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UNITE World Championship Series 2022

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2022 UNITE World Championship is the official 2022 competitive tournament for Pokemon UNITE! This article will provide you with latest news for the 2022 Season, where to watch the livestreams, the 2022 UNITE World Championship mechanics, and more!

UNITE World Championship Latest News

BLVKHVND is Your 2022 Pokemon UNITE World Champions!

Screengrab from the UNITE World Championship Livestream DAY 2.

Proving their insane power and might, BLVKHVND is the very first Pokemon UNITE World Champions!

En route to victory, BLVKHVND did not lose any match and flexed their dominance throughout the two days of intense Pokemon UNITE competition.

Congratulations, BLVKHVND!

BLVKHVND Members & Winning Pokemon

Team Member Pokemon
KYRIAOS
SLASH
JUNGLEBOOK
OVERLORD
ELO

UNITE World Championships 2023 Confirmed!

At the end of the Pokemon World Championships, @UniteEsports confirmed that Pokemon UNITE will be joining the 2023 Pokemon World Championships in Yokohama, Japan!

See you all next year, Trainers!

In-Game Events Announced!

Pokemon UNITE - World Championship Celebration Campaign

Multiple in-game events were announced in celebration of the Pokemon UNITE World Championships! Here's a summary:

  • A log-in event that rewards a special sticker + currency like Tickets and Boost Cards,
  • A gift code will be provided to claim a special Trainer Skin shirt, and
  • The Pokemon License and Holowear used by the 2022 World Champions BLVKHVND will be on sale!

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Where to Watch UNITE World Championships

Livestream Date and Time

Pokemon UNITE - Tournament World Championship 2022 Top Image

Region Local Time /
Date
UTC
US West Coast
(PDT)
1:00 AM
August 19 & 20
08:00 AM
August 19 & 20
US East Coast
(EST)
4:00 AM
August 19 & 20
08:00 AM
August 19 & 20
London
(GMT)
9:00 AM
August 19 & 20
08:00 AM
August 19 & 20
Japan
(JST)
5:00 PM
August 19 & 20
08:00 AM
August 19 & 20

Pokemon World Championships is scheduled to be livestreamed on August 19 - 20, 2022 at 8AM UTC! Check out out Livestream Guide below to catch the World Championships live!

World Championships 2022 Livestream Guide

World Championship Series In-Game Events

Log-In Missions

Pokemon UNITE - World Championship Celebration Login Missions Banner

Start August 14, 2022
End August 22, 2022
12:00AM UTC

Starting August 13 (PDT) / August 14 (UTC), Pokemon UNITE will be holding a log-in bonus campaign that gives out a special sticker to commemorate the very first Pokemon UNITE World Championships!

World Championship Celebration Log-In Missions Event Guide

Special Gift Code Reward

Pokemon UNITE - Special Gift Code Reward.png

Code Rewards / Expiry
WORLDS2022
Expiry: Unknown

The code for the special in-game freebie is now available! Just use the code WORLDS2022 and claim it in Gift Code Exchange!

Gift Codes Exchange

UNITE License and Holowear Sale!

Pokemon UNITE - 2022 World Champions License and Holowear Discounts

Start August 27, 2022
End September 2, 2022
12:00AM UTC

From August 27 to September 2, Pokemon Licenses and Holowears used by the World Champions will be discounted!

For the full list of discounted items, check out:

2022 World Champions
License and Holowear Discount Event

Championship Series Mechanics

Eleven Regional Zones

The Pokemon UNITE Championship series will have eleven (11) regional zones for teams to compete in. Here is a list of the zones and the countries included in each zone:

Region Countries Included
Asia-Pacific (APAC) Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand
Central America Culombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
Europe Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Japan -
South America - West Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru
South America - East Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
Mexico -
North America Canada, United States of America
(incl. Puerto Rico)
Oceania Australia, New Zealand
South Korea -
India -

Competition Format

Pokemon UNITE - Tournament Mode

The World Championship Series 2022 is a 5-on-5 Team Battle Arena that will use Pokemon UNITE's Tournament Mode as the game mode. Qualifying Events will be held each month with no entry cost from February to June.

