Rainbow Six Siege Announces Low Budget Cosplay Contest

Alongside the video game industry boom, cosplay has evolved big time. It’s come to the point that hobbyists are hired professionally to represent their brand or image, and that’s as good as any past time obsession can get. This time around, it’s for the everyday gamer with a little time on their hand. Ubisoft announced a low-budget cosplay contest for the Rainbow Six Siege community and there are awesome prizes waiting at the end.

The contest will be judged on three criteria – creativity, originality, and “adherence to the spirit of low-budget.” In other words, if you’re trying to get fancy with it, this isn’t the cosplay competition you’re looking for. “Whether it’s cardboard LMGs, soapy Cav war paint, or Headgear made out of watermelons, it’s time to show off your creative side with the Rainbow Six Siege Low-Budget Cosplay Contest,” Ubisoft states on their official blog. “So give us your best, your most out-of-the-box, and your most inspired Rainbow Six Siege cosplays.”

The contest runs from October 5th to October 25th, 2018. There will be ten winners chosen from the pool of participants with a grand prize winner, a second grand prize, third place, and seven finalists. Though the end-game achievements aren’t tangible in nature, this low budget competition is fantastic for Rainbow Six Siege players looking for a fun way to earn some in-game credits. The first place loot has an estimated retail value of $100 (USD). Not bad! The list of prizes are as follows:

Rainbow Six Siege Prizes

Grand Prize (1)
Full Halloween Collection + 5400 R6 Credits
ERV: $100 USD

2nd Prize (1)
Full Halloween Collection + 4800 R6 Credits
ERV: $95 USD

3rd Prize (1)
Full Halloween Collection + 4200 R6 Credits
ERV: $90 USD

Finalists (7)
Full Halloween Collection
ERV: $55 USD

Interested in joining in on the cosplay festivities? In order to enter the competition, players must put together their creation and take a noteworthy photo of themselves in garb. After that, post it on various social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the #R6CosplayContest between October 5th and October 25th. Each person is allowed one entry, so make it acount!

For more on the official rules, check out their post here. Will you be entering the Rainbow Six Siege cosplay contest? Let us know what you think in the comments section below or start a conversation on DFTG Facebook page. To stay up to date on gaming news as it happens, follow us on Twitter! Here’s some of our latest:

Rainbow Six Siege is available to play now on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

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Hoi is an elusive figure at DFTG, whose favorite past-times include chillin' in the Fade, reading manga, watching anime, collecting novelty items, and gaming.

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