Back in mid-July, we reported that PUGB Mobile had teamed up with Direct Relief to help raise money for the charity's COVID-19 response project. It focused on an in-game running challenge for players, which lead to the PUBG Mobile donating $2 million at the end of the Play As One campaign.
It was revealed on PUBG Mobile's Facebook page that in total players achieved the in-game milestone of running 864 kilometres in distance during the campaign. Players can continue to donate to the charity if they so wish over on the #PUBGMPlayAsOne page.
On top of this, PUBG Mobile also held a charity event on July 30th that featured celebrities, professional athletes, influencers and star games from across the globe. It was hosted by Powerbang Gaming and the map used throughout the event was recent addition Livik.
Scout, an esports player from FNATIC, is a well-known PUBG Mobile so it was unsurprising that he took home both the India and MENA titles alongside the entire championship for his team. Meanwhile, Indonesian actor and TV presenter Gading's team became the champions of Southeast Asia.
There were some successful teams for the professional sportsmen too with Juventus Paulo Dybala's squad netting the prize for South America. Elsewhere, Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne's team took first place for Europe and North American regions. If you'd like to check out some of the highlights you can do so here.