create fast-paced and exciting play. The grand finals will consist of a best-of-nine set, with points awarded based on kills and placement in each game. The team with the most points at the end will be crowned champion.

 

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Schedule

Saturday, October 27

The first four rounds of the best-of-nine will take place on Saturday, kicking off at the following time:

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2:30 AM 5:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:30 AM 8:30 PM

Sunday, October 28

The final five rounds will be played on Sunday, starting at the following time:

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PDT EDT GMT CET AEDT
3:30 AM 6:30 AM 11:30 AM 12:30 AM 9:30 PM

 

Results

Final Results

Team Placing Points
The Happy Campers 1 85
Fettarme Milch 2 83
Team X 3 66
MK 4 50
B3LA Gaming 5 48
Xiyou 6 8

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The Teams

China – Team Xiyou

  • zhubajie
  • sunwukong

 

France – B3LA Family Gaming

  • Trick-C
  • Gaxalies

 

Germany – Fettarme Milch

  • nELLOZ
  • WiraRasca

 

Korea – Team X

  • Skacls
  • Seungha

 

Taiwan – MK

  • WickQQ
  • SJHsu

 

USA – The Happy Campers

  • Kushman07
  • THC_Charity
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PUBG Mobile banned in India alongside 100+ China-linked apps

Published: 2/Sep/2020 13:35 Updated: 2/Sep/2020 13:43

by Calum Patterson

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The Indian government has banned PUBG Mobile, one of the most popular mobile games in the country, along with over 100 more apps with links to Chinese publishers.

PUBG Mobile has a touchy history in India specifically. Countless news reports of teens becoming incredibly addicted to the game have filled Indian media for over two year. The game has been blamed for bad exam results, and in some extreme stories, death.

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The controversy around PUBG Mobile in India has prompted calls for the government to ban it in the past, by a student association worried about its effect on education.

On September 2, India’s Interior Ministry banned the game, along with 118 other apps, citing concerns around cybersecurity, as tensions with China rise.

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PUBG Mobile was one of the most popular games on iOS and Android in India.

They said the apps were “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order.”

The move follows India’s previous bans of other Chinese social media apps, including TikTok.

In a statement, the Indian government said: “The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has received many complaints from various sources including several reports about misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside of India. There has been a strong chorus in the public space to take strict action against apps that harm India’s sovereignty as well as the privacy of our citizens.”

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Other banned apps, via TechCrunch, include Baidu, WeChat Work, Tencent Weiyun, Rise of Kingdoms, APUS Launcher, Tencent Weiyun, VPN for TikTok, Mobile Taobao, Youko, Sina News and CamCard.

PUBG Mobile is notable though, because of how wildly popular it was in the country. In March 2019, police actually arrested ten students who were playing the game because the game had been banned in that specific region.

“Our team caught these youths red-handed. They were taken into custody after they were found playing the PUBG game,” said Police inspector Rohit Raval at the time.

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