With Rainbow Six Siege’s newest 12 months of content material updates looming on Xbox One, PS4, and PC, Ubisoft has provided a primary take a look at Outback, the brand new Australia-themed map to be added as a part of 12 months 4, Season 1.
Season 1, often called Operation Burnt Horizon, is poised to take Rainbow Six Siege to the intimidating expanse of Australia’s Outback, and introduces the aforementioned new map, new Operators, and extra. The map, in line with Ubisoft’s reveal post, is “an homage to all of the dusty service stations and motels that populate the forgotten highways of the continent, locations stuffed with hardworking locals and specialty menu objects you will discover nowhere else.”
The pitstop featured within the Outback map, which consists of a storage, motel, and restaurant, will get its personal Rainbow Six Siege twist, due to the nuclear convoy that is had a type of crashy mishap within the quick neighborhood. Every part of the map is distinct, and gamers can discover “rooms filled with souvenirs and cultural artifacts from many a roadside petrol station throughout the Nice Southern Land.” Ubisoft additionally notes that gamers would possibly spot “our pleasant resident mascot, Norman, within the restaurant, although we do ask that you just attempt to not stare.”
In line with Rainbox Six Siege’s assistant degree design director Jacques Wong, the brand new map has been constructed to stress decision-making and “a mode of gameplay that gamers have loved prior to now”. Whereas doorways are restricted, Wong explains that “Roamers can nonetheless create new paths by destroying partitions, and there is at all times the choice of adjusting flooring as a flanking technique. It is a medium-sized map, so gamers will not must go far to seek out various routes.”
Ubisoft additionally recently teased two new SASR Operators coming to Siege as a part of its 12 months 4, Season 1 replace. Described as “two outdated mates from manner again”, one is “a stoic Attacker who’s simply there to get the job executed, and the opposite is a quick-witted Defender who’s in it for the heart and glory”. Apparently this formidable duo additionally has entry to a tool “that’ll preserve roaming Defenders on their toes, and one which’ll go away Attackers at a little bit of a loss.”
A full reveal of Operation Burnt Horizon will happen through the Rainbow Six Siege Invitational, to be held in Montral on February 17th. You’ll be able to watch the entire thing unfold through the Rainbow Six Twitch channel for those who’re curious to know extra.