The Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic Nationals will start in mid-September, pitting the eight best teams in the Oceanic region against one another over seven days of play.
The teams competing to be crowned the Oceanic Nationals champion are:
- Pittsburgh Knights
- Melon Cat
- Team Ferox
- Kanga Esports
The Oceanic Nationals will take place each Wednesday and Friday evening from 7.00 pm AEST, with playoffs taking place between 16-18 October. A full schedule is as follows:
- Playday #1 – Wednesday, September 16
- Playday #2 – Friday, September 18
- Playday #3 – Wednesday, September 23
- Playday #4 – Friday, September 25
- Playday #5 – Wednesday, September 30
- Playday #6 – Friday, October 2
- Playday #7 – Wednesday, October 7
- Playoffs – Friday, October 16 – Sunday, October 18
Ubisoft Australia also advised that it will partner with Aussie mental health awareness organisation, LIVIN, in order to “help fight the stigma of mental health issues”.
“Ubisoft Australia and Rainbow Six Siege Esports is proud to partner with LIVIN for the Oceanic Nationals to help promote the importance of mental health,” said Edward Fong, Managing Director of Ubisoft Australia.
“We are inspired by LIVIN’s programs and vision to break the stigma around mental health within schools, workplaces and communities, and are proud to be able to share the message that ‘It Ain’t Weak To Speak’ to the Rainbow Six Siege community.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Ubisoft Australia and connect with their community of gamers and promote a healthy lifestyle and balance and connectivity with others,” added Casey Lyons, CEO and cofounder of LIVIN.
“Ubisoft and our other existing corporate partners enable us to provide vital mental health education all around Australia and smash the stigma attached to mental health. We are grateful for Ubisoft’s support and look forward to continuing to grow our national corporate partnerships”.
Rainbow Six Siege is currently available on Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4.