Rainbow Six Siege Y5S3 full details revealed

Yesterday Ubisoft published all the details about the next Big Rainbow Six Siege Update – We show you what to expect with Operation: Shadow Legacy.

The Rainbow Six Siege Y5S3 update will bring a lot of new content, new attachments & equipment, chalet map rework and a lot more.

When will the Y5S3 Operation: Shadow Legacy Update be released ?: A new date was not mentioned, but Season 3 will start on September 11th. Then the update should also be published.

Below the preliminary Patch Notes 5.3, you will find a gameplay trailer for the Legacy Update.

 

R6 Operation: Shadow Legacy Preview

New Attacker: Sam “Zero” Fisher

  • 2 speed, 2 armor

  • Gadget: Argus

    • Cameras that can be drilled into a breakable or reinforced surfaces

      • Shot by a launcher

    • Provides intel from the other side

    • Each camera can fire a single laser to destroy gadgets or deal minor damage

  • Primary weapons:

    • SC3000K

    • MP7 (with an option for magnified optic)

  • Secondary weapons:

    • 57USG with an integrated suppressor

  • Secondary gadgets:

    • