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The 2021 Edition Of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Invitational Will Take Place In Paris, France From February 9 To 21

The 2021 Edition Of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Invitational Will Take Place In Paris, France From February 9 To 21
Today, Ubisoft® revealed more details about the 2021 edition of the Six Invitational, the World Championship of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege and the pinnacle of the competitive year. The fifth edition of the tournament will take place in Paris, France from February 9th to 21st. The top teams of the Rainbow Six Esports global circuit will compete in a LAN environment, following strict sanitary measures, with no audience on site. With the well-being of pro players, staff and partners as the main priority, Ubisoft has been working with partner organiser Live Nation, health and safety agency ACEPS, medical agency ISMA and the French Government to develop a controlled, safe and competitive offline environment throughout the entire event, in line with the guidelines of the health organisations and local authorities. More information on the health and safety measures is available here: http://rainbow6.com/si2021eventguide The Six Invitational will feature the world’s best 20 ...

Ubisoft And PayPal Renew Their Key Partnership Across Multiple Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports Competitions

Ubisoft And PayPal Renew Their Key Partnership Across Multiple Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports Competitions
Today, Ubisoft® and PayPal announced the renewal of their partnership for an extensive period running to September 2022. As part of this collaboration, PayPal will be the official payment platform for multiple competitions of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Esports circuit, including the European and North American leagues and respective regional Finals, the May and August Six Majors, and the Six Invitationals, the pinnacle of the Rainbow Six Siege competitive year. This joint effort also covers the recently announced Rainbow Six World Cup. Throughout the duration of the partnership, PayPal also aims at strengthening its role as a key partner of the Rainbow Six Siege community, offering the fans special advantages at live events and producing exciting additional content for them to enjoy. “We are happy to welcome back PayPal as a key partner to accompany us as we keep on growing our Rainbow Six Esports scene,” said Geoffroy Sardin, Senior Vice ...

Registrations Are Open For The Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Invitational 2021 Open Qualifiers

Registrations Are Open For The Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Invitational 2021 Open Qualifiers
Today, Ubisoft® announced that teams can now register for the four regional Open Qualifiers that will be held online in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America and compete for a chance to qualify for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Invitational 2021. The fifth edition of the Six Invitational will be held in Europe in February 2021 and will gather 20 teams across the four main regions of the Rainbow Six Esports circuit, competing offline in a LAN environment following strict sanitary measures. For health and safety reasons, there will be no audience on site. Sixteen teams have already secured their spot in the competition by earning points through regional leagues and Six Majors during the Rainbow Six Esports Season 2020. These points contributed to their ranking in the Global Points Standings and have determined their qualification for the Six Invitational. BDS Esport (Europe) TSM (North America) Cloud9 (Asia-Pacific) Ninjas In Pyjamas (Latin America) DarkZero Esports (North America) Team ...

Rainbow Six Siege Xbox Series X|S & PlayStation 5 Versions Are Now Available, Alongside Operation Neon Dawn Launch

Rainbow Six Siege Xbox Series X|S & PlayStation 5 Versions Are Now Available, Alongside Operation Neon Dawn Launch
Today Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege is now available on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X | S in up to 4K and 120 FPS with render scaling, at the same price as the current-gen version. All current game owners can get the next-gen version of the game on the same family of devices at no additional cost*. Rainbow Six Siege also features cross progression and cross play within the same family of consoles. This series of enhancements aims to leverage the key possibilities offered by the new generation of consoles to offer the highest quality experience for console players. In addition, Operation Neon Dawn, the final season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 5, is now available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X | S, the Xbox One family of consoles and Windows PC, including UBISOFT+, the Ubisoft subscription service.** This new season brings new features such ...

Rainbow Six Siege PlayStation 5 And Xbox Series X|S Versions Coming December 1

Rainbow Six Siege PlayStation 5 And Xbox Series X|S Versions Coming December 1
Today, Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S versions are coming on December 1. These versions will allow gameplay in 4K and up to 120 fps, depending on the mode chosen by the players (performance or resolution), among many other improvements. Players will be able to upgrade their version on the same family of devices at no extra cost.* More than five years after its initial release, this launch on next-gen consoles is a momentous step in the continuous support of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. Current players on PlayStation®4 or Xbox One will be able to keep their progression, and also upgrade their game at no extra cost on the same family of devices. Cross-generation play is also available within the same family of devices, allowing PlayStation®5 players to face PlayStation®4 players, and Xbox One players to face Xbox Series X|S players. Cross-play between ...

