Report: Rainbow 6 Patriots pulled from retailer database

Rainbow 6 Patriots has reportedly been pulled from GameStop's database, a move that a source claims is rare unless a game has been canceled.

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We haven't heard a peep from Ubisoft on Rainbow 6 Patriots in a while, and a recent move from a retailer has raised further questions about the game's fate. GameStop has reportedly pulled the game from its database, and a source claims those in charge "actively flipped a switch" rather than any kind of automated time-based removal.

The source told IGN that GameStop doesn't usually remove a game from a large publisher from its database until it is officially dead. It's even rarer to pull a game that has appeared as a Game Informer cover story, as it owns the magazine. This doesn't necessarily mean the game has been shelved, but it does once again raise the question of what will happen to it.

After creative director David Sears left the project in 2012, Ubisoft assured fans that it was still alive and "evolving." Late last year, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said the game has a good chance of appearing on next-gen consoles.

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    May 17, 2013 7:30 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Report: Rainbow 6 Patriots pulled from retailer database.

    Rainbow 6 Patriots has reportedly been pulled from GameStop's database, a move that a source claims is rare unless a game has been canceled.

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      May 17, 2013 8:08 AM

      That blows! This game looked promising. Rainbow Six Vegas was dope. I'm so surprised this franchise only got two games this generation. It was such a huge franchise for Ubi before. Maybe next gen it will rise to prominence again.

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      May 17, 2013 8:11 AM

      oh no! this is one of the few games I was looking forward to

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      May 17, 2013 8:35 AM

      More like Heavy Rainbow Six.

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      May 17, 2013 1:59 PM

      The trailer for it was badass too. Damn.

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      May 17, 2013 3:10 PM

      a shacker was working on this

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        May 17, 2013 3:26 PM

        Eonix was but he had finished his work on it like a year ago and has moved onto the SC:Blacklist team

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      May 17, 2013 3:17 PM

      Aw man! I hope there is a next gen iteration pretty soon into the new consoles.

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      May 18, 2013 6:58 AM

      I miss the Xbox editions of this franchise. Some of the best Multiplayer gaming ever IMO.