Following 7 weeks of online regional qualifiers, the top 8 teams in the world (3 from Europe, 3 from North America and 2 from Latin America) will compete for the Y2 Season 1 Pro League Champion title. Get in on the action with live online streaming at https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6 and on https://www.youtube.com/rainbowsixproleague.
The total prize pool for this Season will be 237,500$, which is over four times more than the original Y1 Season 1 prize pool of fifty thousand dollars. This year’s prize money will be split as follows:
The remaining $109,500 will be split between all the regional online pro team for the first time ever to show our dedication to our competitive players.
Pro League favorites and Season 1 champions PENTA Sports finished first in the EU regionals. This squad features some of Europe’s best players, such as Pengu, jOOnas, Fabian, Goga, KS and Falko. Getting on top of the European Pro League was hard work! Can they make it all the way to the top in the Pro League Finals?
These Finnish warriors have been with us since the very beginning of the Rainbow Six Pro League. Joining us for the fifth time at the Pro League Finals, players Shatte, Bounssi, Willkey, Pannari and Kantoraketti are ready to show us what they’ve got! Is it finally their turn to dominate the championship?
This Spanish squad has been a long-time contender in our major competitions. Calling on their experience, the team of DriD, Baroz, chOi, LioN and weskeRR won 3rd place in the EU regionals. We are proud to welcome gBots to the Pro League Finals for the first time.
These guys are no strangers to the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Finals. This season, Mint, Ezpz, Pojoman, Zilchy & Hotancold have sharpened their skills and are ready to put up a fight. Do they have what it takes to rise up the rank to ultimate victory?
This new team features veteran players Avian & Snake-Nade from ERA Eternity and KingGeorge & Ecl9pse. Don’t be fooled by the new name. All these players have taken part in every Season Finals of the Rainbow Six Pro League and were finalists in the Six Invitational, so sparks are sure to fly when they take the podium.
After dominating the Six Invitational as the Xbox World Champions, Elevate has switched to PC! LaxinG, England, Bosco, Skys and Easily have already beat out Six Invitational champions Continuum in the USA regionals. Now they have set out to expand their list of accolades as they compete for the PC Pro League. Having played on the Xbox One for the entirety of Year 1 Pro League, you may see them as underdogs on the PC scene. They have proven time and again that they have what it takes to win.
V3 Masters have competed in 3 out of 5 major finals in Latin America. Thyy and his squad have demonstrated not only their advanced skills but also their ability to stay strong and resolute in the face of adversity.
Led by ziG, Black Dragons has the fastest growing fan base in Latin America and one of the most talented and popular squads in Brazil. In 2016, they did not qualify for major finals in Latin America, but after hiring three victorious Brazilian players: NeskwgaL, Yuuk, and oNe, they are now one of the most promising teams in the Rainbow Six Pro League.
OPERATION HEALTH PANEL
As previously announced, the Dev team at Rainbow Six Siege is committed to spending the next 3 months focused on general improvements to strengthen game health. We are confident that the proposed adjustments to the Year 2 Roadmap will significantly extend the life of our game and result in a greatly enhanced player experience for the future. We are holding a special dev panel on Sunday, May 21 at 7:15 CST. This will give us an opportunity to explain in greater detail why this decision has been made, what it means for the players, and how everyone can benefit from Operation Health. You can watch by tuning in to https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6.