New Rainbow Six Siege map added with latest patch

A new Rainbow Six Siege the map was released with a patch Y7S1.2, its first new card in 3 years. Named Emerald Plains, the new map is set in a country club and private ranch in Northern Ireland.

New Rainbow Six Siege map features two floors and a roof that are designed specifically with the purpose of having distinct landmarks for orientation and making clear calls easily. Players can familiarize themselves with the new map with plans provided on Ubisoft site.

Here is a video of the new Rainbow Six Siege menu:

New Rainbow Six Siege The patch also included several gameplay adjustments. Here is an overview of them.

OPERATOR BALANCING

BANDIT

  • Bandit can now attach multiple batteries to the same surface or device.

BLACK BEARD

  • Added Claymore (removed infraction charges).

ENGAGEMENT

  • Gridlock now has 4 Trax rounds (was 3).

NOMAD + ORYX

  • Knockdown effect cooldown is now 1.25s (was 2s).
  • Operators will now remain prone after recovering from a knockback effect.

DIRECTOR

  • Increased duration and cooldown of Glance Smart Glasses to 20 seconds each (was 10 seconds).

YING

  • Reduced Candelas flash duration to 1.4s (was 2.8s).
  • Increased the number of Candelas to 4 (was 3).

GADGET BALANCING

CLAYMORE

  • Increased number of Claymores to 2 (was 1).

ADJUSTMENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS

PLAYER COMFORT

FoV

  • Added Field of View slider on console (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X).
  • Please note that setting the field of view above 60 may result in lower frame rate and some graphical issues.

GAME HEALTH

Map rotations

  • Removed Outback from the Newcomer playlist.

BUGS FIXES

GAME

FIXED – Various team deathmatch issues.

FIXED – Players do not get points for destroying drones during the “Preparation phase”.

FIXED – Operators take damage after being pushed through a destroyed wall by Nomad or Oryx.

FIXED – Operators affected by Capitão’s Suffocation Bolt still take damage after the fire goes out and Capitão exits the game.

FIXED – Montagne will keep his ballistic shield equipped if Oryx pushes it while retracting the shield.

FIXED – Defenders can see Jackal’s footprints in assist mode after logging back in.

LEVEL DESIGN

FIXED – Various LOD issues on the Emerald Plains map.

FIXED – Various LOD issues on multiple maps.

THE OPERATORS

FIXED – Various issues with the Azami Kiba barrier.

FIXED – Deployable gadgets get destroyed when Kapkan deploys his EDD nearby.

FIXED – Tachanka can kill hostage when Death Hostage setting is disabled.

FIXED – Various operator visual effects issues.

USER EXPERIENCE

FIXED – Various localization issues.

FIXED – Various customization issues.

FIXED – Various UI issues.

FIXED – Various shop issues.

FIXED – Various audio and SFX issues.

FIXED – Various Battle Pass issues.

FIXED – Missing blood particles when taking damage.

FIXED – Various key binding issues.

FIXED – Several playlist and matchmaking issues.

Rainbow Six Siege is currently available for Windows PC (via Steamthe Epic Games Store, Ubisoft Storeand Uplay), PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

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