Rainbow Six Siege UK Invitational hits EGX this Friday

Synchronise watches, cos this Friday at 11am, it’s eSports o’clock.

Yes, the hottest teams from Ubisoft’s UK ESL Go4 Cup Rainbow Six series are set to come together at Birmingham’s storied NEC for the Rainbow Six UK Invitational.  Four teams will enter the ESL Arena at EGX 2017, but only one will leave* – as they fight it out in an epic Siege-off.


Vying for a piece of the £4,250 prize pool, we have a team from ESL Major League champions 1UPesport, a team from Irish eSports organisation ZeRo esport, a team from growing eSports collective 1nFamy and high-ranking Go4 players Team Enyx.


Make sure you catch every shot live by tuning in on Twitch, and follow the action via social media with ESL and Rainbow Six. We’ll even have a post-contest report right here on Ubisoft Blog next week.

The contest will be hosted by Matt Andrews, ably assisted by casters Verdipwnz and Rene Grunner.

For all the latest on this year’s EGX and the Rainbow Six UK Invitational, keep it Ubisoft Blog.

* with the first prize.


Rainbow Six Siege

Release date — December 1, 2015
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
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PEGI 18+
Rainbow 6 Siege is the latest installment in the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise developed by the renowned Ubisoft Montreal studio for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Rainbow 6 Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience.
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