Recently, we see that many games with multiplayer support are gradually gaining cross-platform, that is, cross-platform feature. Here’s Ubisoft also signed the Rainbow Six: Siege cross-platform announcement with its statement. With the new seon, many innovations are also added to the game. The details given on the subject are as follows;
Rainbow Six: Siege gets cross-platform support
Ubisoft has announced that Operation Solar Raid, the final season of the 7th year of Rainbow Six Siege, will arrive on December 6. This season, which offers great innovations; will introduce many long-awaited features, including new security measures, cross-play and cross-progress, a new and improved Battle Pass, a new map, a new Colombian operator, and the new Ranked 2.0. In addition, cosmetic items from the Square Enix and NieR collaboration, inspired by NieR:Automata and NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139., are coming to the store today.
Operation Solar Raid introduces the new defender Solis and its high-importance, intelligence-gathering SPEC-IO Electro-Sensor device for coordinated strategy. Solis; drones can clearly analyze and identify raiding devices and other attacking devices. Its gloves also allow it to interact with the device and initiate cluster scanning. The Solis is a medium-speed, medium-healthy operator with the P90 or ITA 12L as the primary weapon and the SMG-11 as the secondary weapon.
Solar Raid brings a new experience to the Ranked playlist. First, players’ rank is no longer determined by their MMR, but by the Rank Points they earn or lose after each Ranked match. Each degree now has five sections, and each level requires 100 Degree Points to advance to the next. In addition, a new rank, the Emerald, was added between Platinum and Diamond.
MMR, on the other hand, will be known as a new value, or skill, as it leaves the players’ rank. The skill will be a hidden value for all playlists and will be transferred from season to season. There will no longer be squad MMR restrictions, and players will be able to team up with any of their friends. The new algorithm will adapt matchmaking despite varying skill levels among teammates. Finally, the Ranked reward system has been revamped: players will receive a reward for each rank level reached throughout the season, and the rewards will be given at the end of each season.
Also 7. Year 4. The season brings exciting new updates to Rainbow Six Siege, such as cross-play and cross-progress. Console players will now be able to team up with friends on other consoles via Ubisoft Connect. Players who want to exit cross play can turn off Cross Play Matchmaking from the options menu. After logging into their Ubisoft Connect account, players’ progress, credits and items will be shared across all platforms. In addition, they will receive one free Alpha Package on their Ubisoft Connect account.
Along with the new operator Solis, a brand new map, Nighthaven Labs, is coming in the season release. This map, which serves as an extension of Nighthaven’s headquarters; With the open sea, green slopes and clear skies, it invites players to discover its impeccable architecture and the technological wonders on display. The interior has many access points that allow for free navigation routes, especially if players are ready to tear down many destructible walls. Both attackers and defenders will have to avoid acting too casually, as they can easily be surrounded and lose their position.
Designed for creative strategies, this R&D facility challenges players to take advantage of unusual opportunities, such as the exit hatch just outside the Meeting Room. Nighthaven Labs will not be banned during Operation Solar Raid to allow players to learn and play the new map throughout the season.
This season, the Reputation Score Indicator will allow players to access their Reputation Ranking. During the upcoming beta phase in Operation Solar Raid, players will not receive any positive or negative effects depending on this ranking. The goal is to start with a secure engagement process that gives everyone the chance to adapt and change their interactions with their play style accordingly.
The Battle Pass has evolved from a two-tier system to one with branching paths. Now players can plan their progress and prioritize the rewards they want. Whichever path they choose first, they’ll still be able to unlock all the tiles and complete the Battle Pass.
Ubisoft has partnered with Square Enix to create NieR-inspired looks at Rainbow Six Siege. The 2D-inspired Iana Elite set in NieR:Automata and the hero-inspired Maverick deck from NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 will be available in store on November 21.
The highly demanded quality of life and balancing updates come with the release of Operation Solar Raid. Quality of life updates include; removal of friendly fire during the preparatory phase, the possibility to change the types of ammo for Zofia and Capitao’s devices without the need to equip them, a bomb area marker update and regulation that prevents the speed of the drone from slowing down in cross-progression when using a controller. Finally, to rebalance the relationship between operator speed and health, all operators will now be moving at the same speed, aimed.
This season, a new accessibility update has been added, which also introduces team color customization options to operator devices and Observation Vehicles. Color preferences are reflected in the visuals of the devices, helping players determine what belongs to a teammate and what belongs to an opponent. When using the Observation Tools, LEDs now match the selected team colors, allowing to understand whether they are being used by a teammate or an opponent.