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With the Six Invitational 2024 fast approaching we're excited to welcome the Rainbow Six esports community to São Paulo from February 13 to 25, where we'll crown this season's World Champions and reveal the new updates for Year 9 of Siege.

Here's all you need to know about the event.



DATES & LOCATION 

  • Groups: February 13th - 17th - not open to public
  • Playoffs - Part 1: February 19th - 21st - not open to public
  • Playoffs - Part 2: February 23rd - 25th - open to the public at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera
  • Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera
PARTICIPATING TEAMS



Here are the 20 teams qualified for the Six Invitational 2024. The following teams have secured their spot in the competition by earning points in the Global Standings through the Regional Leagues and the two Rainbow Six Majors during the season.

w7m esports (Brazil) Wolves Esports (Europe) DarkZero (North America) Team Liquid (Brazil) M80 (North America) G2 Esports (Europe) FaZe Clan (Brazil) Soniqs (North America) Spacestation Gaming (North America) Virtus.Pro (Europe) LOS (Brazil) SCARZ (Japan) BLEED ESPORTS (Asia) FURY (Asia) Geekay Esports (MENA) DPLUS KIA (South Korea) Ninjas in Pyjamas (Brazil) Team Bliss (Oceania) Team Falcons (MENA) FearX (South Korea)

The 20 teams were seeded based on their ranking in the Global Standings as follows:

Seed 1: teams ranked 1st to 4th. Seed 2: teams ranked 5th to 8th. Seed 3: teams ranked 9th to 12th. Seed 4: teams ranked 13th to 16th. Seed 5: teams ranked 17th to 20th.

For the Group Stage, teams were divided into groups of 5 teams based on this seeding. With the exception of Brazil due to having 5 representatives, teams from the same region were not allowed to be drawn into the same group as each other.

SCHEDULE

Here is the schedule of the Group Stage:





Here is the schedule for the Playoffs:





YEAR 9 AND YEAR 9S1 REVEALS:

Tune in on our channels and online watch parties to see everything coming in Year 9!

Watch LIVE:

  • February 24 at 12:30 EST / 2:30 PM BRT / 6:30 PM CET for the Year 9 Season 1 reveal. Tune in on our channels for the new season reveal to redeem an exclusive charm.
  • February 25 at 01:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM BRT / 7:00 PM CET for more details on the Y9 of Rainbow Six Siege and the Blast R6 esports Season 2024.
WHERE TO WATCH

All Twitch channels below will have Twitch Drops enabled for the Six Invitational 2024.
Please note that Stream B channels won't be streaming the final 3 days of the event, which will be streamed on the Stream A channels.

List of channels that will stream both Group Stage and Playoffs:

English (stream A): Twitch.tv/Rainbow6 English (stream B): Twitch.tv/Rainbow6Bravo English: YouTube English: TikTok Portuguese (stream A): Twitch.tv/R6esportsBR Portuguese (stream B): Twitch.tv/R6esportsBR2 Portuguese: YouTube Portuguese: TikTok German: Twitch.tv/Rainbow6DE German: YouTube Spanish: Twitch.tv/Rainbow6ES Spanish: YouTube Spanish (LATAM): Twitch.tv/rainbow6latam Spanish (LATAM): YouTube Japanese: Twitch.tv/Rainbow6JP Japanese: YouTube French: Twitch.tv/Rainbow6FR French: YouTube Italian: Twitch.tv/Rainbow6IT Italian: YouTube Korean: Twitch.tv/Rainbow6KR Korean: YouTube Korean: CHZZK Korean: AfreecaTV

BROADCAST TALENT



Here is the broadcast talent line-up for the event:

Ghassan "Milosh" Finge
Keltoum "Giniro" Baddaje
Robert "Manic" Munday
Iain Chambers
Jesse Chick
Jack "Fresh" Allen
Fabian "Fabian" Hällsten
Anne "FastAnne" Janssen
Ollie "XRTROIKA" Hatton
Gabriel "LaXInG" Mirelez
Davide "FoxA" Bucci
Niclas "Pengu" Mouritzen
Parker "Interro" Mackay
Tim "AceOfPyrite" Leaver
Derry "Dezachu" Holt
Emi "Fluke" Donaldson
Stijn "Hap" Hapers
Samuel "Stoax" Stewart
Michael "Guzz" Gurrie
Carter "Lynnx" Hanefeld
Jake "Zenox" Venditti
Léo "Alphama" Robine
Camille Salazar-Hadaway


