The one-day invitational will take place on 27 October from PAX AUS’ ESL Stage, offering up a combined prize pool of $25,00 AUD. The first place winner will take $15,000 AUD of that total pool.
Teams set to compete include Australia’s FNATIC, ViewSonic.DarkSided and Athletico, joined by Japan’s Nora-Rengo.
“The Rainbow Six Esports scene continues to explode in popularity all over the world, and Australia and New Zealand are no exception,” said Sebastian Østfeldt, Brand & Esports Manager at Ubisoft Australia. “The Six Masters represents the first step in our long-term plan to establish Rainbow Six as a mainstay esports title in the ANZ and APAC regions, and we’re incredibly excited to deliver this tournament to our passionate community.”
The event will also be livestreamed on Twitch.