Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Sixth Guardian Program Y5S4: The AbleGamers Charity

In Year 5 Season 4, we are launching the Sixth Guardian Program! We aim to support a charity through an in-game bundle on Siege, spanning a full Season per bundle released. 100% of net proceeds, with a minimum of $6 USD per bundle sold will go to the charity. Your purchases will help to directly support a charity and help a diverse range of causes. Together, we hope to unite the Rainbow Six Siege community and make a positiv...

Y5S3.3.1 TACHANKA COMMUNITY PATCH NOTES

BALANCING SHUMIKHA LAUNCHER Tachanka’s RP-46 Degtyaryov turret has been replaced with the Shumikha Laucher. This launcher shoots grenades that generate areas of fire 1 second after the first bounce. The Shumikha Launcher is equipped with a fixed 5-grenade magazine. Tachanka has a total of 10 grenades available. Grenades are inserted one by one. DP27 LMG The DP27 LMG is now available as a primary weapon option for Tachanka an...

Operation Neon Dawn

We are ending Year 5 of Rainbow Six Siege stronger than ever with the supercharged season Operation Neon Dawn! For this occasion, we’re introducing another Defender to our roster: fierce Thai Operator Aruni. She is equipped with the Surya Gate, a device that zaps drones and projectiles. This new Unique Ability will have opponents' heads spinning. You’ll find all the information about the season’s changes below, from the Skys...

Y5S4 Pre-Season Designer's Notes

The Utility Meta We have taken good note of the Pro and Community feedback. We recognize that the current meta revolving around heavy utility in defense is causing issues to the health of the game. This is a global issue, tied to multiple Operators that will require several changes. As a result, we are taking a few important steps to try to address it. Catchers Catcher Operators are able to deny Attackers utility (projectile...

Sugar Fright

It’s All Hallows’ Eve. Creeping away from the horrors of the battlefield, Frost indulges in the nostalgic fun of Halloweens’ past: candy. From October 27th to November 10th 2020, experience the chills of Sugar Fright! LEARN MORE

Y5S3.3 Patch Notes

Y5S3.3 was released on PC on October 20th. BALANCING ACE Ace couldn't handle all the thirst from his fans. Reduced the number of explosive ticks of the SELMA Aqua Breacher to 2 ticks (down from 3). FROST Shoot your shot(gun). Added the ITA12S as a secondary weapon. GLAZ Reduced vision recovery time to 0.4s (down from 1s). Reduced movement penalization by 50% to 12s (up from 6s). MELUSI MP5 primary will replace the T-5. Optic...

Y5S3.3 DESIGNER'S NOTES

In this latest edition of Designer’s Notes, we'll go into more detail about the balancing changes that’ll come with the 3.3 patch and give you an insight into the reasons behind these changes. BALANCING MATRIX AND TOP OPERATOR BANS WIN DELTA VS. PRESENCE Please note that we are using...

Y5S3.2 PATCH NOTES

Patch Y5S3.2 will go out to PC the week of October 5th. For consoles, the Y5S3.2 and Y5S3.3 updates will be bundled together and released when the 3.2 patch is ready. BUG FIXES GAMEPLAY FIXED - If a deployable shield is placed in a doorway, players are sometimes blocked by the doorframe when trying to vault over it. FIXED – Yellow Pings were not displayed in Replay Mode. FIXED – Only the first Trax Stinger deployed could be ...

TACHANKA REWORK

We announced it at the beginning of the year, and finally our very first ever Operator rework is here. Russian Defender Tachanka has proven to be a well-liked character in the community, but he came with a set of flaws we wanted to address and repair. That’s why he has traded his beloved turret to create an all-new way of moving. We have given our trusty Operator a fresh spin through a new gadget, a new primary weapon as wel...

Top Issues and Community Concerns

We will be updating the following list regularly to outline the status of certain issues that are currently pressing for our community. Updated: October 02nd 2020 We will be updating the following list regularly to outline the status of certain issues that are currently pressing for our community. Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and should only be used as a reference to give a general idea of where our focus cu...

Y5S3.1 PATCH NOTES

The Y5S3.1 update contains primarily a backlog of bug fixes from the TS that did not make it in time for the season update. UPDATES VOTE-TO-KICK REMOVAL In this update we will be removing the vote-to-kick feature from Quick Match (vote-to-kick was previously only available in Quick Match.) We've been monitoring the use of vote-to-kick for the last seasons and have confirmed that it is indeed a highly abused feature used as a...

Y5S3 SHADOW LEGACY PATCH NOTES ADDENDUM

Updates and fixes made over the course of the Y5S3 Test Server. For the full Shadow Legacy Patch Notes, follow the link below. UPDATES PING 2.0 We’re currently evaluating the feedback that we’ve received on Ping 2.0 over the course of the Test Server. So far, we've observed that the benefits of the new ping system are more heavily weighted towards more casual players, but we also understand the potential drawbacks raised by ...

Operation Shadow Legacy Now Available

Operation Shadow Legacy, the third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 5, is now available. This new season brings innovation with the addition of Sam Fisher from the Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell saga as a new operator, a rework of the Chalet map, an improvement of the ping system and many other key updates. Owners of the Year 5 Pass can play with Zero aka Sam Fisher immediately, while other players can unlock him with Renown or R6 Credits starting September 17. New seasonal content, inc...

NEW RAINBOW SIX SIEGE STREAMER CHARMS FOR Y5S3!

ANNOUNCING THE NEXT Y5S3 STREAMER CHARMS! Each season will bring the release of new charms, as well as a return of the streamer’s charms from previous seasons! NEW Alfredoplays Ad9m Rubsarb KittyR6 RETURNING Beaulo SexyCake WhiteShark67 PaladinAmber Interro Pengu Just9n Zigueira Kale...

GUIDE TO ADS SENSITIVITY IN Y5S3

Let’s talk sensitivity. ADS sensitivity (not your feelings). Today we’re going to teach you how to convert your old sensitivity settings from the old sensitivity system to the new one in Y5S3. Keep in mind that when Shadow Legacy goes live, it will automatically convert your old sensitivity settings into the new system! The automatic conversion should preserve the original ADS feeling you had before the new season when it go...