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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – March 19, 2021 – Today, Ubisoft Australia announced the official theme of the Oceanic Nationals 2021, ‘Clockwork’, by Australian musicians, Northlane.

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‘Clockwork’ is an exciting collaboration between Ubisoft Australia and Northlane focusing on the themes of competition, time and dreaming big. The release of the song coincides and celebrates the start of the Oceanic Nationals, the premier Rainbow Six Siege tournament of the Oceanic region.

“Clockwork reflects the pressures and anxieties I felt as we jumped back into writing after an uninspiring year,” said  Marcus Bridge, Northlane lead singer. “I always want to push myself creatively but with life on hold and with no end in sight, I felt empty and lonely, running out of time as our self-imposed deadline approached.”

‘Clockwork’ came together with each member of the band recording their parts remotely before being mixed and mastered by Adam “Nolly” Getgood (Periphery / Devin Townsend) and Ermin Hamidovic (Periphery / Sylosis) respectively, the same team behind prior album Alien.

“We’re really excited to be able to work with Northlane for the Oceanic Nationals, Rainbow Six Siege’s premier esports league in our region,” said Edward Fong, Managing Director of Ubisoft Asia Pacific.

“As esports continues to grow in Australia, it opens up more opportunities to collaborate with other industries and talent to provide our players more ways to connect with their favourite games. We’re thrilled to have Northlane’s new song ‘Clockwork’ as the theme song for our local Oceanic Nationals.”

The 2021 season of the Oceanic Nationals will begin on Sunday, March 21, with the eight best teams in Australia and New Zealand competing for a $100,000 AUD seasonal prize pool. The song will be incorporated into the broadcast on twitch.tv/Rainbow6Bravo.

‘Clockwork’ can also be streamed on all streaming platforms: https://ffm.bio/northlane

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Oceanic esports, please visit https://play.rainbow6apac.com/oceanic-nationals and follow us at https://twitter.com/R6esportsOCE with the hashtag #OCN.

For all updates and news about Northlane, please visit the following:

About Northlane

Northlane are a chart topping, award-winning metal band from Sydney, Australia. Their critically acclaimed fifth record, Alien (2019), debuted at #3 on the ARIA Album Chart and #6 on the Billboard Heatseekers Album Chart. The record also scored Northlane their third ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Album as well as the AIR Award for Best Independent Heavy Album. Alien was Northlane’s highest selling debut globally, culminating in a sold out world tour.

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 counter-intelligence 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 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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