Rainbow Six Siege received a new update that brings many features, such as an entire map rework and new challenges. The major update is also introducing a brand new operator.
The Operation Shadow Legacy update welcomes Sam Fisher from the praised Splinter Cell as a new operator. The new challenges are also said to be the best so far. Here is what you need to know.
Rainbow Six Siege Major Update: What’s New
The Operation Shadow Legacy update brings new weapon scopes, a full rework of the Chalet map, an upgraded ping system, and much more. Sam Fisher from Splinter Cell is also coming, and things are about to get more exciting.
Rainbow Six Siege has been getting patched and updated a lot recently, with the futuristic MUTE Protocol event still going on. The event kicks off Season 2 of the game’s Year 5 content, and it really brings a new and intriguing spin on the game’s Secure Area mode. Now, Ubisoft has announced new content coming in the next major update and released even a trailer. You can watch it below.
The Operation Shadow Legacy, as mentioned above, is bringing the famous Sam Fisher of Splinter Cell to the Rainbow Six Siege as a playable operator. The update will also surprise players with a ton of new features and quality life changes, like the recent match cancellation feature introduced back in June.
First, lots of Rainbow Six Siege’s weapons are going to receive brand new scope options with new sights, new zoom levels, and an overhaul regarding which operators can use which sights and scopes.
Furthermore, the snowy Chalet map is going to be entirely revamped. Some aspects of the map’s layout and aesthetic design will be changed. Also, the game’s ping system is getting overhauled through the Ping 2.0 system, allowing players to enjoy new ping markers, the ability to ping from drones, and contextual information.
Finally, other tools and weapons are coming to Rainbow Six Siege, like a secondary breaching weapon for attackers and an upgrade for the EMP grenade. A new match reply feature arrives on the Alpha test phase, too, so players can watch past matches.