Presenting the $100,000 DreamHack PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Showdown Live at DreamHack Austin

Presenting the $100,000 DreamHack PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Showdown Live at DreamHack Austin

March 21, 2018

DreamHack is proud to announce that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, which has taken the gaming world by storm, is the latest major esport tournament coming to DreamHack Austin, June 1-3! The main event will feature squads with all Bring-Your-Own-Computer (BYOC) participants having a chance onsite to earn a slot to the main competition. Additionally, online players will have a chance to qualify for the competition and earn their way to DreamHack Austin!

DreamHack Austin takes place at the Austin Convention Center from June 1-3, and will feature the traditional BYOC LAN party, multiple esport stages, the latest gaming exhibitors, tabletop games, panels, cosplay and tons more activities. Tickets are available now, so if you want to catch the action onsite, be sure to grab your ticket today, and if you want to play onsite, then make sure to get a BYOC ticket. The BYOC qualifier will take place on June 1, with the main squad events taking place June 2 and June 3. Additionally, on June 1 we will be featuring a community challenge in duos, which will pit the biggest streamers and pros up against the community.
Additional details regarding online qualification, BYOC qualification, schedules and more will be released in the coming weeks. Be sure to stay tuned to the DreamHack Austin website, as well as the DreamHack PUBG social media channels to stay up to date about the latest information!


DreamHack is the world’s largest digital festival, a meeting place for gamers, with major events hosted each year in Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, DreamHack’s core has always been the LAN party where attendees bring their computer from home and set up for 3 straight days of gaming. DreamHack’s festivals have grown organically over time, becoming a platform for esports, Internet and gaming culture, intellectual and creative competitions, live music acts, lectures by industry experts, celebrity content creators, cosplayers, expo hall and much more.
DreamHack is also a production company, creating content focused on gaming, esports, music and arena events, for both traditional Television and digital content networks. In 2017, DreamHack welcomed more than 250,000 visitors to its live events and its online esports broadcasts received more than 375 million views. More information is available at DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at