Today, Ubisoft® announced a partnership with – HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., regarding sponsorship of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 2018 Majors. HyperX is the official and exclusive headset partner for the two largest events of 2018 on the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six scene, the Six Invitational 2018 in Montreal, and the Six Major Paris. The Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene is growing globally and Ubisoft chose HyperX because of the quality of gaming headsets and for being a significant member of the gaming community for over ten years. The cooperation between Ubisoft and HyperX began in 2016.
“We are pleased to work alongside HyperX for the biggest Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports events this year”, said Geoffroy Sardin, vice president sales & marketing Ubisoft EMEA. “This partnership shows the strong relationship built with HyperX since the early days of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege and the growing interest into the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene and related competitions.”
“HyperX is pleased to partner with Ubisoft for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 2018 Majors,” said Annie L. Gerard, HyperX global strategic marketing. “Competitors will playing at the highest level as they will be equipped with HyperX Cloud Revolver headsets, known for its wide soundstage and audio clarity. We look forward to being a part of the RB6 community and supporting its growth.”
Ubisoft just announced a new format for Year 2018-2020 of its Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene. A revamped formula that will now feature two Majors, events where the most intense Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege action unfolds. In addition to the Six Invitational each February, a “Six Major” tournament will take place in August. As a first edition, the Six Major Paris will take place in Paris on August 2018. The Six Major Paris and the Six Invitational will grant respectively $350,000 and $500,000 prize pools, both events will feature 16 teams from all over the world. HyperX is the exclusive gaming headset partner for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 2018 Majors.
For more information about the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports, all details of the Six Invitational 2018 schedule, starting today February 13th; are available here https://rainbow6.com/sixinvitational, and follow us at https://twitter.com/R6ProLeague.