It will also be available for players on all platforms: Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android!

Tournament Mode Guide:
Custom Rules and How to Use

Monthly Open Qualifiers

A series of qualifying tournaments will be held on each Regional Zone each month where players can each Championship Points (CP) based on their team's finishing place in that month's tournament. Teams with the most CP's will qualify for the Regional Championships!

Championship Points will be retained by individual players so changing of teams are allowed during the season.

Double Elimination Format

The monthly Open Qualifier round will pit teams in a double-elimination format. The top 16 teams will advance to the Monthly Finals!

Monthly Finals

The first monthly finals in February will be open for the top 16 teams in the Open Qualifiers. The succeeding months will only allow 12 invites from the Open Qualifiers where the remaining 4 will be the top 4 teams from previous month's Monthly Finals, including the Aeos Cup.

Note:
Top 4 teams will neeed to keep 4 out of 5 players on their roster to maintain top 4 status.
Taking another player who has competed in the current month's Open Qualifier as a replacement is not allowed.

Monthly Finals Team Count Breakdown

Event # from Open Qualifiers # from Previous Month's Top 4 # from Total CP Count Total # of Teams
February Finals 16 0 0 16
March Finals 12 4 0 16
Aeos Cup 12 4 0 16
May Finals 12 4 0 16
Regional Championships 12 4 8 24

Aeos Cup in April!

There is also an Aeos Cup that happened last April 2022! It will replace April's Open Qualifiers and Monthly Finals that give players prize money and more CP than the usual monthly tournaments!

Regional Championships

Regional Championships will be a mix of teams with the top CP in teach Regional Zone before June 2022, top teams from the previous month's tournament and teams that earned a spot via the Open Qualifiers. Here's a breakdown on how many teams will be included:

8 Teams Top Teams in CP in each Regional Zone
(via Total CP Count)
4 Teams Top Teams from the Previous Month's Tournament (May Finals)
12 Teams Spot Earned via Open Qualifiers

CP will be used to determine who earns a direct spot in the Regional Championships and the team seeding in monthly qualifying events (except in February where it is random)

UNITE World Championships in London!

Top Teams that has shown their mettle during the championship series season will receive an invitation and a travel award to the 2022 World Championships in London!

Qualifying teams must maintain the same five-player roster used to earn their invitation.

Team Count Breakdown Per Region

With the Pokemon World Championships roster finalized, we added the list of all qualified teams!

Regional Zone Number of Teams Qualified Teams
North America 2 BLVKHVND
IX GAMING
Mexico 1 MAMITAS CLUB
Central America 1 STAMINA CA
South America
(West)
1 QLASH
South America
(East)
1 XIS OG LIFE
Europe 2 NOUNS ESPORTS
APPR
Oceania 1 ICLEN
Japan 2 Secret Ship
たきしまグロウパンチ ver2.0
South Korea 2 No Show
Eternity
Asia-Pacific
(APAC)
2 NO LUCARIO
RENAISSANCE
India 1 REVENANT ESPORTS

More details about the World Championship will be provided at a later date so stay tuned!

For more information, check out the official Pokemon UNITE website.

