Lenovo Legion has just announced that its gaming arm will be sponsoring competitive Rainbow Six Siege. We have more details on which leagues in Rainbow Six as well as commentary from both Lenovo and Ubisoft.
About the sponsor partnership
Legion has confirmed that they will be providing Rainbow Six Pro League and Majors: desktops, laptops and monitors in this global partnership. Of course, the partnership also includes co-branding and co-promotion between Legion and Ubisoft.
The deal covers North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia Pacific and Latin America. And, the partnership will run from spring 2018 through spring 2019.
What Legion devices should we expect to see?
The sponsored device include (but aren’t limited to):
- Legion Y720 Tower
- Legion Y720 Laptop
- Legion Y520 Laptop
- Legion Y25f Monitor
These devices were first launched at Gamescom 2017. For more information on these devices, you should check out our overview of them over here.
Goodies and fun stuff for fans
All the fans of Legion and/or Ubisoft, have a chance to get involved in some giveaways and contests. Obviously, the best way to learn about this is to follow Legion and Rainbow Six over here:
Interestingly, one of these goodies will include a Legion charm that you can unlock through an in-game challenge.
Comments from Lenovo and Ubisoft
Here is what Jeff Meredith from Lenovo had to say about the partnership:
Forming partnerships is an important part of Lenovo’s gaming strategy. With Ubisoft, we share a deep commitment in supporting the professional esports community and gaming fanbase.
Combining Lenovo’s consumer technology expertise with Ubisoft’s competitive and immersive content was a natural fit to offer gaming enthusiasts a best-in-class gaming and viewing experience.
-Jeff Meredith, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Lenovo’s Consumer PCs and Smart Devices
And here is more from Geoffroy Sardin of Ubisoft EMEA:
The signing of this key partnership with Lenovo Legion is a clear signal that the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League is reaching maturity, now attracting major partners while continuously growing.
We cannot wait to unfold the extent of this partnership during our key events throughout the year, for instance at the Six Major Paris this August.
-Geoffroy Sardin, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Ubisoft EMEA