Ubisoft Announces New Charity Bundle Initiative For Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Ubisoft Announces New Charity Bundle Initiative For Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Today Ubisoft announced the launch of the Sixth Guardian Program, a new series of charity bundles in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege. Starting in Year 5 Season 4, the game will feature a special charity bundle, with new bundles added in future Seasons to support different non-profit organizations. With this bundle, Rainbow Six Siege players will have the opportunity to access unique in-game items and donate to great causes. To kick off the initiative, Ubisoft is partnering with The AbleGamers Charity, a U.S.-based non-profit organization that aims to support players with disabilities by providing gamers with the tools they need to enjoy their playing experience and by promoting inclusion in the video game industry. Beginning at the launch of Year 5 Season 4, Rainbow Six Siege players will be able to purchase a bundle with a uniform, weapon skin, charm, and headgear. One hundred percent of net proceeds, with a minimum ...

Tune In November 24 For Six Days Of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Asia-Pacific November Six Major Action

Tune In November 24 For Six Days Of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Asia-Pacific November Six Major Action
Today, Ubisoft® unveiled details about the upcoming Asia-Pacific November Six Major. The Major will be held online between November 24th and November 29th and will be split into three tournaments, tailored to the competitive structure of the Asia-Pacific region: the North Division and, as part of the South Division, the South Asia and Oceania tournaments. In the North Division tournament, the six top-ranking teams at the end of Stage 2 will battle each other in a single elimination bracket: Giants Gaming CYCLOPS athlete gaming Cloud9 Xavier Esports FAV Gaming GUTS Gaming In the South Asian tournament, the four best teams from the South Asian Nationals will also play in a single elimination bracket: MercenarieZ Union Gaming L2K MonkaS Lastly, in the Oceanic tournament, the top three teams from the Oceanic Nationals will compete in a single elimination tournament with Wildcard starting directly in the Grand Final: Pittsburgh Knights Okami LFO Wildcard Gaming The tournament will see the participants battle it out for the crown of their respective ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Reveals Operation Neon Dawn

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Reveals Operation Neon Dawn
Today, Ubisoft announced the full details of the fourth season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Year 5: Operation Neon Dawn. This new season introduces the first Thai Operator on the Rainbow Six Team, Aruni, in addition to an entirely reworked Skyscraper map, new accessibility features and the new Sixth Guardian Program. In Operation Neon Dawn, players will discover a brand-new defender: Aruni. equipped with an original gadget called the Surya Gate, Aruni can deploy laser gates on walls, hatches, doors, and windows. Those gates damage Attackers and their utility but turn off to allow defenders to access. The gate is intended as an obstacle, zapping all drones, projectiles and damage Operators. Aruni also comes with a P10 RONI or a MK 14 EBR as a primary weapon, and a PRB 92 as a secondary weapon. In addition to this new Operator, players will discover a reimagined Skyscraper map, which has been ...

Ubisoft Offers all Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Fans The Chance To Be Featured In The November Six Major

Ubisoft Offers all Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Fans The Chance To Be Featured In The November Six Major
Today, Ubisoft® announced that all Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six®: Siege fans will be able to show their support for their favourite esports teams during the November Six Major thanks to a specially designed Fan Mosaic. This creation, which will be shared on stream and on social media during the competitive event, will offer fans a chance to leave their mark in the show while staying safe at home. This Fan Mosaic marks a new achievement for Rainbow Six Esports. For the first time, our community will be able to send their pictures to be featured in the background of a Rainbow Six Esports stream – Asia-Pacific November Six Major, to be held from November 25th through 29th, 2020. All esports fans wishing to participate will just need to send their pictures to Ubisoft, following the guidelines stated in the corresponding blog post at rainbow6.com/majorfanmosaic. For more information on the November Six Major ...

