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Rainbow Six Siege Adds New Map, Three Operators Later This Month

The next major expansion for Rainbow Six Siege is just a few weeks away. Ubisoft has announced the release date and contents of the shooter’s next big update, though we don’t yet know many of the specifics. Operation Blood Orchid, as the next update is called, launches on August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It adds a new map and three Operators–one more than these expansions typically include. The map is set in Hong Kong, but Ubisoft hasn’t revealed what to expect from the Operators yet. All three ...

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Big Rainbow Six Siege Update Coming Tomorrow; Check Out Its Patch Notes

Rainbow Six Siege has been undergoing a substantial overhaul since earlier this summer, and today Ubisoft detailed the game’s next big update. Title Update 2.2.2 is launching tomorrow, and it’s designed to set the stage for even bigger changes coming later. The update’s most significant tweaks are to how multiplayer servers work. After the patch goes live, custom matches will have lower requirements for being hosted on dedicated servers. Currently, custom matches must have a full lobby within ten minutes of starting a match to get dedicated servers, otherwise they’ll ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Maintenance Coming Up, As “Operation Health” Update Detailed

Ubisoft is conducting a round of maintenance on the Rainbow Six Siege servers this week. Posting on its website, the company confirmed the maintenance period will follow this schedule: PS4 — 9 AM – 10 AM ET Xbox One — 10 AM – 11 AM ET PC — 11 AM — 11:59 AM ET During the maintenance period, Ubisoft will perform some kind of a “rank reset,” while the background art will change to reflect the start of the game’s Operation Health initiative. The other big piece of news about ...

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Beslan school siege: Russia 'failed to prevent' massacre

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia failed to take measures to prevent the school siege in the city of Beslan in 2004, in which more than 330 people died. The court has also criticised Moscow for its investigation of the case. In the siege, Chechen separatists took more than 1,000 hostages, the vast majority of them children. It ended when Russian security forces stormed the building. Survivors say the troops used excessive force. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Home

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Rainbow Six Siege Patch Notes Revealed, See All The Changes And Fixes Here

A new patch for the team-based shooter Rainbow Six Siege is coming out tomorrow, February 21, on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Ubisoft has now released the patch notes for the update. As posted in the game’s forums, Patch 2.1.1 fixes lots and lots of issues, including a wacky-sounding one where players would spawn with the point of view of a “distant camera.” The patch also fixes a problem where, in some circumstances, it was impossible to crouch and melee simultaneously. The new Siege patch also makes a lot ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Getting Bartlett University Bonus Map for Free; Operation Red Crow Out Now

Rainbow Six Siege will be getting a bonus map for free in its upcoming 5.2 patch. The shooter has only just received its big 5.0 update–including the Operation Red Crow DLC–but players can look forward to playing Bartlett University, which is coming soon. Bartlett University was a bonus map seen in the Situations single-player mode–unlocked when players completed all other Situations–and has been highly requested by fans to be placed into the game’s standard multiplayer modes. The news that it will be introduced to multiplayer playlists comes as Operation Red ...

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Japanese-Themed Rainbow Six Siege Update Teased (and Possibly Leaked)

We know more Rainbow Six Siege content is on the way, and it looks as if the next batch of it will be announced soon. Siege’s official Twitter account sent out an image of a bird on a red background. This was accompanied by a brief line in Japanese about the time arriving for something. Given the language and the message itself, it stands to reason that we’ll be hearing about new Siege DLC before long. The thing is, we may already know at least some of what that announcement ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Patch Stops Players From Quitting to Avoid Ratting Out Their Team

One of the most recent operators added to Rainbow Six Siege is one who possesses the ability to interrogate enemy players to receive information about their team. A dirty tactic has emerged for not letting that happen, but the newest patch for the game prevents it from happening. Ubisoft has detailed update 4.3, which arrives today on PC and is scheduled for release on October 18 for consoles. There’s the usual array of bug fixes in addition to improvements to Siege’s network infrastructure, changes which Ubisoft said should “boost stability ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Cheaters Are About to Get Their Comeuppance

Ubisoft has announced it will begin banning Rainbow Six Siege players that have been using software to cheat in online multiplayer matches. In a post on the Ubisoft forums, the company said its BattlEye “has been tracking various cheating software” since it was implemented, and will now begin to cull the offending players. “Since its launch, BattlEye has been tracking various cheating software that cheaters have been running in Rainbow Six Siege, but it has not been actively banning,” it explained. “Starting today we are going to begin banning players ...

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