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Rainbow Six Siege Is Getting A New Update

Ubisoft’s competitive online shooter Rainbow Six Siege is set to get another big update in June the developer has announced. The update is called Operation Para Bellum and will take you to Tuscany. One of the updates main features is a new map called Villa that is set in the Italian countryside. It also comes with two new defensive operatives, Alibi and Maestro. The update also adjusts operator speed and adds the Pick & Ban setting. Alibi is an infiltration specialist who comes with a defensive hologram and is part of the Italian Gruppo di Intervento Speciale (G.I.S.) unit. The … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege Now Available As Part of Free Play Days

If you haven’t got round to sample one of the more unique and interesting first person shooters of the current generation, this weekend gives you the opportunity. Rainbow Six: Siege is now available to be downloaded and played for free as part of Xbox’s regular Free Play Days promotion. If you’re unfamiliar with Free Play Days, developers allow one of their games to be played for one whole weekend, giving players on the fence about a certain game to try before they buy. Usually, they’ll also be able the purchase the game digitally for a reduced price, and any progress … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege Still Proves To Be Popular As Ever

In a recent blog post by Ubisoft, numbers for active players have been released, reporting that they have over 20 million players registered on the Rainbow Six: Siege network, with over 2.2 million active players each day. Rainbow Six: Siege originally started out with a roster of 20 operators, but now closing in on it’s second year, boasts 30 operators. Ubisoft Product Director Nicolas Lefebvre vows to keep this title in gamers hands for much longer: Our community is growing and so is our ambition to make Siege a shooter that is here to stay. The next few weeks are very … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege New DLC Velvet Shell Details

Mira is a defender that carries a new Vector 45 ACP SMG, ITA 12L Shotgun. This new character also lets you have a secondary shotgun. Mira can also make black mirrors out of the reinforced walls. You can see out, but the attackers cannot see in or shoot through the window. They’ll have to find other ways to destroy it. Shoot the oxygen tank at the bottom to drop the glass and have a window to mow down attackers with. Jackal is the new attacker with three different primary weapons to choose from. He is a tracker that can scan … Read More »

Ubisoft to adopt a new policy for all future DLC?

It seems that the days of Season Passes and paid for DLC packs could well be coming to an end – at least with Ubisoft and their games in the foreseeable future.  Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege has seen a consistent stream of free DLC since its release and Ubisoft recently announced that the game would receive another year of free content. Speaking to gameindustry.biz, Anne Blondel-Jouin who is Ubisoft’s VP of live operations had some bery interesting things to say about their experience with Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The key is if it’s not adding something on-top of the actual experience of … Read More »

Ubisoft Announces Next Rainbow Six Siege DLC

Details of the fourth and final year 1 DLC for Rainbow Six: Siege – Operation Red Crow – has been formally announced, after being teased on Ubisoft’s @Rainbow6Game Twitter. Last week, images of a crow or raven appeared, with some commenters reporting the text translates to “Time has Come”. Although the actual release date isn’t known for the new DLC, it’s guesstimated to be releasing around the Pro League Finals in mid-November. Season Pass holders will have the exclusive ability to play the new operators a week before anyone else can buy them with in-game currency. The Rainbow Six team will … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege Update Details

It’s that time again. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is to get another update and this ones pretty big. There are some general tweaks, some changes to some of the operators, as well as some new weapon attachments. You can read about all of the details right here, so lets dive right in. Operator Gadgets and Loadouts: Valkyrie now has 3 black eye cameras, down from 3. IQ & Montagne will now be able to deploy and unequip their gadgets faster. Weapon Balancing: The 417’s recoil has been reduced meaning it will be easier to string shots together. The 417’s … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege Available for Free This Weekend

What a time to be an Xbox gamer. Hot off the heels of the August Games With Gold announcement, Major Nelson took to Twitter to reveal that Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six: Siege will be available to play for free this weekend. Xbox Live Gold Members Can Play Rainbow Six Siege Free This Weekend only on Xbox One https://t.co/hb5f2qZbhP — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) July 27, 2016 Siege will be available from 9 AM PT on Thursday July 28, running through until 11:59 PM PT on Sunday, July 31. For us, it’ll be available from 4PM Thursday until 6:59 AM on Monday, and the … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege – Operation Skull Rain Details

Ubisoft have posted a new blog today detailing what players can expect from next month’s Rainbow Six Siege expansion, Operation Skull Rain. The blog post, which can be seen in full below, provides information of what to expect from new characters, a new map and some gameplay tweaks: Rainbow Six Siege’s Operation Skull Rain expansion is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 2. As with previous Rainbow Six Siege expansions, Operation Skull Rain includes two new Operators: Caveira and Capitão, both from Brazil’s Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais (BOPE). The new Operators will be instantly available to Season Pass … Read More »

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