Rainbow Six Siege Announces Limited Time Halloween Event: Sugar Fright

Rainbow Six Siege Announces Limited Time Halloween Event: Sugar Fright
Today, Ubisoft® announced a new limited-time event for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Season 3: Sugar Fright. This event brings a brand-new mode, Candy War, which allows players to respawn for the first time in Rainbow Six Siege. This event will last two weeks, from tomorrow, October 28 until November 10. In a fantastical land filled with candy and death, players are forced to relive their nightmare repeatedly. Their only hope of escape is collecting enough candy to win this ruthless game. In Candy War, players must collect candies left by their opponents once eliminated. But for the first time in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege history, players can respawn and seek revenge. This event takes place in a brand-new map created especially for this mode and only available during the event’s playlist. The Sugar Fright event comes with its own collection with 30 unique items, featuring exclusive customisation for Zofia, ...

Tune In To The Oceanic Nationals Stage 2 Playoffs

Tune In To The Oceanic Nationals Stage 2 Playoffs
Today, Ubisoft announced the six teams that will compete in the Oceanic Nationals Stage 2 Playoffs. Finalists will battle it out online in a double-elimination bracket finishing with a BO5 Grand Final. The six teams that will be competing in the playoffs will be: Wildcard Pittsburgh Knights Elevate Okami LFO Noble LFO The matches will commence on October 16th at 2PM AEDT and conclude with the Grand Final on October 18th at 6PM AEDT with all matches being livestreamed. The Oceanic Nationals AUD$40,000 prize pool will be spilt as follows: 1st: $12,000 2nd: $9,000 3rd: $7,000 4th: $5,000 5th: $3,500 6th: $3,500 The top three placed teams from the Oceanic Nationals will then advance to the November Six Major – Oceania, which will run in an online format. Teams will battle it out for their share of the Six Major $125,000 USD prize pool being allocated to each region. The Oceania region split will be as follows: 1st: $15,000 USD 2nd: $9,000 USD 3rd: $6,000 USD After placing 7th and 8th ...

R6 Share: Ubisoft Reveals The 42 Selected Teams And Tier Placements

R6 Share: Ubisoft Reveals The 42 Selected Teams And Tier Placements
Today, Ubisoft® revealed the list of professional organisations selected to be part of R6 SHARE, as well as their initial Tier placement in the program. R6 SHARE is the cornerstone of Ubisoft’s vision of sustainable esports for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege and aims to ensure a mature and virtuous environment for partner organisations. R6 SHARE will support 42 organisations worldwide and introduces a multi-tier support system with three Tiers, to adapt both revenue shares and requirements to the variable situations that organisations worldwide face. Following a qualitative in-depth selection process conducted with the assistance of an independent third party, the 42 selected teams have been placed in Tiers listed below. R6 SHARE organisations will then be assessed every three months and ranked against other organisations in their Tier on a set of criteria; the performance of their in-game items, viewership of their matches, support provided to their players, and the ...

Tune In On September 16th To Watch The OCEANIC NATIONALS With $40,000 Prize Pool

Tune In On September 16th To Watch The OCEANIC NATIONALS With $40,000 Prize Pool
Today, Ubisoft® announced that the eight teams in the upcoming Stage 2 of the Oceanic Nationals will be competing for a $40,000AUD prize pool, and the chance to compete in the November Six Major. The Oceanic Nationals is the premier Rainbow Six Siege tournament of the ANZ region. The AUD$40,000 total prize pool will be spilt as follows: 1st: $12,000 2nd: $9,000 3rd: $7,000 4th: $5,000 5th: $3,500 6th: $3,500 At the conclusion of the playdays, the top six teams will move onto three days of Playoffs in Bo3 matches. The final two teams will then go head to head in a Bo5 Grand Final with a one map advantage to the upper bracket team to determine the winner of the stage. At the end of this stage, the top three teams will qualify to compete in the November Six Major, which will continue in an online regional format, with the Asia-Pacific portion taking place on November 25 – ...

