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Rainbow Six streamers swear more than any other type of content creator, study finds

Holy ****, it’s official, Rainbow Six Siege streamers and YouTubers swear more than content creators in other games. According to a new study, they swear almost ten times every ****ing minute, or almost 600 times per hour. FIFA streamers were in second place with 552 expletives per hour, and CoD: Warzone streamers were close behind, with 484 swearwords per hour. Halo, GTA V, CSGO, Fortnite and Apex Legends content creators followed in the list. Continue reading Rainbow Six streamers swear more than any other type of content creator, study finds

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Gfinity acquires Rainbow Six esports news site SiegeGG

London-based esports business Gfinity has today announced the acquisition of SiegeGG, a well-known Rainbow Six Siege esports news and stats website. SiegeGG Corporation, which runs Siege.gg, has become part of the Gfinity Digital Media group. The acquisition gives Gfinity ownership of the underlying methodology and technology used to develop SiegeGG’s statistical analysis, which the company will be able to extend across other game titles. Gfinity will also assume ownership of the Siege.gg website, with access to its audience, currently delivering 1m page views per month, alongside nearly 100,000 Twitter followers. Continue reading Gfinity acquires Rainbow Six esports news site SiegeGG

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Jesse Lingard’s new esports team Jlingz Esports will be playing in the Rainbow Six Siege UK Ireland Nationals

British Manchester United footballer Jesse Lingard has acquired Audacity Esports, a Rainbow Six Siege esports team currently competing in Ubisoft’s UK and Ireland Nationals (UKIN).  The team, which currently competes under the temporary name, ‘Team JLE’, will be rebranded to Jlingz Esports and compete in the next season of the UKIN Second Division, with the ambition to create a legacy within Rainbow Six Siege as well as qualify for the 2022 European Challenger League. Continue reading Jesse Lingard’s new esports team Jlingz Esports will be playing in the Rainbow Six Siege UK Ireland Nationals

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‘UK Siege is the best it’s EVER been’ – G2 Kayak

British Rainbow Six Siege player Jordan ‘Kayak’ Morley has told Esports News UK that the Siege UK scene has never been as good as it is right now. The team captain for G2 Esports was speaking to ENUK’s stand-in editor Billy Studholme ahead of the 2021 Mexico Major. He said: “UK siege is the best it’s EVER been and that’s down to — in my opinion — well-ran Ubisoft UK leagues such as ESL Prem in the past and now UK and Ireland Nationals (UKIN). Continue reading ‘UK Siege is the best it’s EVER been’ – G2 Kayak

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Mexico Major: G2 Esports and NAVI flame out of groups, no more UK players left heading into quarter-finals – Rainbow Six Siege Mexico Major

The knockout stages of the Rainbow Six Siege Mexico Major kick off later today, but it has already been a disappointing event for the United Kingdom. Though the Major concludes this Sunday, there are no UK teams — or individual UK or Irish players — left to root for in the tournament. Both G2 Esports and NAVI flamed out of groups. G2 Esports: A rough patch As in most esports titles, G2 is a prestigious name in competitive Siege, perhaps more so than any other title, relatively speaking. Continue reading Mexico Major: G2 Esports and NAVI flame out of groups,…

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Ubisoft announces new Rainbow Six Siege season Crystal Guard, unveils new transgender operator Osa, several patch updates including improved character visibility, and new skin for Lion

Ubisoft has announced several additions and changes to Rainbow Six Siege as part of its reveal of Crystal Guard, the third season of Siege’s sixth year. Updates include Siege’s newest attack-sided operator Osa; in-game balancing updates, including tweaks to Twitch, Fuze, IQ, and Mute; a new Elite Lion skin; and the release of Ubisoft’s Collector case, a package of memorabilia for die-hard Siege fans. Osa – Siege’s newest operator A Croatian military engineer, Osa is Rainbow Six Siege’s newest attack-sided operator. Continue reading Ubisoft announces new Rainbow Six Siege season Crystal Guard, unveils new transgender operator Osa, several patch updates…

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New UK esports org Division 6ix offers annual ‘Season Pass’ granting members access to coaching and events, has plans to expand across Europe, Asia and America

Division 6ix, a new London-based esports organisation, is promoting a £20-a-year ‘Season Pass’ which gives its members access to several benefits. The Division 6ix Season Pass provides options for ‘regular professional coaching sessions, exclusive premium membership events, priority access to limited UK esports tournaments and early access to some of Division 6ix’s upcoming projects’. Division 6ix promises the Academy Season Pass will also be tailored to each of its members, depending on their game of choice and interests. Continue reading New UK esports org Division 6ix offers annual ‘Season Pass’ granting members access to coaching and events, has plans to…

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Big wins for UK Rainbow Six as Viperio qualify for European Challenger League and Endpoint win CCS Women’s League

