Day: August 18, 2019

Team Empire win the Rainbow Six Siege Major in Raleigh
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Team Empire win the Rainbow Six Siege Major in Raleigh

Team Empire’s roster of Russian players faced the most successful team in Rainbow Six Siege esports and showed up with a dominant performance, culminating in a 7-3 win on Clubhouse. G2 went into the grand final having won the Paris Major 2018, and the previous two Six Invitationals, not to mention several Season Finals and a Dreamhack final, so the win from Team Empire is a considerable upset. read more

Three maps cut from Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked map pool
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Three maps cut from Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked map pool

Ubisoft is looking to drastically tighten up the map pools for both casual and ranked playlists in Rainbow Six Siege in an effort to make the game easier to learn for newcomers and more competitive in ranked. The new map pools will cut three maps from ranked play, while the casual map pool is also getting reduced it will receive seasonal rotations of maps to keep things fresh, but learnable. read more

Tougher leave penalties are coming to Rainbow Six Siege
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Tougher leave penalties are coming to Rainbow Six Siege

Ubisoft has announced that they are introducing harsher penalties to Rainbow Six Siege players who leave active ranked games. At the moment, players who leave a ranked match mid-game receive a very short ban of 15 minutes, which is significantly less time than most ranked matches run for. Instead, the new system of leave penalties will escalate the penalty the more often a player quits out of an active match. read more