Ubisoft Announces The First World Cup For Rainbow Six Siege, With Sports Ambassador Tony Parker

Ubisoft Announces The First World Cup For Rainbow Six Siege, With Sports Ambassador Tony Parker
Today at Ubisoft’s digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, the company announced the first ever Rainbow Six World Cup, an exciting new way to enjoy esports with Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege. The Rainbow Six World Cup will take place in the Winter of 2021. For the first time in Rainbow Six Esports history, players from 45 countries and regions will compete at the highest level to become the team that will make history by bringing home the very first Rainbow Six World Cup trophy. The World Cup is also a unique and unprecedented opportunity for fans to share their love, pride and unconditional support with the team that will represent them on the worldwide stage. “We noticed during our events that both professional players and fans showcased their national pride and enthusiasm,” said François-Xavier Dénièle, Esports Director at Ubisoft. “As we saw all the different flags in the audience and international ...

Rainbow Six Siege Coming To Xbox Series X/S & Playstation 5 – Operation Shadow Legacy Now Available

Rainbow Six Siege Coming To Xbox Series X/S & Playstation 5 – Operation Shadow Legacy Now Available
Today, during Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege is coming to PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X | S in 4K and 120 FPS with render scaling. It will be available later this year at the same price as the current-gen version. All current game owners will get the next-gen version of the game on the same family of devices at no additional cost*, and players will keep their progression and in-game content. The game will be a cross-generation game, meaning next-gen players will be able to play with current-gen players on the same family of devices. In addition, Operation Shadow Legacy, the third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 5, is now available on PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of consoles and Windows PC, including UPLAY+, the Ubisoft subscription service.** This new season brings innovation with the addition of Sam Fisher from the Tom Clancy’s ...

Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic Nationals Kick Off September 16th

Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic Nationals Kick Off September 16th
Today, Ubisoft Australia, in partnership with ESL Australia, announced the Oceanic Nationals will officially commence on September 16, 2020, beginning stage two of the 2020 season and will run in an online format. The Oceanic Nationals is the premier Rainbow Six Siege tournament of the Oceanic region. The Oceanic Nationals will see the eight best teams in the Oceanic region compete in a round robin format across seven playdays, in a Bo1 match with overtime. At the end of the playdays, the top six teams will move onto three days of double-elimination playoffs. The teams competing to be crowned the Oceanic Nationals champion are: Wildcard OkamiLFO Pittsburgh Knights Melon Cat LFO Team Ferox Elevate Kanga Esports The Oceanic Nationals will run every Wednesday and Friday evening from 7:00PM AEST, with the playoffs taking place from October 16 – 18. The full schedule of playdays is available below: Playday #1 – Wednesday, September 16 Playday #2 – Friday, September 18 Playday #3 – Wednesday, September ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Unveils Operation Shadow Legacy

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Unveils Operation Shadow Legacy
Today, Ubisoft announced the full details of the third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Year 5: Operation Shadow Legacy. This new Operation introduces Sam ‘Zero’ Fisher from the Splinter Cell series as a new playable Operator, in addition to an entirely reworked Chalet map and additional gameplay features. In Operation Shadow Legacy, players will be able to rediscover Sam Fisher as an Attacker named Zero, equipped with a new gadget, the Argus Launcher, a two-way drill camera. The cameras are launched to pierce soft or reinforced walls, windows, and hatches or stick to any surface. Once viewing the camera, the Attacker can rotate the camera’s vision to see the other side of the wall. Each camera is equipped with one lazer charge, usable to deal damages to Defenders or destroy gadgets. Sam Fisher is also coming with his unique weapon the SC3000K & melee weapon: the Karambit. In addition to ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Announces Limited Time Event: M.U.T.E. PROTOCOL

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Announces Limited Time Event: M.U.T.E. PROTOCOL
Today, Ubisoft® announced a new limited-time event for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Year 5 Season 2: M.U.T.E. Protocol. This event brings a fresh new take on the Secure Area game mode, based in a futuristic version of the map ‘Tower’. This event will last two weeks, from August 5th until August 17th . In this futuristic sci-fi inspired 5-vs.-5 mode, attackers are flying in and trying to shutdown M.U.T.E Protocol by any means necessary, while defenders hold up in Comm Tower, defending it at all cost. 41 Operators will be available to play, with a few exceptions for gameplay reasons: Twitch, Thatcher, Mozzie, Mute, Maestro, Valkyrie, Dokkaebi, Echo, Goyo, Clash, Montagne, Blitz and Caveira won’t be available. Even for players who are used to playing Secure Area, M.U.T.E. Protocol’s new game mode is unique, as it is based on a brand-new feature: Morphing. On the attacking side, players will have to ...

