'Rainbow Six Siege' News & Update: Ubisoft Adds Second Year of New Content; ESL Announces 'Six Invitational' Qualifier Dates

By Olivia Cavallaro , Updated Nov 24, 2016 11:47 AM EST

Just last week, fans of Ubisoft's "Rainbow Six Siege" were surprised to know that the studio promised a year's worth of new content coming to the game. As the studio celebrates the shooter video game's first year anniversary this December, they are releasing the "Operation Dead Crow," arriving on December 17. The latest news surrounding "Rainbow Six Siege" is that Ubisoft adds second year of new content for the game.

"Operation Dead Crow" for "Rainbow Six Siege" will complete this year's slew of new content arriving to the game. According to VG24/7, however, the studio is adding a second year of new content to the tactical multiplayer shooter. What's even more interesting is that the studio promises to unveil details about the new content before 2016 bows out.

In the meantime, "Rainbow Six Siege" fans would be glad to know that there is an update for the "Six Invitational" qualifier event. Yahoo! Esports reports that the format and dates for "Rainbow Six Siege" "Six Invitational" qualifiers have finally been released.

For those who are interested in the "Six Invitational" qualifiers for "Rainbow Six Siege," know that the open and closed qualifiers will take place on December 3, 10, and 17 for PC and Xbox One gamers for North America, Europe, and Latin America. Four teams who succeed in the first round will battle it out in another closed qualifier competition in January. Those who succeed regionally will earn their place in the "Six Invitational" finals.

Those who participate in the "Six Invitational" finals for "Rainbow Six Siege" will also get a chance to take home a total of $200,000 prize money at the competition. The finals will be held in Montreal, Canada from February 3 to 5, 2017.

As for fans who are not interested in "Six Invitational," do watch out for the "Operation Dead Crow" DLC coming this December 17 for "Rainbow Six Siege." The game is now playable on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC and is developed and published by Ubisoft.

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