Ubisoft has announced that a worldwide selection of sixteen of the best Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League teams will meet in France for the Rainbow 6 Siege Six Major Paris, from August 13th to 19th. After an intense group phase, the eight qualifying teams will face-off during the Major’s final phase, held at the Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles on August 17th – 19th, in front of one of the wildest esports crowds there is. Teams will be competing for a total prize pool of $350,000, bringing the grand total prize pool across all official Year 2018-2019 tournaments to an unprecedented $1,400,000.
Tickets for the Rainbow 6 Siege Six Major Paris will be available for purchase starting May 3rd at 9 am UK time. Fans will be able to acquire either a 3 Day Standard Pass or a 3 Day Diamond Pass, the latter including exclusive benefits and gears. Additionally, all fans attending the event either with Standard or Diamond Passes will be granted an in-game Rainbow 6 Siege Six Major Paris charm. All details on ticketing and the Six Major can be found here.
The Six Major Paris exact schedule will be as follows:
– August 13th – 15th: Group Phase (not opened to the public)
– August 17th: Quarter Finals
– August 18th: Semi-Finals
– August 19th: Grand Final
The Rainbow 6 Siege Six Major Paris qualification format will be unveiled during the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League Season 7 Finale, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey in the United States, from May 19th to 20th.
The Six Major Paris is part of the new Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League format, announced back in January and kicked off this June with the launch of Pro League Season 8. Each Year will now be comprised of two six-month long Pro League Seasons (June-November and December-May), supported by two Majors: the traditional Six Invitational in February, and a new summer event, the Six Major, the first edition of which will take place in Paris.