Tune In On August 4th To Watch The Asia-Pacific SIX AUGUST 2020 MAJOR Online

Tune In On August 4th To Watch The Asia-Pacific SIX AUGUST 2020 MAJOR Online
Today, Ubisoft® announced that thirteen of the best Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege pro teams from the Asia-Pacific region will compete online at the Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major, taking place from August 4th to 9th. The competition will cater to the specific structure of the Asia-Pacific region, with three independent online tournaments for the North Division, Oceania and South Asia, where teams will compete for the crown as well as their share of the USD$125,000 total prize pool. The detailed prize pool split is available here. In the North Division, the six highest placing teams will compete in a single elimination bracket, with the top two ranking teams of the North Division league starting directly in the Semi Finals: Giants Gaming Cloud9 Guts Gaming Xavier Esports Fav Gaming Cyclops The top three teams from the Oceanic Nationals will compete in a single elimination tournament with Wildcard starting directly in the Grand Finale: Wildcard Gaming Okami Pittsburgh Knights In South Asia, the four ...

Wildcard Crowned SIX MASTERS 2020 Champions & Advance To Six August 2020 Major

Wildcard Crowned SIX MASTERS 2020 Champions & Advance To Six August 2020 Major
Today, Ubisoft announced that Wildcard have become the Six Masters 2020 Champions, taking home $15,000 AUD in prize money. Okami LFO and Pittsburgh Knights battled it out in the Lower Bracket Final on Sunday July 5th, with Okami LFO triumphing 2-0, which advanced them to the Bo5 Grand Final. Going in with a one map advantage, Wildcard were too dominant over Okami LFO, winning both matches back to back, and claiming the title of Six Masters 2020 champions. The end of the Six Masters 2020 signifies the official transition to the Oceanic Nationals, the premier Rainbow Six Siege league of the Oceanic region. Pittsburgh Knights, Okami LFO and Wildcard all automatically advance to the Six August 2020 Major – Oceanic online event between August 3-9. The 2nd and 3rd ranked teams, Okami LFO and Pittsburgh Knights respectively, will compete in a Bo3 match, with the winner of that match to face the top-ranking ...

Ubisoft Announces Six Masters 2020 Finalists

Ubisoft Announces Six Masters 2020 Finalists
Today, Ubisoft® announced the finalists for the Six Masters 2020. Finalists will battle it out online in a double-elimination bracket finishing with a BO5 Grand Final for the Six Masters 2020 title. The four finalist teams that will be competing to be Six Masters Champion are: Wildcard Team SiNister Okami LFO Pittsburgh Knights The matches will commence with the first semi-final on Friday, July 3, and conclude with the Grand Final on Sunday, July 5, with all matches being livestreamed. The full schedule is listed below: Friday, July 3rd: 5:00pm AEST – Semi-Final #1: Okami LFO vs Team SiNister 8:00pm AEST – Semi-Final #2: Wildcard vs Pittsburgh Knights Saturday, July 4th: 5:00pm AEST – Upper Bracket Final 8:00pm AEST – Elimination Final Sunday, July 5th: 3:00pm AEST – Lower Bracket Final 6:00pm AEST – Grand Final The $50,000 (AUD) prize pool will be split as per below: 1st: $15,000 2nd: $11,000 3rd: $8,000 4th: $6,000 5th: $4,000 6th: $3,000 7th: $2,000 8th: $1,000 In addition, SteelSeries has partnered with Ubisoft as the official ‘Moments of ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Operation Steel Wave Now Available

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Operation Steel Wave Now Available
Today, Ubisoft announced that Operation Steel Wave, the second season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Year 5, is now available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC, including UPLAY+, Ubisoft’s subscription service for Windows PC*. Operation Steel Wave introduces Ace and Melusi, a new Attacker and Defender from Norway and South Africa, in addition to an entirely reworked map, House, and slew of gameplay changes. Owners of the Year 5 Pass can play with the new Operators immediately, while the rest of the players will be able to unlock these Operators starting June 23rd using Renown or R6 Credits. Additional seasonal new content, including the House map rework, are available for free to all players. Year 5 Season 2 will also welcome its Battle Pass “Tour De Force,” on June 29th. In Operation Steel Wave, players will meet two new Operators: Norwegian Attacker Ace is equipped with S.E.L.M.A., a ...

