Welcome to the Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major!
As the health and well-being of our teams, developers, players, partners, and audience is our first priority, the Six August 2020 Major will be held online. In Asia-Pacific, from August 4th to 9th, teams will compete against organizations from their subregion with only one goal: standout and assert their dominance. You can find more information on the global format of the event here.
This guide will gather all things related to the Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major: dates, teams, where to watch and more.
__SAVE THE DATES __
As previously announced, there will be three online competitions tailored to the specific structure of the Asia-Pacific region:
• The 6 highest placing teams from the North Division will compete in a Single elimination bracket:
• The top 3 teams from the Oceanic Nationals will compete in a Gauntlet tournament:
• The 4 best teams from the South Asia Nationals will play in a Single elimination bracket:
All games in the three tournaments will be played as best of three except for the Grand Finals which will be a best of five match.
The total prize pool for the Asia-Pacific region will be $125,000 and will be distributed as such:
North Division online event:
• 1st place: $25,600
• 2nd place: $16,800
• 3rd place: $12,800
• 4th place: $10,400
• 5th place: $8,000
• 6th place: $6,400
Oceania online event:
• 1st place: $15,000
• 2nd place: $9,000
• 3rd place: $6,000
South Asia online event:
• 1st place: $7,500
• 2nd place: $3,750
• 3rd place: $2,250
• 4th place: $1,500
Like with previous events, we will be releasing six special charms for those who tune in during the Asia-Pacific, North American, Latin American, and European Six August 2020 Majors! The watch time will be accumulated across multiple Twitch channels and regional competitions. The more you watch, the more charms you’ll earn. The drops will begin on August 4th with the first streams of the Asia-Pacific August 2020 Major, with delivery on the release of the new season; so make sure you’ve synced your Twitch account with your Uplay account to be able to earn the drops while watching the event.
There are Six in-game weapon charms that can be universally equipped: Bronze, Copper, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond. The longer you watch, the higher ranked the charm.
Copper: 2 hours watched
Bronze: 7 hours watched
Silver: 13 hours watched
Gold: 20 hours watched
Platinum: 25 hours watched
Diamond: 30 hours watched
*How to register: * Be sure to register your account by heading over to https://drops-register.ubi.com/ and link your Twitch account to your Ubisoft account. You will then be prompted to opt-in to the drops feature. That is it, done! Head over to Twitch and start earning your rank. Please be aware that all earned rewards will be automatically added to your linked Ubisoft platforms.
*More information: * In addition, Twitch Drops are activated for all three platforms the game is currently available on: PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and you do not currently need to own Rainbow Six: Siege to be able to earn charms. If you have your Twitch account linked to your Ubisoft account, and your Ubisoft account has been linked with your console accounts or PC, then you will receive the charm when you login for the first time after installing.
Note: You do not need to enter anything in chat to be eligible for the charms!
__WHERE TO WATCH __
South Korean: https://www.twitch.tv/Rainbow6KR
South Korean: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHmyFI0C7njIVu_G5detk-A
The English channels will broadcast all three tournaments. Please note however, that channels in other languages will broadcast the tournaments linked to their specific subregion but may or may not broadcast matches from tournaments from the other two subregions.