It at all times sucks to see your favorite occasions cancelled or delayed, particularly after we’re speaking about enormous annual esports tournaments just like the Rainbow Six Siege Six Invitational 2021, which was not too long ago postponed. However, the FPS game’s group has rallied to make up for the competition’s absence, and created a “Memevitational” instead.
‘What is a Rainbow Six Siege Memevitational?’ you could rightly ask. Well, as noticed by The Loadout, it’s a collaborative match being organised – and that includes – “some of the biggest and best names in Siege”, as former esports analyst Jack ‘Fresh’ Allen says on Twitter. “Pretty excited for this whole R6 Memevitational tournament,” he says, explaining that “four days ago, it was just an idea conceptualised in a Discord group chat, and now we have near enough ten confirmed teams, with some of the biggest and best names in Siege.”
As you may see within the screenshot of this early conceptualisation beneath, it appears to be like like the method of placing this match collectively has been a collaborative course of between a few of the multiplayer game’s well-liked skills, akin to commentator Derry ‘Dezachu’ Holt, who seems to have coined the competition’s identify.
Details on the match – akin to a full rundown of which groups are participating – are a little sparse in the mean time, however it does have an official Twitter page already. The web page broadcasts that the Rainbow Six Siege Memevitational kicks off later this month, operating February 20-21, and a few group members have begun asserting they’ll be a a part of it – for instance, streamers BikiniBodhi and Earlswood.
We refuse to go a yr with out a prestigious R6 occasion.
— #SixMemevitational (@r6memesports) February 8, 2021
According to The Loadout, it seems the Memevitational will function a form of round-robin-style format, with two units of 5 groups battling it out over the first day in a best-of-three match. Then, the second day will see the highest 4 go into an elimination showdown to find out the last word winner.
Pretty excited for this entire R6 Memevitational match. four days in the past it was simply an concept conceptualised in a discord group chat and now we’ve close to sufficient 10 confirmed groups, with a few of the greatest and greatest names in siege. pic.twitter.com/EZ0gKNrF74
— Fresh (@FreshR6S) February 8, 2021
Keep an eye fixed on the Twitter account linked above for those who’re eager to discover out extra in regards to the contest earlier than it kicks off in a few weeks’ time, with data on chosen charities being supported and contestants on account of be revealed quickly.