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.
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The punk-inspired Elite skin for Smoke has only just made it to Rainbow Six Siege, but already we have a new premium skin to look forward to, and engineer-inspired Mira Elite skin called Inspiracion.
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.
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.
Rainbow Six Siege Ember Rise brings some game-changing gadgets to the game, and now we know exactly what weapons, secondary gadgets, and utility will accompany Amaru and Goyo when Year 4 Season 3 arrives.
Former CS:GO pro Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek is at today’s Rainbow Six Siege Raleigh Major. While he’s not going to be playing in the actual tournament, he’ll be playing in the Creator’s Cup exhibition round with his team ‘The Rowdy Shroudys’ as we wait on the reveal of Operation Ember Rise, Siege’s upcoming new season of content.
Rainbow Six Siege’s Pilot Program returns on September 10, introducing a fresh line of operator skins for 14 Esports teams across the four competitive regions: North America, Europe, Asia and Pacific, and Latin America.
The Cyberathlete Championship Series plans to hold an all-women’s Rainbow Six Siege league this fall, culminating in a playoff series and championship round. CCS hopes to attract eight teams per region, with sign-ups starting up later this month.
A Brazilian ad agency has pulled off what may well be the weirdest marketing stunt in videogaming history, which is saying a lot: They’ve added Rainbow Six Siege-encoded DNA to an energy drink. The Brazilian company infused 1,500 cans of InBev’s Fusion energy drink with game files, operator stat sheets, and videos of the best plays during the Brazilian Siege finals at the Game XP 2019 convention were printed onto synthetic strands of DNA and added to the beverage.
An analysis of Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked matchmaking system indicates that players are being placed into a high number of non-competitive maps. Siege analyst FreshR6S collated data from three streamers, Anne Munition, King George, and Pengu. All of them were ranked Platinium 2 or above.