Rainbow Six Siege Pro Event In France Postponed After Border Closure News

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Ubisoft’s ambitious plan to return to live esports tournaments during a global pandemic will not go ahead as planned. The publisher has announced that the Six Invitational 2021 event planned for February in France has been postponed due in part to the French Prime Minister’s recent announcement that French borders would be closed to non-EU travelers.

Ubisoft and its partner Live Nation were “working tirelessly” to find a way to hold the event even with the restrictions in place, but it was determined that “LAN esports events are no longer possible in today’s context.”

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