It's T-Pain vs Lil Yachty in a Rainbow Six Siege tournament for charity

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Another Rainbow Six Siege free weekend is now underway: From now until 1pm PT/4 pm ET on June 9, the full game including all maps, modes, and operators are yours to play as much as you like on Steam and Uplay (opens in new tab). It's also on sale on both storefronts, and if you opt to pick it up any progress you make during the freebie will carry over. And if you just like to watch, Ubisoft's got you covered there, too. 

On June 10, after Ubisoft's E3 press conference, an E3 Charity Challenge tournament (opens in new tab) will pit teams of Siege streamers headed by T-Pain and Lil Yachty for a slice of a $50,000 prize pool for charity. $40,000 will be donated to the winning captain's charity of choice, while the losing captain will have $10,000 to direct as he sees fit. Another $50,000 will be split between the streamers on the winning team. 

Here's who's competing: 

Team T-Pain: 

  • Therussianbadger
  • Bnans
  • Lil_Lexi
  • Annemunition

The Lil Yachty Unit:

  • BikiniBodhi
  • Sacriel
  • ZanderLP
  • Moondye7

The Rainbow Six Siege Charity Challenge will be livestreamed on Twitch following Ubisoft's E3 2019 press conference, which begins at 1 pm PT/4 pm ET on June 10. The full schedule of E3 press conferences is posted for your perusal here.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.