Gathering 19 teams to compete in a double elimination, cross-regional tournament. The event’s organizers increased the number of tournament matches. Teams are divided into two groups according to seeding. Participants will play in a combined 81 matches divided between four regions on the stage. The best 8 teams from each group continues to the Playoffs.
The tournament players receive support from global Rainbow Six Siege fans and communities from across the globe. Communities contribute to a Battle Pass, which helps to reach the maximum prize pool of $3,000,000. Prize money is distributed in percentages. First place teams win $1 million or 33.3 percent of the prize pool. Second place wins $450,000 or 15 percent. Third place wins $240,000 or 8 percent. Nineteenth and Twentieth place teams win $30,000 or 1 percent of the prize pool.
Competing in a LAN-based computer setup, teams are under strict sanitary requirements. The Six Invitational is working with ACEPS, a health and safety agency and ISMA, a medical assistance agency to ensure the players’ safety. The government in France is also working in collaboration with event organizers to implement a safe, controlled environment, which follows the guidelines set forth by local authorities and health agencies.