TUNE IN ON SEPTEMBER 16th TO WATCH THE OCEANIC NATIONALS WITH $40,000 PRIZE POOL

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TUNE IN ON SEPTEMBER 16th TO WATCH THE OCEANIC NATIONALS WITH $40,000 PRIZE POOL

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — September 14th, 2020 — 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 – 29. This will be the last chance for teams to earn points on the global standings in the race towards a qualification for the Six Invitational.

Ubisoft also announced the start of the online Open Qualifiers for the upcoming seasonal relegations, scheduled to begin mid-November. The top two teams from this qualifier will compete against the bottom two teams from the Oceanic Nationals in a double elimination Bo3 bracket starting on November 21 & 22. This will determine which teams will compete in Stage 1 of the Oceanic Nationals in 2021 and provides an entry point to highest level of Rainbow Six Siege competitive play in ANZ.

All matches of the Oceanic Nationals will be broadcast on global Rainbow 6 channels Wednesday and Friday nights from 7:00PM AEST on Twitch & YouTube.

For more information about the Oceanic Nationals, please visit the official Rainbow 6 APAC website and follow Rainbow 6 at twitter.com/rainbow6anz.

About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Alongside a thriving professional esports scene and a community of over 60 million registered players, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of a fast-paced, ever-evolving multiplayer experience grounded in the selection of unique operators. Using the right mix of tactics and destruction, Rainbow Six teams engage their enemies in sieges, where both sides have exclusive skills and gadgets at their disposal. Defenders prepare by transforming the environments around them into modern strongholds, while attackers use recon drones to gain intel for carefully planning their assault. With access to dozens of operators inspired by real-world counterintelligence agents from around the globe, players can choose exactly how they want to approach each challenge they encounter. Through the constant addition of new operators and maps that add to the depth of both strategy and combat, the unpredictability of each round of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege sets a new bar for intensity and competition in gaming.

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, Far Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six and The Division. 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 2019-20 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €1,534 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.

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