Conditional entries have now been announced for the trio of events which are set to take place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes.
Michael van Gerwen is the biggest name to withdraw from the events which will act as a precursor before the Premier League begins.
MVG had an indifferent opening Super Series exiting the tournament over the four days at different points to Lewy Williams, Darius Labanauskas, Damon Heta and Jonny Clayton without a title claimed.
He then headed to the UK Open where he lost out in the semi-finals to Luke Humphries.
MVG to miss PDC Super Series 2
This means that the biggest names involved will include Gerwyn Price, Peter Wright, Gary Anderson, Raymond van Barneveld, and top seed Joe Cullen.
Joining the World Number Two on the withdrawal list is Wesley Harms and Cristo Reyes who have not been seen on the tour in over a year due to Covid travelling and quarantine restrictions.
Florian Hempel and Robert Marijanovic who didn’t participate in both the Super Series and UK Open and in the case of the latter, certain aspects have had to be sorted in his life to commit to the tour.
While Michael Unterbuchner competed in the first lot of ProTours but didn't head to the UK Open, he is not set to return to the UK for the second Super Series.
Harald Leitinger was expected to begin his season but now won't play any part.
This means that the likes of Chas Barstow, Luc Peters, Lorenzo Pronk, Rusty-Jake and Rowby-John Rodriguez, Gino Vos and Michael Rasztovits will be involved as Associate Member qualifiers.
Players Championships 5-8 (PDC Super Series 2) entries:
Mike De Decker
José de Sousa
Geert De Vos
Jeffrey de Zwaan
Kai Fan Leung
Raymond van Barneveld
Dimitri Van den Bergh
Vincent van der Voort
Dirk van Duijvenbode
Berry van Peer