Ubisoft has kicked off the “Road to S.I. 2020,” its latest mid-season event for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, preluding the Six Invitational 2020 in Montreal, Canada. It celebrates the annual homecoming for the hit multiplayer shooter, hosting one week of competitive play, with the world’s top 16 professional teams fighting for the champion title. And for Rainbow Six Siege players back home, the Road to S.I. 2020 provides over a month of action in the run-up to the tournament.
The Road to S.I. 2020 is now live in Rainbow Six Siege, introducing a new mode themed around the Six Invitational, accompanied by the new Stadium map, and a ton of cosmetic content. We’ve wrapped up everything you need to know about the Road to Six Invitational 2020.
What is Rainbow Six Siege’s Six Invitational event?
While Ubisoft hosted a similar experience last year, the Road to S.I. 2020 demonstrates increased resources from the studio, supported by ever-growing franchise lore. It opened the event with “The Program,” a new CGI short that sets the stage, focused on new Team Rainbow leader Harry “Six” Pandey. A restored Greek stadium is the backdrop for the Olympic-style tournament, exploring inner rivalries among the counterterrorism squad.
Rainbow Six Siege ‘Road to SI 2020’ dates and times
Road to S.I. 2020 first started on January 15, with Ubisoft slated to conclude the event on February 16. However, the playlist won’t be accessible throughout the full one-month period, limited to weekends only. That provides five weekends to play, before wrapping alongside the Six Invitational 2020. Ubisoft is yet to confirm exact timings and dates for future Road to S.I. 2020 sessions.
Rainbow Six Siege ‘Road to SI 2020’ Stadium map and mode
The Stadium map can be experienced exclusively on Bomb, given a focus on Six Invitational 2020 rules. The mode features Pick and Ban, similarly to Ranked matches, allowing teams to eliminate select Operators before the first round. Various other parameter tweaks are in play, aligning gameplay closer to the big screen.
The Road to S.I. 2020 features all existing 52 Operators, retaining the balance of the current Ranked scene. However, it also introduces new skins automatically equipped to select heroes, suited in national sporting attire. On attack, cosmetics apply for Thermite, Sledge, Hibana, Blitz, and Thatcher, while defenders include Pulse, Caveira, and Mozzie. Each Operator features custom Operator cards, animations, and voice lines too.
Rainbow Six Siege ‘Road to SI 2020’ Battle Pass
The Rainbow Six Road to S.I. 2020 Battle Pass is split across two tiers. A free tier features charms, skins, headgears, and packs, alongside a content-packed “Premium” track with 35 exclusive rewards up for grabs. The Premium Battle Pass costs 1,200 R6 Credits to access or 2,400 R6 Credits for access with a 12-tier advantage.
The full Rainbow Six Siege Battle Pass is now accessible via the game’s main menu.
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