Season 4 of Rainbow Six Siege is coming up just around the corner. Dubbed “Operation Phantom Sight” the latest expansion adds two new characters, gives an existing map a face-lift, and adds a ton of new nuanced features to the world of Siege, including ranked UI updates. During a recent hands-on event for the upcoming content, we had the opportunity to sit down with Rainbow Six Siege’s Community Developer Craig Robinson to discuss all the new features in detail.
As I talked about in detail in my hands-on preview, the two new playable characters in Operation Phantom Sight focus on stealth and counter-stealth tactics. Nokk introduces a stealth suit to the game and Warden has special glasses that can see through not only Nokk’s suit but flashbangs and smoke grenades as well. During the interview, Craig goes into detail about how they both fit into the metagame, strategies for using both, and the challenges of finding a balance between old and new characters.
Along with the two new playable characters, Operation Phantom Sight also makes some major changes to the Kafe Dostoyevky map. Craig discusses how a few things have been moved around here and there, and some details have changed to up the tactical appeal and why. There’s also a ton of new info on UI updates, as well as tweaks to gameplay and other such patches throughout the interview. You can check out everything we chatted about in the embedded video below to get an in-depth look at all the details for yourself.
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