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New Hong Kong map and three new operators
Today, Ubisoft® announced that the second Year 2 map of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Operation Blood Orchid, will be available on August 29 th for Xbox One, Sony Playstation®4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. After a focus on improving the game’s health for the past three months, this content update introduces both a free new map and three brand new operators (two from Hong Kong and one from Poland) as well as a series of customisation items.
This time, three new Operators will be available for Season Pass holders from August 29 th and to all players on September 5 th.
To learn more about our upcoming Operators and Blood Orchid update, be sure to tune in for the livestream during the Pro League finals at Gamescom on August 26 th at 5.15pm BST on: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6
Details of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Finals
On August 25 th and 26 th, the eight best teams from Europe, North America and Latin America will compete for the Year 2 Season 2 Pro League Champion title in the ESL Arena at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.
With a $237,500 total prize pool on the line and two days of live showcases revealing, new content, developer and community panels as well as the first live demo of the new Blood Orchid map, this season final promises to be thrilling.
Meet the Teams:
- PENTA Sports
- ENCE esports
- eXcellence Gaming:
- Vertical Gaming
SkyS, LaxinG, Shuttle, England and Chapstick will fly to Germany as the 3 rd seed of NA and try to break ENCE in the first round.
- BRK e-Sports
- Team Fontt
About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Inspired by real-world counter-terrorist organizations, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of lethal close-quarter confrontations. For the first time in a Rainbow Six game, players will engage in sieges, a new style of assault where enemies have the means to transform their environments into modern strongholds while Rainbow Six teams lead the assault to breach the enemy’s position. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege gives players unprecedented control over their ability to fortify their position by reinforcing walls and floors, using barbed wire and deployable shields, laying mines and more, or breach the enemies’ position using observation drones, setting charges, rappelling and more. The fast pace and uniqueness of each siege sets a new bar for intense firefights, strategic gameplay and competitive gaming.
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