It’s been a huge week for UK Rainbow Six Siege esports after two UK organisations – Viperio and Endpoint – made notable achievements in the scene. Firstly, Viperio 86 have qualified for the 2021 European Challenger League. They made it through after finishing second in the regular season of the Summer 2021 UK and Ireland Nationals, behind Navi. In the playoffs last night, which featured teams from third to sixth place, Cowana beat Victus 2-0 and MNM Gaming beat WYLDE 2-0. Continue reading Big wins for UK Rainbow Six as Viperio qualify for European Challenger League and Endpoint win CCS…

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Rainbow Six Siege upcoming Irish operator to be named Thorn and get a new weapon? Dev team leak name in now-edited AMA post, and reveal info on new Battle Pass

Rainbow Six Siege’s upcoming Irish operator could be called Thorn – and get a brand new weapon – according to community interpretations of a developer Q&A. The Siege dev team took part in an ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session on Reddit this week, and Fnatic streamer BikiniBodhi spotted this now-removed line highlighted below: I think its really cool when we get new guns, cause nowadays they truly have new gameplay, I wonder what unique property this weapon will have 🤔 A 3-burst locked AR? Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege upcoming Irish operator to be named Thorn and get a new…

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Rainbow Six Siege community reacts to Outbreak skin packs returning without the game mode

Some previously limited-time skins are returning to Rainbow Six Siege – and the community has had a mixed reaction to the news. Ubisoft announced today via the official Rainbow Six Twitter page that Outbreak Packs will be returning to the game this week (July 6th to July 13th 2021). Outbreak was a limited-time co-op game mode that launched back in early 2018, as part of the Operation Chimera expansion, and saw players clear through waves of enemies infected by an alien parasite. Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege community reacts to Outbreak skin packs returning without the game mode

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UK Rainbow Six coach GiG accused of assault, claims to Esports News UK police will provide an update on July 9th after investigating

Greater Manchester Police are reviewing accusations of assault made against UK Rainbow Six Siege coach Ellis ‘GiG’ Hindle. Esports News UK spoke to GiG (aka Kid Giggy) following a report by Dot Esports, which claims that his ex-girlfriend, Aimee Southern, filed a report to police on April 29th, which led to his apparent arrest on June 11th and further questioning. Aimee claimed in this Twitlonger post that GiG had cheated on her, shouted at her and dragged her on several different occasions, sent her abusive messages, physically attacked her, bruised her arm, tried to force her to have sex with…

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Rainbow Six Siege UK Ireland Nationals returns for 2021 Summer Season with £25,000 up for grabs

Ubisoft has today announced the 2021 Summer Season for the Rainbow Six Siege UK Ireland Nationals (UKIN). The prize for the winning team will secure a place in the 2021 Challenger League and a chance to qualify for the 2022 European League. The group stage of the league will start June 29th 2021 and run until July 27th on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, for a total of seven playdays. The UK Ireland Nationals are back for Summer ‘21. Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege UK Ireland Nationals returns for 2021 Summer Season with £25,000 up for grabs

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Rainbow Six Siege official esports headset revealed: The Razer BlackShark V2 Pro – Six Siege Special Edition

Hardware brand Razer has teamed up with Ubisoft to announce the BlackShark V2 Pro – Six Siege Special Edition, the official esports headset for the Rainbow Six Siege. The device is a reskinned version of the BlackShark V2 Pro with a Six Siege design and highlighted with orange stitching and accents. It features all the existing features of the V2 Pro esports headset, with Razer TriForce Titanium 50mm drivers, THX Spatial Audio with advanced 7.1 surround sound and a Discord-certified removable Razer HyperClear Supercardioid Microphone. Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege official esports headset revealed: The Razer BlackShark V2 Pro – Six…

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First Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish casters announced, including UK Rainbow Six talent Geo, Fluke and more

The first few casters for the upcoming Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish have been announced. The broadcast talent line-up announced so far includes well-known UK Rainbow Six casters (anti-clockwise from top left) Geo ‘Geo’ Collins and Em ‘Fluke’ Donaldson, South African Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends caster Samantha ‘NaoriMizuki’ Timms and another experienced UK Rainbow Six caster Ollie ‘XRTROIKA’ Hatton. After publishing this article, we also learnt of UK caster Harvey ‘SkrivCasts’ Rodgers also joining the broadcast line-up. Continue reading First Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish casters announced, including UK Rainbow Six talent Geo, Fluke and more

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UK talent joins Rainbow Six Invitational broadcast line-up

Ubisoft has announced the broadcast talent line-up for the Rainbow Six Siege Invitational – and there’s a host of UK talent on board. UK casters and hosts on board for this year’s Invitational include Dezachu, AceOfPyrite, Fluke, Xrtroika, Demo, Kixstar and (US/UK). That represents 40% of the total talent line-up. The full line-up also includes other top hosts from around the world, including Jess, Interro, Zenox and more. You can see all 15 talent in the tweets below: Here is the lineup of talent that will share the #SixInvitational experience with you! Continue reading UK talent joins Rainbow Six Invitational…