2022 World Championship Series Tournament Schedule

World Championship in London

Event Date
Pokemon UNITE
World Championship
August 19, 2022 -
August 20, 2022

Past Tournaments

Event Type Format Date
February Cup Open Qualifier Double Elimination February 19, 2022 -
February 20, 2022
February Finals Monthly Finals Double Elimination February 26, 2022
March Cup Open Qualifier Double Elimination March 12, 2022 -
March 13, 2022
March Finals Monthly Finals Double Elimination March 26, 2022
Aeos Cup LCQ* Open Qualifier Double Elimination April 9, 2022 -
April 10, 2022
Aeos Cup Aeos Cup (Japan & Korea) Round Robin & Double Elimination April 23, 2022 -
April 24, 2022
Aeos Cup Aeos Cup (NA, MX, CA, SA-W, SA-E, EU, OC, APAC) Round Robin & Double Elimination May 7, 2022 -
May 8, 2022
May Cup Open Qualifier Double Elimination May 14, 2022 -
May 15, 2022
May Finals Monthly Finals Double Elimination May 28, 2022
Regional Championships LCQ* Open Qualifier Double Elimination June 4, 2022 -
June 5, 2022
Regional Championships Regional Champion-ship Round Robin & Double Elimination June 18, 2022 -
June 19, 2022

· LCQ means Last Chance Qualifier
· We will be updating this section when the World Championships Schedules are out.
· Tournament dates will be based on the tournament's local time zone. Schedule, start time, and format are subject to change. Check back here if there are changes!

For more information, check out the official Pokemon UNITE website.

Past Tournament Analysis

With the UNITE World Championship finally culminating in London, check out the past tournament analyses by yours truly on these pages:

World Championship Series 2022

World Championship Series 2022
Pokemon UNITE - Tournament World Championship 2022 focus banner 2022 World Championships
Pokemon UNITE - Regional Finals 2022 North America BannerRegional Finals
(North America)
Pokemon UNITE - Regional Finals 2022 Japan Banner.pngRegional Finals
(Japan)
Pokemon UNITE - North America May Finals Partial Banner.pngMay Finals
(North America)
Pokemon UNITE - Japan May Finals Partial Banner.pngMay Finals
(Japan)
Pokemon UNITE - Aeos Cup 2022 North America Focus Banner Aeos Cup
(North America)
Pokemon UNITE - Aeos Cup 2022 Japan Focus Banner Aeos Cup
(Japan)
Pokemon UNITE - North America March Finals Partial BannerMarch Finals Summary
(North America)
Pokemon UNITE - March Finals 2022 Summary Partial BannerMarch Finals Summary
(Japan)
Pokemon UNITE - North America February Finals Partial BannerFebruary Finals Summary
(North America)

List of All Tournament Coverage and Analysis

2022 World Championship Series Prizes

In addition to glory and prestige, the World Championship series will include over $1,000,000USD in prizes including a whopping $500,000USD in the World Championships!

Aeos Cup (Per Regional Zone)

Rank Total Allocation Individual Allocation
1 $10,000.00 $2,000.00
2 $5,000.00 $1,000.00
3 $4,000.00 $800.00
4 $2,000.00 $400.00
5 $1,250.00 $250.00
5 $1,250.00 $250.00
7 $750.00 $150.00
7 $750.00 $150.00
Total $25,000.00 -

Regional Championships (Per Regional Zone)

Rank Total Allocation Individual Allocation
1 $20,000.00 $4,000.00
2 $10,000.00 $2,000.00
3 $8,000.00 $1,600.00
4 $4,000.00 $800.00
5 $2,500.00 $500.00
5 $2,500.00 $500.00
7 $1,500.00 $300.00
7 $1,500.00 $300.00
Total $50,000.00 -

World Championships

Rank Total Allocation Individual Allocation
1 $100,000.00 $20,000.00
2 $75,000.00 $15,000.00
3 $65,000.00 $13,000.00
4 $60,000.00 $12,000.00
5 $45,000.00 $9,000.00
5 $45,000.00 $9,000.00
7 $25,000.00 $5,000.00
7 $25,000.00 $5,000.00
9 $10,000.00 $2,000.00
9 $10,000.00 $2,000.00
9 $10,000.00 $2,000.00
9 $10,000.00 $2,000.00
13 $5,000.00 $1,000.00
13 $5,000.00 $1,000.00
13 $5,000.00 $1,000.00
13 $5,000.00 $1,000.00
Total $500,000.00 -

For more information, check out the official Pokemon UNITE website.

Pokemon UNITE Related Guides

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