We have signed a new pro team! This time we are heading into a popular and long lasting esport title, Rainbow 6 Seige. Released in 2015, Siege has built a strong and loyal fanbase with more than 70 million players worldwide and a massive interest of 20M+ unique live viewers in esports. Rainbow Six is a Tier 1 esports game and the roster signed by Heroic is currently playing European League 2021.
Heroic will be competing against the world’s most prominent esports organizations in the Rainbox Six Siege European League, the official professional league in Europe. The league contains acknowledged teams like G2, Navi, Team Secret, Virtus Pro, and Team Empire. The league is hosted and supported by Ubisoft, a leading game developer and pioneer in today’s PC gaming and esports industry. The game developer Ubisoft’s investment and dedication to the scene makes the Rainbox Six license very lucrative.
– We at Ubisoft Nordic are very excited to see Heroic joining the Rainbow Six Pro League in Europe. Heroic is a strong and well-established organization within top esports. Together we can broaden the awareness of Rainbow Six and Heroic with the Nordic press and consumers. We also see some great opportunities once we can go back to having physical events on a larger scale”,says Morten Ryberg, Marketing Director in Ubisoft Nordic.
CEO of Heroic, Joachim Haraldsen, explains shortly why Rainbow 6 Seige is an important game to be involved in.
– Our game entry strategy is already starting to materialize, with several amazing opportunities at hand. Rainbox Six has been on our radar for some time, and we are thrilled to now have landed the spot. The ecosystem stands out in the industry due to Ubisoft’s involvement and organizational support. After six years as an esports title, the publisher has secured a large and loyal fanbase around a well-structured global tournament circuit. We are already impressed by the commercial opportunities, the growth trends and estimates for the scene, says Joachim Haraldsen, CEO of Heroic