XP Esports RAINBOW SIX SIEGE ANZ Women’s League Continues For Seasons 2&3 And Launches High School League

XP Esports RAINBOW SIX SIEGE ANZ Women’s League Continues For Seasons 2&3 And Launches High School League
Today, Ubisoft announced it will be partnering once again with XP Esports for Seasons 2 & 3 of the Rainbow Six Siege Women’s League. After a successful first season, the league will kick off on July 30, 2020, and is open to all women in Australia and New Zealand who have a passion for video game culture and esports. Each season will span across eight weeks, with the finals taking place on September 17th 2020. Players will be able to register on the XP Esports website from June 18th. The $3,000 AUD prize pool is as follows: 1st: $1,500 AUD 2nd: $1,000 AUD 3rd: $500 AUD Also starting July 30, XP Esports will be introducing Rainbow Six Siege into the High School League program for Terms 3 & 4. High school students aged 16 and above will be able to compete with their team across eight weeks, with one High School League match, and one Women’s ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Announces Free Play Weekend Starting June 11th

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Announces Free Play Weekend Starting June 11th
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available to play for free from June 11th through June 15th, depending on the platform. Those interested can join more than 60 million players in the Rainbow Six Siege community across all platforms, including immediate access to all maps, modes, and 20 legacy Operators. All players that participate in the free weekend may carry over their progression, acquired in-game content, and continue to play uninterrupted if they purchase the game. Players will also benefit from a discount up to 70% off on the Base game (available on PC only), Deluxe, Gold and Ultimate Editions between June 11th and June 17th, depending on SKU and platform. Players may also benefit from an additional 20% discount on PC if purchased through the Ubisoft Store. Additionally, any player that owns Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and participates in the June free weekend will unlock a 5-piece “Thermite Outfit” ...

Ubisoft Unveils New Asia-Pacific League For Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports

Ubisoft Unveils New Asia-Pacific League For Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports
Today, Ubisoft® announced details around the upcoming Asia-Pacific League for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Esports, featuring two regional divisions, the North Division and the South Division, each of them following its own competitive structure. The Asia-Pacific North Division will gather a total of 12 teams – from Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia – that will compete in a single online league. At the end of each stage, based on match results, the six best teams from the North Division standings will progress to the Asia-Pacific League Playoffs, where teams from the North and South Divisions will gather and compete for the top placings in the Asia-Pacific League and 4 will progress to the Six Major. For this first 2020 Season, the teams competing in the North Division are: Cloud9 Cyclops Athlete Gaming FAV Gaming FNATIC Giants Gaming GUTS Gaming NORA Rengo Qconfirm SCARZ Talon Esports Xavier Esports 7th Heaven Starting June 23rd, the Asia-Pacific North Division matches will be broadcast in English, on Tuesdays ...

Tune In Tomorrow May 27 at 1pm AEST For Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports Asia-Pacific Celebrations

Tune In Tomorrow May 27 at 1pm AEST For Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports Asia-Pacific Celebrations
Today, Ubisoft® announced the program of the upcoming reveal of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Esports Asia-Pacific League, scheduled tomorrow May 27. Tune in on Twitch and YouTube starting at 1pm AEST to: Discover live the details of the new format of the new Rainbow Six Esports Asia-Pacific program Celebrate Rainbow Six Pro League history with an unprecedented initiative: Rainbow Six Classics Rainbow Six Classics is a series of matches recreating memorable matches or rivalries from Rainbow Six Pro League history. To sunset 4 years of highly competitive Rainbow Six Pro League and celebrate the entry of the Asia-Pacific region into a new era of Rainbow Six Esports, iconic pro teams from the region will rise to the challenge, once more, to face off against former rivals. Pro players will compete online with some of the historical settings of the game, such as playing with the historically accurate list of Operators available ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Reveals Operation Steel Wave

