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Announcing Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege showmatch at gamescom!

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We are excited to announce that ESL and Ubisoft will be joining forces at gamescom to bring you a showcase of the upcoming installment of the Tom Clancy first-person shooter Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, which will be coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on the 13th of October 2015.

The showcase, set to feature the game’s team-based tactical combat, variety of different classes and team roles and procedural destruction system, will take place in the ESL Arena at gamescom on Saturday the 8th of August at 16:00 CEST. The four teams of five players will clash in a series of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege showmatches followed by a Twitter Q&A during which the viewers will have a chance to ask the Ubisoft development team questions about the game.

The teams

The four teams will be made up of a wide variety of players including Rainbow Six veterans as well as popular YouTubers and top players from the Closed Alpha

YouTubers

Rainbow Six veterans

Hannah “Lomadia” Rutherford

David “GaM3 Ov3R” Park

Alex “Arekkz” Noon

Sean “Rogue Warchief” Cyr

Joseph “DYKGaming” Giaffreda

David “FINEST X” Narciso

Charles “ChaBoyy” Richardson

Mark “Blood n Glory” Rios

Aaron “Aaronlawd” Garvie

Anthony “Hopes” Nizzardo

European Closed Alpha Top Players

German Closed Alpha Top Players

Maxime “ iMaxx64” Blain

Rainer “Hy5_LeGenD” Kneidl

Yeray “DriD” González Domínguez

Niklas “Kasstrierer” Massrierer

Julian “ZeR0089” Rott

Eike “Heizoel_Walther” Wichem

Geoffrey “ggcmoa” Grenet

Bjorn “Rush” Mech

Robert “Dastan” Hinze

Lukas “Lucarian” Reid

Although the veterans and top alpha players may seem the obvious favorites to win, the YouTubers’ team should not be underestimated. Their dedication to gaming has resulted in them gaining hundreds of thousands subscribers - three of the team members have over a million, with Hannah “Lomadia” Rutherford a member of the YOGSCAST crew.

The talent

In order to bring you the best possible Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege experience, we’ve also assembled a great talent lineup to take you through the showmatch, featuring:

See you at gamescom!

Be sure to join us at the ESL Arena’s small stage on Saturday the 8th of August at 16:00 CEST to see what Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege has to offer by watching some exciting showmatches, talking to the developers and meeting fellow fans!

If you can’t makes it to gamescom, be sure to tune in to ESL’s and Ubisoft’s Twitch channels  to watch the showcase online and get a chance to win some great prizes.

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, head over to the game’s official website.