Ubisoft Montreal’s Rainbow Six Siege got here out in 2015 and, since that point, the neighborhood for the net tactical shooter has benefited from a gentle inflow of updates and new content material. And the sport’s growth staff intends it to maintain going sturdy for a number of years to return, with a next-gen improve 5 years to the day after the sport’s launch and even a rumored bodily deluxe version of Rainbow Six Siege for the PlayStation 5.
The subsequent seasonal replace for Rainbow Six Siege was teased on the sport’s official Twitter web page on February 16, and now it’s been formally introduced. Operation Crimson Heist, which works reside on March 16, will introduce Operator Flores and his new gadget, amongst different issues.
Kicking off Rainbow Six Siege’s sixth yr, Flores is a brand new medium-speed, medium armor Attacker from Argentina who will arrive on scene with an AR33 assault rifle and SR-25 marksman rifle for major weapons, the GSH-18 handgun as his secondary, and the selection of both a Claymore or set of Stun Grenades as his secondary gadget.
Flores’ major gadget, the RCE-Ratero, releases as much as 4 explosive radio-controlled drones that may blow up Rainbow Six Siege Defender obstacles and devices, environmental destructibles like partitions, and even enemy gamers. The gadget can after all be stopped with a well-aimed shot or by utilizing Mute’s jammers, Mozzie’s Pests, electrified barbed wire, or lasers. The RCE-Ratero might be steered however, as soon as the drone’s explosive system is triggered, both manually or robotically after 10 seconds, it’ll anchor itself, develop into bulletproof, and explode after a brief fuse countdown.
Flores received’t be the one operative becoming a member of the fray with an explosive potential; different Attackers will achieve entry to a brand new secondary weapon that’s being added to the sport. Rainbow Six Siege’s Gonne-6 is not going to be significantly helpful for killing as a result of it holds just one explosive spherical, and its function is to destroy Defenders’ bulletproof devices like Deployable Shields, Bulletproof Cameras, and Maestro’s Evil Eye. This new weapon is meant to revive a little bit of steadiness in Rainbow Six Siege, which has begun to skew a bit in favor of Defenders.
Along with Flores, his new explosive gadget, and the Gonne-6, the Rainbow Six Siege growth staff is continuous its effort to revamp and enhance the sport’s maps. The Border map has at all times been a bit troublesome to defend as a consequence of its format, and the rework introduces a lot of adjustments, each giant and small, to extend defensibility and mobility. A couple of of those adjustments embody the addition of an exterior staircase to the Archives balcony, the removing of a few of the map’s entry factors, and the extension of the toilet with a brand new destructible wall.
Rainbow Six Siege is accessible on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X/S.