Ubisoft has revealed the content roadmap for Rainbow Six Siege’s seventh year. As usual, it includes four new operators, but 2022 will see the addition of three new maps, much-requested cross-play and cross-progress, and a host of new improvements to the system. Siege player behavior.
Starting with season one’s Demon Veil Campaign, revealed yesterday, Rainbow Six Siege will receive four more playable controllers. Azami, a Japanese defender, has been given full details, but the other three have only just been revealed. Season two will add a new Belgian operator, season three will introduce an operator from Singapore and the last operator to land in season four will be from Colombia.
Midway through season one, we’ll see a new competitive map in the form of the Emerald Plains set up by Ireland. Season three will also add a new competitive map. A third new map will also be available, coming in season two, however this Greek-setup map will be exclusive to the new Team Deathmatch game mode and not available for traditional competitive Siege matches.
In addition, a new shooting range will be added in season two, which will provide a place to test guns and practice weapons maneuvers. A series of ‘operator tips’ will also be added, in an attempt to better explain to new players how the many unique characters in Siege work. In season three, Ranked 2.0 – an overhauled version of Siege’s ranked competitive mode – will be introduced.
Ubisoft is also working on cross-play and cross-progress for console and PC, but note that this will take longer than expected. Therefore, it is currently scheduled to premiere in season 4, right at the end of this year.
In addition to this new content, Ubisoft plans to make a series of improvements to Siege’s player system. In season one, changes will be made to the way player disconnection is detected and handled in an effort to provide a fairer experience. Season two will continue the battle against malicious players by restricting friendly fire abusers, while season three will add a reporting system to the Match Replay feature, allowing you to report violations. if you spot them in a replay. A new Reputation Point system will debut in season four, which will reward good behavior while deterring repeat offenders. Joining all of this, naturally, would be seasonal balance updates. There will also be console-specific updates to allow personalization of target control, controller mapping, and field of view settings.
As usual, balancing, gameplay upgrades, and map content will be provided for free, but operators will be provided via paid battle passes. These can be purchased seasonally, but there will also be a Year 7 Pass, available until March 21, which unlocks every operator up to 14 days early. Two variants are available this year, the regular one for $40 (basically the standard four seasons that go in one pack) or the $60 Premium Five Pass that also comes with exclusive weapon skins, credits, and more. use VIP and 20 additional ranks on the battle card.
For more, check out the full details on what’s to come in Rainbow Six Siege year 7, part one. And to see what else is going on in Tom Clancy-Verse, be sure to read our review of the recently released Rainbow Six Extraction.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK News and Entertainment Writer.
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