Rainbow Six Pro League Season X is sponsored by Acer Predator. Ubisoft announced that Acer’s Predator brand will be signed as a sponsor for the Rainbow Six Pro League for Rainbow Six Siege, which will start playing Season X next week.
- Acer Predator is Rainbow Six Siege’s recent sponsor of esports, starting next week with Pro League Season X.
- The exclusive agreement includes North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific, and the partnership will last until November 2020.
- Acer will provide Predator hardware for offline games and live activities and enable at tournaments with a fan booth.
Called in a release “the largest and most ambitious sponsorship ever” of the publisher for the Rainbow Six Pro League and Majors, the exclusive partnership will span North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific, with the deal going on until November 2020. It starts next week with the Pro League Season X as well as the August 2019 Six Major Raleigh tournament.
Acer Predator will provide desktop and laptop computers as well as monitors for offline league games and warm-up sessions as the official PC and monitor sponsor. At live Rainbow Six Siege tournaments, the firm will also activate with a booth offering hands-on possibilities with fresh material in the game. Ubisoft will also introduce an unlockable in-game Predator-themed item, and the firms will cooperate on fan games.
“Both Acer and Ubisoft share a strong commitment to supporting professional sports teams and [ the ] fan base, and we can not wait to show the complete magnitude of this relationship in our upcoming activities,” said Geoffroy Sardin, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ubisoft EMEA. “Partnering with such a main specialist in sports and technology strengthens our trust in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports ‘ success, present, and future as it continues to grow and mature.”
The Rainbow Six Pro League’s Season X features a $626 K USD prize pool for both regular season and playoffs and presents a revised timetable that divides the weekly games of each region over two days instead of one. In addition, the league has abolished the last-place team’s auto-relegation.
Now, in a single-elimination tournament, the two weakest Pro League teams are facing the top two Challenger League teams to see who is playing in which league the following season.