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Rainbow Six: Siege Announces Pro League

In my opinion, Rainbow Six: Siege is probably the best shooter around at the moment. It isn’t your usual run and gun shooter, it requires patience and tactical play. It only seemed a natural progression therefore for a Pro League to be next! Ubisoft, Xbox & ESL have partnered up to announce the global competition. Xavier Marquis, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Creative Director said “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege was built from the ground up with competition in mind”.  Season One of the Pro league with kick off in Poland at the Intel Extreme Masters on March the 4th. … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Black Ice Operators Leaked

Images of the two new operators that will accompany Rainbow Six Siege’s Black Ice DLC have emerged online. The leak made its way to reddit via the user Fireinyoyrhole who found the images on the /vg/ Rainbw 6 General Thread on 4Chan and shows off the two new Canadian operators and their default load-outs. The two operators are called Frost and Buck. Frost is a female defense operator who has the ability to incapacitate enemies through a trap. Buck is an attack operator with an ability named Skeleton Key which adds a shotgun attachment to the under-barrel of his main weapon. Each … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege Patch 1.2 In Depth Notes

On their forums Ubisoft today released the patch notes for patch 1.2, which will be hitting Xbox One on the 14th of January. This patch aims to fix some of the major issues that shipped with the game, ranging from matchmaking improvements to connectivity  right down to skin unlocks. The notes are posted in full below: General Tweaks and Improvements Hit Registration Improvements Updated the server tick rate for all PC users, coming soon to consoles With the goal of improving positioning and shooting replication, we had deployed a first update on PC in which the player position update rate … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege’s Black ICE DLC Pushed Back To February

Operation Black Ice was originally slated for release in January, though it has now been revealed that Ubisoft has pushed the new content back to Febuary 2 for Season Pass holders. This season pass is different from most others, however. Owners of the pass will get boosts and a week of early access to the games new operators, but the maps release for free at the same time for everyone. Operation Black Ice will add two new operators from a Counter-Terrorism Unit to the game, both bringing new weapons and gadgets to the game. A new map and multiple new weapon skins … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege – Patch 1.1 Notes

Rainbow Six: Siege has a new patch soon. Here’s the full change log from the official Ubisoft forums. The full log is HUUUUGEEEE so here’s the highlights.   Community Health Implemented an auto-kick feature for intentional team killers General Tweaks & Improvements Hit Registration Fixed bugs on replication and kill cam: Pawn rotation latency Shield positioning while rappelling Shooting and moving while rappelling Kill cam replication issues Updated server tick rate for PC (intermittent & temporary) Playlist Changes PvP – Ranked playlist HUD has been synced with the Casual playlist Renamed Minimal HUD to Hardcore HUD Ranked Matchmaking Improvements Increased reliability … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege: Wasn’t live till 5am this morning

If your a fan of the Tom Clancy games and you pre-ordered Rainbow Six Siege with plans to collect it at midnight last night, maybe you should just of stayed in bed. The people who purchased the game may have noticed that the servers were down last night. Nope that wasn’t another issue like in the Beta! this was in-fact a planned decision by Ubisoft. According to the Ubisoft Support Site the games servers wouldn’t actually go live until 5am today, bit of a bummer if you collect the game last night. With all the server issues during the final Beta only a week or so before release full … Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege; LAN Support Confirmed

Today on DivisionBlog there was some information released for Siege: Back in mid September, Rainbow Six Siege went through a Closed Beta and Closed Technical Test phase. These tests were to prepare the game for launch both from a gameplay perspective as well as a connectivity and stability perspective. The changes post-Beta have now been made public for both Ranked, Unranked as well as a few Terrorist Hunt and individual operator changes. The biggest changes to the Operators, in our opinion, comes to those who use a shield such as Fuze, Blitz, and Montagne. Shield operators now have reduced hipfire accuracy … Read More »

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – The GSG 9 Unit

Rainbow is an elite team composed of members of the best Special Forces units from around the globe. In this new episode of Inside Rainbow, Ubisoft invite you to learn more about the GSG 9 Siege operators, the German counter-terrorism unit. Rainbow Six Siege is an exciting, new approach to the first-person shooter experience that puts tactical combat and masterful destruction at the center of the action. Lead your team of unique, counter-terrorist Rainbow operators through tense and thrilling combat scenarios, and achieve victory through smart preparation and strategic improvisation. Rainbow Six Siege will be available on Xbox One and … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege Will Not Have A Single-Player Campaign

At EGX 2015, Rainbow Six: Siege’s Art Director Scott Mitchell revealed that the game will not include a single player campaign, instead opting for a focus on the Multiplayer component. Specifically, Scott said: “There is no story mode per se. You go through training, where you get to experience different operators and their devices. You can play against enemy AI in co-op through all the maps. You can customise matches, so that’s what we’re offering on the single-player side of things”, adding that you will still be unlocking content as you would if you play PvP. Whilst it’s not unusual for … Read More »

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