Rainbow Six Siege doesn’t feature respawning. Once you’re dead, you’re dead, until the next round begins. It’s a distinctive feature of the tactical shooter, but that nearly wasn’t the case – publisher Ubisoft initially suggested that, in order to appeal to more players, this aspect would be “the first thing that’s going to get cut”.
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When Rainbow Six Siege arrives on the next generation of Xbox and PlayStation consoles, it’ll be the same Siege PC players are already playing. Ubisoft says the transition to next-gen consoles will be completely seamless for PC.
Rainbow Six Siege is ready to begin what Ubisoft is calling a ‘transitional’ year for the game, one that’s bringing significant changes to its cadence of new content. Year 5 will see six new operators instead of the customary eight, and the development team tells us we won’t be seeing new maps until reworks of all existing maps have been completed.
Rainbow Six Siege year 5 is coming up fast, and Ubisoft has just confirmed a whole bunch of early speculation, teasers, and datamining with a fresh teaser for upcoming content. The publisher’s regional PR branches seem a bit conflicted on what they’re actually announcing today, but at a minimum it appears year 5 will indeed take us to Greece and see the launch of the datamined Stadium map.
Rainbow Six Siege launched to a muted response way back in 2015, but over the course of nearly a half-decade of continuous updates and improvements, it’s become one of the biggest and most-loved multiplayer games on the market. It’s one of the vanguards of a new era in online shooters, and now Siege is about to enter a new era of its own as its lead developers leave to pursue new projects.
Ubisoft’s Black Friday sale is offering huge discounts on some of its latest games, and on its merch too. Yes, that’s right, if you’ve been holding of buying that Assassin’s Creed hoody you’ve always wanted, now’s the perfect time to wear your gaming allegiances literally on your sleeve.
Rainbow Six Siege is getting limb penetration as part of Operation Shifting Tides, and today the developers have published an extensive breakdown of how the system works and exactly how much damage each bullet you fire will do. The new system is already live on the test server, and you can check out the Rainbow Six Siege Shifting Tides patch notes for more details on what to expect.
Rainbow Six Siege will soon get its Y4S3.3 update, and while Ubisoft has already detailed several of the big changes coming in that patch – like the Warden update – there are some more substantial updates on the horizon. Final changes are still up in the air, but it looks like the developers are interested in nerfing Blackbeard and bringing buffs to Nokk and Kaid.