Rainbow Six Siege 'Six Invitational 2019' groups unveiled

With Rainbow Six Siege esports continuing to scale, Ubisoft is gearing up for February's Six Invitational 2019. With the ninth season of the Rainbow Six Pro League underway, the Six Invitational connects the world's top 16 teams for a week of ESL-backed action.

The tournament follows a similar setup to other competitive events, splitting rivals into groups, before progressing toward the final. ESL has now detailed the four planned groups, via a post to the ESL Rainbow Six Twitter account. Here's the full breakdown.

  • GROUP A: FaZeClan, FNATIC, Team Reciprocity, Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • GROUP B: Rogue, Immortals, Team Empire, Spacestation Gaming
  • GROUP C: G2 Esports, Mock-It Esports, Team Liquid, mantisFPS
  • GROUP D: Evil Geniuses, Nora-Rengo, PENTA sports, LeStream Esport

The Six Invitational 2019 is shaping up strong, with these newly-formed groups likely fostering tough competition. With Group C and D hosting promising teams, these matches should prove gripping for viewers.

The event is also set to host Rainbow Six Siege's Year 4 reveal, detailing the coming wave of content for the tactical shooter. With a rumored Australian-themed update and Lion Operator rework, its expected February 17 reveal shouldn't be missed.

In the meantime, don't miss news of the Six Invitational's accompanying cosmetic packs, dubbed the "2019 Collection."

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Matt Brown

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