EsportsSix Berlin Major 2022: Schedule, Livestream, Purse, and Teams

Six Berlin Major 2022: Schedule, Livestream, Purse, and Teams

The 2nd Rainbow Six Siege major of the year is on the horizon as the Six Berlin Major 2022 starts this Monday at the Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany. Here is everything you need to find out about the Six Berlin Major 2022.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is undoubtedly one of the most popular tactical FPS shooter games in the world. Originally released in 2015 by Ubisoft, R6 continues to remain a giant in the esports scene. Even to this day, seven years after the game’s release, the competitive scene of R6 is still thriving.

Majors are the biggest official Siege events of the year. These events are followed by fans across the globe. Six Berin Major is no exception. It has garnered huge attention from the fans with the participation of the best Rainbow Six Siege teams in the world.

In the absence of TSM and DarkZero, who are the defending  Six Invitational and the Six Major champions, Astralis and other North American teams are considered the favorites to win the tournament. However, teams like Wolves (EU) and Faze clan(BR) are certainly capable of bringing the major to their respective regions.

When will the Six Berlin Major 2022 be held?

The Six Berlin Major is scheduled to be held from August 15 to August 21. The complete schedule of the week-long tournament is as follows:

Six Berlin Major 2022 Schedule:

Stage Date
Group Stage August 15 – 17
Media Day August 18
Quarter Final August 19
Semi Final August 20
Grand Final August 21

Six Berlin Major 2022 Format:

  • Group Stage:

The 16 teams will be divided into 4 groups. All the groups will be double round robin with the matches being Best of One.

  • Playoffs:

The playoffs will be single elimination which means there are no lower brackets for the teams. All the matches will be Bo3 except for the Grand Final. The grand final of the 2022 Six Berlin Major will be a Bo5 with no map advantage.

The active map pool for the 2022 Berlin Major is:

  • Bank 
  • Border  
  • Chalet  
  • Clubhouse  
  • Kafe Dostoyevsky 
  • Oregon 
  • Skyscraper  
  • Theme Park  
  • Villa

How to watch Six Berlin Major 2022 Live?

  • Twitch
  • YouTube

You can catch all the intense action from the Six Berin Major 2022 live by tuning in to the official channel of Rainbow Six Siege on streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube.

There will be several livestream conducted in different languages including, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Japanese, etc. You can also watch the tournament from different watch parties of popular twitch streamers like Canadian, King George, etc.

Where will the event take place?

  • Venue: Theater am Potsdamer Platz 
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Capacity: 1760

The 2022 Six Berlin Major is an offline LAN event that is set to be held at one of the largest theaters in Germany, Theater am Potsdamer Platz. The event was originally planned to take place in the UAE. Ubisoft later changed it due to the repeated objections from both the fans and the players.

The 1760-capacity venue is already sold out meaning the event will take place in the presence of the fans. However, no special protocol for Covid 19 is followed as there are no requirements for masks and Covid Vaccinations.

Six Berlin Major 2022 Prize Money:

The Six Berlin Major 2022 prize money is set to be $500,000 with the winning team bagging $200,000 for themselves.

Along with the massive prize pool, there are added benefits to winning the major. Global points will be distributed to the teams according to their performance in the tournament. Global points help the teams qualify for the Six Invitational tournaments.

Position Money Global Points
Champion $200,000 375
Runner-up $80,000 300
3-4 $40,000 265
5-8 $20,000 165
9-12 $10,000 105
13-16 $5,000 50

Teams:

A total of 16 teams have arrived in Berlin to compete for the glory of being a major winner. The team list of Six Berlin Major 2022 is provided below:

NA:

  1. Astralis
  2. Soniqs
  3. Oxygen Esports
  4. XSET

EU:

  1. Wolves Esports
  2. Rogue
  3. MNM Gaming
  4. G2 Esports

APAC:

  1. DWG KIA
  2. SANDBOX Gaming
  3. Elevate
  4. Gamin Gladiators

LATAM:

  1. Ninjas in Pyjamas
  2. FaZe Clan
  3. FURIA
  4. w7m esports

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