Ubisoft and PayPal extend their partnership in Rainbow Six esports leagues
Today, Ubisoft and PayPal announced that they are extending their partnership until September 2022. As part of this partnership, PayPal will be the official payment platform for various competitions of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports. These include the European and North American divisions and associated regional finals, the Six Majors in May and August and the Six Invitationals, the pinnacle of the Rainbow Six Siege competition season. The partnership also applies to the recently announced Rainbow Six World Cup.
Throughout the partnership, PayPal will strengthen its role as a key partner of the Rainbow Six Siege community by offering fans special benefits at live events and producing exciting additional content for them to enjoy.
“We are pleased to once again welcome PayPal as an important partner in support of our growing Rainbow Six esports scene,” said Geoffroy Sardin, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Ubisoft. “PayPal has been instrumental in the success of our past esports divisions and events and we are confident they will continue to deliver the great experiences and content we envision for our community. We look forward to kicking off our partnership this month at the European and North American division finals and revealing the full scope of this partnership in the coming months.”
“Video games are an essential part of the digital industry and are expected to grow steadily to $200 billion in the coming years,” said Jill Cress, vice president of consumer marketing at PayPal. “Esports has an audience of over 92 million enthusiasts in Europe2, and this number is only growing with unprecedented community involvement. We are thrilled to be working with Ubisoft again to bring new and exclusive experiences to their community.”
For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports, visit rainbow6.com and follow us on twitter.com/R6esports and instagram.com/R6esports. Follow twitter.com/R6esportsEU and twitter.com/R6esportsNA to stay up to date on the European and North American division.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is already available for PlayStation 5, Playstation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Windows PC via the Epic Games Store and the Ubisoft Store. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is also part of Ubisoft+, Ubisoft’s subscription service.
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