Rainbow Six Siege News


Rainbow Six Patriots was cancelled in favor of Rainbow Six Siege

By David Craddock, Aug 01, 2016 1:45pm PDT

Patriots was originally slated to follow 2008's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, but a desire to go all-in on competitive multiplayer led to Siege.


"Although it wouldn't been nice to see both games, I'm really glad they made Siege. One of my ..."

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PC and Xbox One players can play Rainbow Six: Siege for free from now until Monday afternoon

By David Craddock, Jul 28, 2016 12:55pm PDT

As of today at 1pm Eastern, Xbox One and PC owners can play for free until 1pm Eastern on Monday, August 1.


"Sorry, guys! I changed the wording. It should be reflected soon. Long week, running on fumes."

- David Craddock see all 6 comments

Ubisoft details Rainbow Six Siege's Operation Skull Rain update

By David Craddock, Jul 25, 2016 3:18pm PDT

Highlights include two new operators and R6 Siege's 'most destructible map to date.'


Smoke and Mirrors: The Half-Truths and Misrepresentation of Past E3s

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 10, 2016 3:00pm PDT

I spy with my cynical eye...


"Not a bad little article on the pitfalls of hype....and now, back to our regularly scheduled hype."

- ornee see all 5 comments

Rainbow Six Siege: Starter Edition available on PC for $15

By David Craddock, Jun 02, 2016 1:35pm PDT

This limited-time package provides access to all the content in the full game; you just have to go about accessing it a bit differently.


"I own all those, but I'm playing Destiny. Actually Overwatch is pretty gorram fun."

- Wadmaasi see all 14 comments

New details regarding Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Dust Line revealed

By David Craddock, May 09, 2016 12:55pm PDT

Two new operators and a free map are just some of what await Siege players when the game's update hits this Wednesday, May 11.


"This how much I havent played it. I need to give it more attention."

- DozIR_ see all 8 comments

Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Dust Line drops on May 11

By David Craddock, May 04, 2016 3:00pm PDT

The next DLC for Ubisoft's tactical shooter includes new characters and a Middle Eastern setting.


Rainbow Six: Siege Season 2 DLC is Operation Dust Line

By John Keefer, Apr 22, 2016 2:10pm PDT

Not all the news out of Ubisoft is related to glitches in The Division.


"Fun game, but its hard, with all the crazy angles people can get by blowing holes in the ..."

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Rainbow Six Siege on PC goes free to play this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Apr 14, 2016 8:51am PDT

Want to bust down some doors without having to spend a dime? Then you should check out Rainbow Six Siege this weekend.


"Great game, try it out now if you haven't. Easily my favorite multiplayer shooter in years."

- Hemtroll see all 6 comments

Rainbow Six Siege patch 2.1 fixes a lot of its major issues; patch notes, size, and date revealed

By Daniel Perez, Feb 11, 2016 7:54am PST

Rainbow Six Siege's latest patch will fix a lot of the game's major issues, which includes the T-Pose glitch, Blitz's head model reduction, and more.


"$60 CAD "on sale"... still not low enough to convince me to jump in ;("

- errational see all 21 comments

Rainbow Six Siege patch 2.0 introduces a bunch of new bugs

By Daniel Perez, Feb 05, 2016 7:40am PST

The patch is causing more harm than good.


"They're getting Tpose? ROFL, did they do ANY QA testing before rolling this out? That's the most ..."

- vertdang see all 5 comments

Rainbow Six Siege receives Operation Black Ice DLC for free today

By Daniel Perez, Feb 02, 2016 9:43am PST

Operation Black Ice is available across all version of Rainbow Six Siege, although Season Pass holders get first dibs with these new operators.


"I like that they are releasing the DLC for free. That's a good way to get people to keep playing ..."

- FirstPersonCooter see all 2 comments

Rainbow Six Siege launches refer-a-friend program this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Dec 18, 2015 7:11am PST

The program will only be good for this weekend, so get out there and start recruiting!


"sent. 1 left, holding on to it in case one of the above has trouble with their key. thanks everyone!"

- GrimmyD see all 61 comments

Rainbow Six Siege PC requirements revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2015 9:35am PST

The time for delays is almost over, but before Rainbow Six Siege arrives, Ubisoft has issued the game's PC requirements.


Rainbow Six Siege preview: Here's the Situation

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2015 9:00am PDT

Rainbow Six Siege is quickly approaching its December release date, so Shacknews went to check up on how it's coming along. In addition to trying out PvE and PvP modes, we also got our first look at the game's single-player scenarios called Situations.


"If Vegas is the slower more tactical experience you look back on and this doesn't live up to, ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 6 comments