Harrisburg University congratulates the Susquehanna Soniqs professional Esports team on winning the PUBG Global Invitational.S championship this week.
The Harrisburg-based team, for which HU President Dr. Eric Darr and Professor Charles Palmer help provide strategic direction and content for, beat out 31 other teams during a six-week tournament at Studio Paradise in Incheon, South Korea.
The team competed in a game called Player Unknown Battle Ground (PUBG) during the tournament which marked the beginning of the 2021 season organized by PUBG Corporation. The championship also represents a profitable start to the season for the Soniqs who won a nearly $1.3 million prize.
Check out the following media coverage of the championship win below:
For information about Harrisburg University’s Bachelor of Science in Esports Management, Production, and Performance, and the Harrisburg University Storm, HU’s championship-winning varsity collegiate Esports team, click here.
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