This page contains playlist settings and instructions for several popular/notable leagues in the Rainbow Six esports scene.

Instructions for setting up the playlist are located at the end of this page.

REMINDER: This is a fan-run website. While an effort was made to provide accurate information, there may be errors! Always check with an official source if you require accurate information.

Game Settings

Summary

In short, most notable leagues use similar settings, with differences in overtime rules, and minor variations in the Pick Phase and 6th Pick timers.

Toggle leagues

You can hide/show other leagues with these toggles:

Settings

Playlist ESL Pro League (Best of 1) ESL Pro League (Best of 3) ESL Pro League (Best of 5) ESL Go4R6; Challenger League Rainbow Six Ten Mans (R6TM) CCS Road to S.I. Default game settings
Organiser ESL ESL ESL ESL R6TM CCS (Discovery game mode)
URL Website Website Website Website Website Website Announcement
Rulebook Rulebook Rulebook Rulebook Rules page Rulebook Rulebook
Notes Operator quarantine: Lion, Kaid, Nomad disallowed Operator quarantine: Lion, Kaid, Nomad disallowed Operator quarantine: Lion, Kaid, Nomad disallowed Rules may differ between each tournament: always check!
Operator quarantine: Lion, Kaid, Nomad disallowed
Use of Lion prohibited Operator quarantine: Lion, Kaid, Nomad disallowed This is a limited-time Discovery playlist featuring pick and ban and the Esports map pool These are the default Settings when creating a new playlist.
Playlist and Map Settings
Playlist Type Normal Mode Normal Mode Normal Mode Normal Mode Normal Mode Normal Mode Normal Mode
Map Pool Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Bank
Border
Club House
Consulate
Coastline
Oregon
Villa
Time of Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day
HUD Settings Pro League Pro League Pro League Pro League Pro League Pro League Normal Normal
Match Settings
Banning
Number of Bans 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Off
Ban Timer 20 20 20 20 20 ??? 30
Rounds
Number of Rounds 12 12 12 12 12 12 6 6
Attacker/Defender Role swap 6 6 6 6 6 6 3 1
Overtime Rounds 0 3 Infinite 3 3 3 2 3
Overtime Score Difference 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
Overtime Role Change 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Objective Rotation Parameter 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Off
Objective Type Rotation Rounds Played Rounds Played Rounds Played Rounds Played Rounds Played Rounds Played Rounds Played Rounds Played
Attacker Unique Spawn On On On On On On On Off
Pick Phase Timer 15 15 15 15 30 25 30 30
6TH Pick Phase On On On On On On Off Off
6TH Pick Phase Timer 15 15 15 15 20 20 30 30
Reveal Phase Timer 5 5 5 5 ??? ??? ??? 9
Health & Damage
Damage Handicap 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Friendly Fire Damage 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Injured 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Character Control
Sprint On On On On On On On On
Lean On On On On On On On On
Death
Death Replay Off Off Off Off Off Off Off On
Game Mode Bomb Bomb Bomb Bomb Bomb Bomb Bomb Hostage
Game Mode Settings
Bomb Parameters
Plant Duration 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Defuse Duration 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Fuse Time 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Defuser Carrier Selection On On On On On On On On
Phases
Preperation Phase Duration 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Action Phase Duration 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180

Setting up the playlist

  1. Create a new playlist by going to Play > Multiplayer > Custom Game > Online > Create New Playlist.

  2. Select Normal Mode. Give the playlist a name (spaces and most punctuation are not allowed), then click Add a Match.

  3. Set up the first map of the playlist following the settings in the table below.

  4. Once you are done, click Duplicate this Match, change the map selection to the second map of the pool. Repeat for the remaining maps in the pool.

  5. Once all maps are added, click Save Playlist.