PUBG Mobile team PassionFruit Esports disqualified from PMPL NA Season 2 following rule violation

PassionFruit Esports has been disqualified from PUBG Mobile Pro League North America Season 2. This article says all about that.

PUBG Mobile team PassionFruit Esports disqualified from PMPL NA Season 2 following rule violation
PassionFruit Esports disqualiied from PMPL NA Season 2

Many country leagues are ongoing out of which the top teams will be selected to participate in PMGC 2021. In a recent development in the world of PUBG Mobile Esports, North American team PassionFruit Esports has been disqualified from PUBG Mobile Pro League NA Season 2 due to their misconduct.

PUBG Mobile Pro League North America Season 2 is currently ongoing. The tournament kickstarted on 5th October,2021 with a total of 20 teams battling it out to claim the winner’s prize from the total prize pool set at $150,000 USD. Professional teams are currently battling at the League Stage which is going to end on 24th October,2021. Amidst this, PassionFruit Esports has been disqualified from the tournament.

PUBG Mobile Pro League: PassionFruit Esports disqualified from PMPL NA Season 2 for unprofessional behaviour

PUBG Mobile team PassionFruit Esports disqualified from PMPL NA Season 2 following rule violation
PMPL North America Season 2

PassionFruit Esports were directly invited in the tournament as they were participants in the first season of PMPL North America. The roster consisted of Fury, Sleepless, Rage and Juancho. As Rage and Juancho left the roster, the team was playing with only three players at the tournament, violating the 4 man rule squad. At the second week, they did not take part in any of the matches which was clearly a violation of the rules.

The announcement of the disqualification of the team came through the twitter handle of PUBG Mobile Esports North America. According to the officials, the team was dropped due to unprofessional behaviour stated under the rule 6.3.14. The rule states that-

"If a Team Member or Team registers for, or agrees to participate in, any Official Competition, he or she may not, without the prior written consent of the Tournament Organizer, drop out or refuse to participate in any Tournament Game or other related event held during the applicable Season. An unexcused absence from a Tournament Game after the registration process is complete may result in sanctions, as provided in Section 6.4 (Disciplinary Action and Sanctions)"

The officials have mentioned that no other team will replace PassionFruit Esports and the tournament will continue with 19 teams. The 20 teams were divided into 5 groups, PassionFruit Esports belonged to GROUP D.

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PMPL North America Season 2: Teams

PUBG Mobile team PassionFruit Esports disqualified from PMPL NA Season 2 following rule violation
Teams

Following teams will play in the rest of the matches of the tournament.

Group A:

  • 1. Ghost Gaming
  • 2. The Illuminati
  • 3. Boring Protocol
  • 4. Ogilvy

Group B:

  • 1. Knights
  • 2. XSET
  • 3. The Hitlist
  • 4. GODSENT

Group C:

  • 1. 19esports
  • 2. Nova Esports NA
  • 3. Mezexis eSports NA
  • 4. Team BTOWN

Group D:

  • 1. The Panthers
  • 2. Yo
  • 3. Wall Street Bets

Group E:

  • 1. Lazarus
  • 2. Syndicate
  • 3. Pro Era
  • 4. Dope Esports LLC

As of now Nova Esports has been leading the scoreboard with a whopping 325 total points. The team bagged 4 chicken dinners and 145 eliminations to sat at the top. Ghost Gaming which is leading the PMGC points table from North America is giving a tough competition to Nova Esports. The top 16 teams from the Super Weekend will proceed to the grand finals scheduled to commence from 29th October,2021.

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