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Reveals Operation Steel Wave
Today, during the remote livestream reveal, Ubisoft announced the full details of the second season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Year 5. Operation Steel Wave introduces Ace and Melusi, the new Operators from Norway and South Africa, in addition to an entire rework of the map House, and slew of gameplay changes. Norwegian Attacker, Ace, and South African Defender, Melusi, are the two new Operators coming in Operation Steel Wave. As a part of the Norwegian Home Guard, Ace acquired a heroic reputation after being accepted into the Forsvarets Spesialkommando, on a joint UN operation in Somalia, Ace emerged saving Kali’s life. The offer to join NIGHTHAVEN swiftly followed. Ace is equipped with S.E.L.M.A., a throwable device that will stick to any vertical surface and slowly destroy up to 3 panels, one after the other. The S.E.L.M.A gadget can also be thrown at almost any defensive gadget and destroy it ...

THE SIX MASTERS 2020 Kicks Off With Samsung Partnership

THE SIX MASTERS 2020 Kicks Off With Samsung Partnership
Today, Ubisoft® announced its official sponsorship with Samsung Electronics Australia for the Six Masters 2020, the first stage in the premier Rainbow Six Siege tournament of the Oceanic region, which will run in an online format for 2020. With a long-running and deep commitment to esports, Samsung Australia provide a range of high-performance NVMe SSD to support the dedicated and highly-trained professional players who are constantly pushing their skills to the limit. The partnership also includes a co-promotion, providing players the opportunity to redeem a Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Siege Deluxe Edition or Year 5 Pass on PC with any participating Samsung SSD purchase from now until 31 May 2020. “Samsung has shown to be an increasingly important part of the gaming community with their outstanding commitment to gamers through its dedicated gaming product lines.” said Matthew Tang, Group Head of Brand & Esports, Ubisoft Australia. “They are an obvious choice of ...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Announces Limited Time Event: The Grand Larceny

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Announces Limited Time Event: The Grand Larceny
Today, Ubisoft® announced a new limited-time event for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Year 5 Season 1, The Grand Larceny. This event brings an all-new game mode in a British version of the old Hereford map: The Stolen Goods. Players should be ready to defend their fortune at all costs. This event will last two weeks from May 6 until May 20. In this cracking 5-vs.-5 inspired by the British mob of the 1920’s, gunshots ring through the hallways of the Headquarters. Most Operators will be unlocked to play in this event, with a few exceptions due to gameplay specificities: Glaz, Nomad, Buck, Montagne, Blitz, Caveira, Kali, Clash, Blackbeard, Lion, IQ, Tachanka, Recruit, Twitch and Mozzie won’t be available. Each Operator will only have a main shotgun equipped, customised with the event’s weapon skins as found in The Grand Larceny Collection and the Roaring Riches Bundle. The Stolen Goods game mode is ...

Ubisoft Announces SIX MASTERS 2020 With A $50,000 Prize Pool

Ubisoft Announces SIX MASTERS 2020 With A $50,000 Prize Pool
Today, Ubisoft, in partnership with ESL Australia, announced the return of the Six Masters, the first stage in the premier Rainbow Six Siege tournament of the Oceanic region, which will run in an online format for 2020. Six Masters 2020 will include the following teams, including LFO who will make their Six Masters debut after defeating Yura in the Open Qualifiers last weekend: Elevate TBD Wildcard Team SiNister Pittsburgh Knights Fury Kanga Esports LFO The Six Masters will officially kick off April 28 & 29, with teams competing every Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 7:00PM AEST in a single round-robin bracket and best-of-two matches (with overtime) across 14 playdays. The top four teams with the most points by the end of the online league will then battle it out online in a double-elimination bracket, for the Six Masters 2020 title. This will take place on July 4-5 and the $50,000 (AUD) prize pool will be split as per below: 1st: $15,000 2nd: $11,000 3rd: ...

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