After 7 weeks of thrilling online regional qualifiers, the top 8 teams in the world will compete for the Year 2 Season 1 Pro League Champion title. With a $237,500 total prize pool on the line, teams will compete in the ESL Arena in Katowice, Poland on May 20 and 21.
Meet the Teams:
- Penta: Pro League favorites and Season 1 champions PENTA Sports finished first in the EU regionals. This squad features some of Europe’s best players, such as Pengu, jOOnas, Fabian, Goga, KS and Falko.
- GiFu: These Finnish warriors have been in the competition since the very beginning of the Rainbow Six Pro League. They are joining for the fifth time at the Pro League Finals.
- gBots: This Spanish squad has been a long-time contender in our major competitions. Calling on their experience, the team won 3rd place in the EU regionals.
- Flipsid3 Tactics: This season, the American squad composed of Mint, Ezpz, Pojoman, Zilchy and Hotancold has sharpened its skills and is ready to put up a fight.
- Vertical: This new team features veteran players Avian & Snake-Nade from ERA Eternity and KingGeorge & Ecl9pse. These players have already taken part in several Season Finals of the Rainbow Six Pro League and were finalists in the Six Invitational.
- Elevate: After dominating the Six Invitational as the Xbox World Champions, Elevate has switched to PC. LaxinG, England, Bosco, Skys and Easily have even beat out Six Invitational champions Continuum in the USA regionals.
- V3 Masters: They have competed in 3 out of 5 major finals in Latin America. Thyy and his squad have demonstrated not only their advanced skills but also their ability to stay strong and resolute in the face of adversity.
- Black Dragons: Led by ziG, Black Dragons has the fastest growing fan base in Latin America and one of the most talented and popular squads in Brazil.
Additional details on the content of the competition as well as well as on the prize pool split are available at: https://rainbow6.ubisoft.com/
Operation Health in depth
Following Ubisoft Montreal announcement to focus on improving the game’s health for the next 3 months, the Rainbow Six Siege DEV team will hold a dedicated panel on Sunday, May 21 at 2:15 pm CET.
Hosted by Justin Kruger, community developer, this panel will elaborate on Operation Health and the 3 months roadmap, while explaining to players why this decision is beneficial to the longevity of the game.
You can watch the panel by tuning in to https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6