Crimson Heist is Now Available in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege, Free Week Begins March 19
Discover the new operator Flores and a Border map rework
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — March 17, 2021 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that Crimson Heist, the first season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow SixSiege Year 6, is now available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, the Xbox One family of consoles, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC, including Ubisoft+, the Ubisoft subscription service*. This new season brings innovations with the addition of the Argentinian operator Flores, the Border map rework, the new Gonne-6 secondary weapon and the Match Replay beta, amongst other updates. Additionally, players will be able to play Rainbow Six Siege and Crimson Heist for free from March 19 to March 25**.
Year 6 Season 1 comes with a brand-new Battle Pass, including 100 tiers and 131 rewards, available until May 25. The Battle Pass includes a free and a Premium track available for 1200 R6 Credits. For the first time in Rainbow Six Siege history, the Premium Battle Pass will include the new operator Flores. Owners of the Premium Battle Pass can play with Flores immediately, while other players can unlock him with Renown or R6 Credits starting March 30. New seasonal content including the Border map rework, Match Replay Beta, and the Gonne-6 are available right now for free and for all players.
In Crimson Heist, players will discover a brand-new attacker: Flores. Equipped with an original gadget called the RCE – Ratero Charge, Flores can deploy a remote-controlled explosive device at his feet and drive it through the map during a limited period of time until it detonates in a powerful explosion. Flores is armed with an AR33 or a SR-25 as a primary weapon and a GSH-18 as a secondary weapon. In addition to the new operator, players will have access to a reimagined Border map, which has been newly reworked with an interior balcony connecting the East staircase to Break room. The bathroom has also been extended to be connected to the Tellers. Players will play in a new challenging environment with some entries blocked, a reduced number of destructible walls and an additional outside staircase.
Additional updates are coming with Crimson Heist:
- Match Replay Beta
- Newcomer playlist rework
- Drone proximity awareness
- Disabled state for electronic gadgets
- Operators price decrease
- Seasonal weapon skins
In addition, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available for free from Thursday, March 19 to Thursday, March 25** on Playstation®4, Playstation®5***, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, and Windows PC. Players will also benefit from a discount up to 70% during this period, depending on the platform and version of the game. For more information, please visit: rainbow6.com/freeweek.
*Ubisoft+ is $19.95 per month. Cancel anytime. More information at ubisoftplus.com.
**Free week ends on March 21 for Steam players.
***During the free week, Playstation®5 players will access the Playstation®4 version without any next gen visual enhancements.
About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Alongside a thriving professional esports scene and a community of over 70 million registered players, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of a fast-paced, ever-evolving multiplayer experience grounded in the selection of unique operators. Using the right mix of tactics and destruction, Rainbow Six teams engage their enemies in sieges, where both sides have exclusive skills and gadgets at their disposal. Defenders prepare by transforming the environments around them into modern strongholds, while attackers use recon drones to gain intel for carefully planning their assault. With access to dozens of operators inspired by real-world counterintelligence agents from around the globe, players can choose exactly how they want to approach each challenge they encounter. Through the constant addition of new operators and maps that add to the depth of both strategy and combat, the unpredictability of each round of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege sets a new bar for intensity and competition in gaming.
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