Today, Ubisoft® announced that its E3 media briefing will be followed by the Twitch Rivals x Rainbow Six Siege Celebrity Showdown to celebrate the launch of the upcoming Operation Phantom Sight, including all new operators, Nøkk and Warden. The match will feature well-known music artists Lil Yachty and T-Pain, who will lead two teams of streamers from all around the world towards victory. Teams will compete for a $50,000 Twitch Rivals prize pool and celebrity captains will compete for an additional $50,000 to be donated to the charity of their choice, bringing the total prize pool to $100,000.
This live event will take place immediately after the Ubisoft E3 conference. It will be broadcasted live on the Ubisoft official Twitch channel, the official Twitch Rivals Channel(twitch.tv/twitchrivals), as well as on each streamer’s channel.
The roster of participants include one European team formed of ZanderLP, Sacriel, BikiniBodhi and one North American team with Annemunition, Therussianbadger, Lil-Lexi and Bnans.
Prior to the Twitch Rivals x Rainbow Six Siege Celebrity showdown, anyone can download Rainbow Six Siege and enjoy a limited-time Free Weekend from June 6-10 ahead of the upcoming Operation Phantom Sight. Following the Free Weekend, players will be able to keep their progress and continue the action by grabbing a copy for up to 70% off.
The Ubisoft E3 media briefing will take place on June 10 at 1pm PT/ 22pm CEST. Tune-in at https://www.twitch.tv/ubisoft to follow the Ubisoft E3 media briefing and the Twitch Rivals x Rainbow Six Siege Showmatch.