COMPETITIVE FORMAT

GROUP STAGE - FEBRUARY 13-17


The top 20 teams in the Global Standings at the end of the season will qualify for the Group Stage of the Six Invitational and be placed into four groups of five. Within each group, all teams will play each other once. The four first teams in each group will advance to the Playoffs while the last placed teams will be knocked out of the tournament.

The point attribution system is as follows:

4 points for a 2:0 win 3 points for a 2:1 win 1 point for a 1:2 loss 0 points for a 0:2 loss

PLAYOFFS - FEBRUARY 19-21

16 teams will qualify for the Playoffs from the Group Stage and will face each other in a double elimination bracket. All matches will be BO3 and each team will get a second shot at redemption after their first loss. Teams qualifying for the Playoffs will be placed in the bracket based on their seeding in the Group Stage as follows:

1st placed team in each group qualifies to the 2nd round of the Playoff Upper Bracket.

The teams that will rank 2nd in each group, will qualify to the 1st round of the Playoff Upper Bracket. They will get to pick their opponent amongst the 3rd place finishers from any group other than their own. The pick order will be determined by comparing the scores of all 2nd place finishers. Among the 2nd place finishers, the team that ranks the highest chooses first, and so on. If two 2nd placed finishers are tied in number of points, they will be seeded following the tiebreaker rules outlined in the competition's rulebook. 4th placed teams will be in the 1st round of the Playoff Lower Bracket.

The winners of each match will advance within their bracket, with the loser of a match in the Lower Bracket being eliminated from the competition.



GRAND FINAL - FEBRUARY 23-25

The last six teams remaining will play in front of an audience at the Arena Ibirapuera in hopes of lifting the famous hammer. All matches will be BO3, except the Grand Final, which will be a BO5 to decide this season's World Champions!

PRO TEAM BUNDLES AND WEAPON SKINS SALE



For the duration of Six Invitational 2023, from February 13 to 25, we are offering you a 40% discount on Pro Team Bundles and Weapon Skins purchasable directly on the Esports page of the in-game store.

TWITCH DROPS



Get ready for some thrilling Twitch Drops on the official R6 channels throughout the entire event! Here's a quick breakdown of what to expect:

Group Stage: Enjoy up to 7 esports packs. Playoffs Phase 1: Grab 5 esports packs to enhance your collection. Playoffs Phase 2: Brace yourself for a generous drop of 6 esports packs.

Open these esports packs to discover cool items from the Kaid S.I.24 bundle, Amaru S.I.24 bundle, and the new S.I.24 charm. During Playoffs Phase 2, individual daily drops will include items from Frost S.I.24 bundle, along with the S.I. charms, the Y9S1 reveal Charm will drop during the Grand Final.

Chosen R6 Streamer channels will also feature Esports packs as Twitch Drops during Playoffs Phase 2. The sought-after Amaru S.I.24 Weapon skin will be available on all R6 Streamer channels on Feb 10, 11, and 12, as well as during break days on Feb 18 & 22.

Furthermore, selected R6 Streamer channels will continue to offer Esports packs as Twitch Drops after the SI. Dive into exclusive drops available on these channels for an extra layer of fun, with the Frost S.I.24 weapon skin that will be available from Feb 28th to Mar 3rd on R6 Streamer channels that co-streamed the Six Invitational 2024.

How Drops Work

Register your account by visiting https://drops-register.ubi.com and linking your Twitch account with your Ubisoft account. You will then be prompted to activate the Drops feature. Please make sure your accounts are linked before starting the stream.

Join us for the Twitch Drops excitement as R6 Siege brings you an amazing Esports experience!

STAY IN TOUCH

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