Following a record breaking Six Invitational 2018, pro teams are back on the battleground already
HONG KONG — March 13, 2018 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League Season 7 will begin this week in all four territories worldwide: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America. The following 8 teams have qualified for the SEA Pro League Season 4:
- Team Cryptik [Singapore]
- UniqueMonster [Hong Kong]
- Team DAD1 [Taiwan]
- Impetus Gaming [Malaysia]
- We The Best Music [Singapore]
- Scrypt [Indonesia]
- Team JTL [Hong Kong]
- Ferox E-Sports [Indonesia]
The first region kicking off Pro League Season 7 is North America, with tonight’s showdown between Six Invitational finalists Evil Geniuses, and Ronin, a roster formerly known as Onslaught. Asia-Pacific will go next, as local championships start tomorrow in Japan, Korea, Australia-New Zealand and South-East Asia. Latin America region gets live on Wednesday with a Brazilian confrontation between Black Dragons and Red Canids, former MyP e-Sports. To conclude this first week of Pro League Season 7, European side starts the fight with the exact face-off that opened the Six Invitational 2018: World Champions PENTA Sports against French side Vitality.
This Season 7 starts a third year of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League. Starting this Year 2018-2019, Season 7 is a transition season, the last one following the previous three months-based format and paving the way for the new Pro League format, announced back in January: each Year will from now on be comprised of two six-month long Pro League Seasons. A format that will begin with Season 8 in June 2018. Additional details on the forthcoming Season 8 Pro League format can be found here. Season 7 will be concluded by a Season Final, wherein eight of the world’s best Pro League teams will meet in the USA for a final showdown. Full details on this LAN event, including exact location, will be shared soon.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene second year concluded last month with the Six Invitational 2018, the premier event of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® pro scene, gathering sixteen of the best Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League teams from across the world, competing for an unprecedented prize pool of $500,000. Celebrating the anniversary of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege release and bringing together in Montreal fans, pro players, developers and streamers, the Six Invitational 2018 reached unprecedented figures, compiling more than 6.2 million hours were watched across all channels.
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About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
Inspired by real-world counter-terrorist organizations, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of lethal close-quarter confrontations. For the first time in a Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six game, players will engage in sieges, a new style of assault where enemies have the means to transform their environments into modern strongholds while Rainbow Six teams lead the assault to breach the enemy’s position. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege gives players unprecedented control over their ability to fortify their position by reinforcing walls and floors, using barbed wire and deployable shields, laying mines and more, or to breach the enemies’ position using observation drones, setting charges, rappelling and more. The fast pace and uniqueness of each siege sets a new bar for intense firefights, strategic gameplay and competitive gaming.
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 2016–17 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,460 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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