A Brazilian ad agency has pulled off what may well be the weirdest marketing stunt in videogaming history, which is saying a lot: They’ve added Rainbow Six Siege-encoded DNA to an energy drink. The Brazilian company infused 1,500 cans of InBev’s Fusion energy drink with game files, operator stat sheets, and videos of the best plays during the Brazilian Siege finals at the Game XP 2019 convention were printed onto synthetic strands of DNA and added to the beverage.
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An analysis of Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked matchmaking system indicates that players are being placed into a high number of non-competitive maps. Siege analyst FreshR6S collated data from three streamers, Anne Munition, King George, and Pengu. All of them were ranked Platinium 2 or above.
Ubisoft has reported financials for its first quarter of the fiscal year, and it looks like the publisher’s increased focus on “the PC opportunity” is paying off. Ubisoft has beat its targets for the quarter, and its biggest platform for the period was PC, a segment which expanded year-over-year to overtake the consoles in Ubisoft’s portfolio.
It looks like the Rainbow Six Siege playerbase has failed to win a Ubisoft community challenge for the tactical shooter, possibly for the first time. According to a post on the Rainbow Six subReddit, a new challenge set for the game’s recently-launched Wild West-themed Showdown mode based on scoring headshots has sadly evaded its players.
The Rainbow Six Siege technical test server is a wonderful thing for the developers, offering a way to get upcoming changes into the hands of players before they hit the proper game. But while it occasionally offers a chance for players to preview major seasonal like Phantom Sight early, there’s not much reward for sticking around the TTS.
If you’re a Rainbow Six Siege player, you may have noticed an email from Ubisoft in your inbox recently. In it, you’ll find a link to a custom video congratulating you on your performance in a recent match. Ubisoft is making the videos for everyone playing Siege, and you’ll be get a new one each week as long as you’re actively playing.
Rainbow Six Siege players discovered an exploit last week that let IQ to sink into the floor and slide around. The exploit was fairly game-breaking, but fortunately, Ubisoft has deployed a patch that seems to address the issue, at least on PC.
Last month, a number of Wild West skins for Rainbow Six Siege slipped out (along with the Smoke Elite), and it’s starting to look like all that cowboy gear is coming alongside a brand new event that pits lawmen against bandits on the wild frontier. Leaked audio from the event has now hit the internet, and it sounds like it’ll have an outlaw team defending a gold stash against a team looking to take it back.
Players have been theorizing about the gadgets that will be coming with Rainbow Six Siege’s Year 4 Season 3 operators, primarily based on some art that accompanied new operator Nokk – a blackboard in the background of one piece of her concept art shows a grappling hook and some kind of fuel canister. Now, a well-regarded Siege leaker has said that according to their source, the second gadget is a deployable shield that spreads fire.
One of the key elements to effective Rainbow Six Siege play is communication. Sharing information with your teammates can make the difference between rinsing and getting rinsed. What if, however, all the players on a team shared the same brain? That’s the question YouTuber Basically Homeless set out to answer with five PCs, five Siege accounts, and a switcher.