Rainbow Six Siege Announces Upcoming Six Major 2019 Event - Prima Games

Rainbow Six Siege Announces Upcoming Six Major 2019 Event

by Liana Ruppert

Ubisoft has officially revealed the time and place for this year’s Six Major invitational for Rainbow Six Siege and the celebration kicks off on August 12th through the 18th in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

The Six Major 2019 is the second biggest Rainbow Six Siege event of the year and brings together the biggest and best R6 teams from around the world all competing for a chance to win a part of that coveted prize pool of $500,000. Following the event stage from the 12th – 14th, eight of the passing teams will then head to the final phase from August 16th – 18th at the Raleigh Convention Center. 

“We are excited to be hosting the Rainbow 6 Raleigh Major and its passionate community of players and fans”, says Loren Gold, Executive Vice President of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.  “Esports and video gaming have been strong fabrics of our local community for decades.  We not only play and watch, but some of the World’s top game titles have roots here. Raleigh has the right mix of community, infrastructure and willingness to host the World’s most prestigious esports events.” 

For the full schedule: 

  • August 12th – 14th: Group Stage (not open to public, can be spectated online)
  • August 16th: Quarter-Finals
  • August 17th: Semi-Finals
  • August 18th: Grand Final   

The Rainbow Six Siege community continues to thrive, clocking in over 40 million registered players. The constantly evolving multiplayer experience offers a way for players to connect without getting bored, while also implementing unique strategy and skill while on the battlefield. 

Ready to celebrate with the best of the best? Tickets are available now right here. 

Liana Ruppert

With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!