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TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX® INVITATIONAL 2019 PRIZE POOL EXCEEDS $1,000,000 AND WILL INCLUDE MAJOR GAMEPLAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

SAN FRANCISCO — February 5, 2019 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that a selection of the top sixteen Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® teams worldwide will compete for the title of World Champion in the 2019 edition of the Six Invitational. The third year of the Six Invitational brings together fans, professional players, developers and content creators to celebrate Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. Taking place from February 11th to 17th in Montreal, Canada, the birth city of the game, the Six Invitational 2019 will also feature the live broadcast global premiere of esports documentary “To Win It All: The Road to the Six Invitational,” as well as exclusive insights on Year 4 Plans for Rainbow Six Siege from the development team.

 

This year’s championship features an over $1,000,000 prize pool, which is a record-setting pool for the league thanks to the passion of the Rainbow Six Siege community: 30% of all revenue made during the on-going Road To The Six Invitational in-game event is added to the pot. The in-game event is still available until February 17, 2019 for those looking to get in on the action. The total prize pool across all official Year 3 tournaments is now more than $1,500,000.

 

In celebration of the many facets of the Rainbow Six Siege Community, Behind the Siege, a video series highlighting the many perspectives from the community of over 40 million will also premiere at the Six Invitational 2019 to offer a glimpse into what the game means for key community members. Interview subjects will include shoutcasters and concept, esports, and community artists.

 

The Six Invitational 2019 will take place at the Place Bell in Montreal, Canada from February 11th to 17th. The complete run of show and survival guide of all things at Six Invitational can be found the Rainbow Six Siege website, with the daily competition schedule being as follows:

  • February 11-13: Group Phase
  • February 15: Quarter Finals
  • February 16: Semi Finals
  • February 17: Grand Final

In addition to the highly anticipated competition, the Six Invitational will host the worldwide live broadcast premiere of the Rainbow Six esports documentary “To Win It All: The Road to the Six Invitational”, which follows the real behind-the-spotlight lives of three pro players, their joys and struggles as they compete for this year’s World Championship title: Pengu (G2 Esports), Canadian (Evil Geniuses), and Zig (Team Liquid). Join us at the event or tune into the Six Invitational livestream to watch the elite of Siege as they compete and train around the clock for the Six Invitational 2019 and its life-changing $1,000,000+ prize pool..

 

The Six Invitational 2019 will also feature announcements on Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 4 game updates, including but not limited to the upcoming Operation, insights from the development team behind Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene itself, during dedicated panels at the event. Make sure to follow the competition on our broadcast channels to watch all competitive matches live and learn all the details on our major announcements and reveals as they happen: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6

 

Here is the complete list of the sixteen teams competing for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Year 3 World Champion title, qualified via previous victories in the Major, in Pro League events, Minors or Online qualifiers:

  • EVIL GENIUSES (NA):
  • FAZE CLAN (LATAM):
  • FNATIC (APAC):
  • G2 ESPORTS (EU):
  • LESTREAM ESPORT (EU):
  • IMMORTALS (LATAM):
  • MANTIS FPS (APAC):
  • MOCK-IT ESPORTS (EU):
  • NINJAS IN PYJAMAS (LATAM):
  • NORA-RENGO (APAC):
  • PENTA SPORTS (EU):
  • ROGUE (NA):
  • SPACESTATION GAMING (NA):
  • TEAM EMPIRE (EU):
  • TEAM LIQUID (LATAM):
  • TEAM RECIPROCITY (NA):

 

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League and all details of the Six Invitational schedule, please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports and follow us at https://twitter.com/R6ProLeague.

 

About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Master the art of destruction and gadgetry in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. Face intense close quarters combat, high lethality, tactical decision making, team play and explosive action within every moment. Experience a new era of fierce firefights and expert strategy born from the rich legacy of past Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six games.
 

About Ubisoft
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2017–18 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,732 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.

 

© 2019 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Tom Clancy’s, Rainbow Six, The Soldier Icon, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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