With Watch_Dogs 2 just being released you may think that all of Ubisoft’s attention is going to be on their bright new child. Well this just isn’t the case, as just announced is the latest update for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, titled Operation Red Crow. This free update will see a new map appear for all players and two new operators that will arrive first for all Season Pass holders today (17th November), then a week later (24th November) for all other players.
With Operation Red Crow being the final add-on content for the first season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, the new siege map with be set within a Skyscraper, along with this the new operators are from Japan’s Special Assault Team, Hibana and Echo. Each feature weapons, skins and all expected features.
As highlighted above all players who purchased the Season Pass will get access to these new operators exclusively for seven days before the rest of the players on the server. Once the week has passed all other players will be able to unlock them with earned Renown or R6 Credits.
Along with this the Elite sets, a new customisation series, will be available for the first time with the release of Operation Red Crow. Each set will include a matching uniform and headgear, an operator card, a charm, an operator name and a signature victory animation. The first Operators to receive the honors are Kapkan, Sledge and Thermite.
The release of a second year of post-launch content was also announced, with a similar structure as the first year. This brand-new free content will include major updates, new operators, maps, modes, features and improvements.
New maps and modes will be free and available immediately to all players. New operators and most weapon skins can be unlocked with Renown or R6 Credits. This second year of content will kick off in February with the Six Invitational, an event dedicated to fans, including Pro League matches and exclusive gameplay, with more to be announced soon.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is currently available worldwide for PC and consoles.
For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, please visit rainbow6.com.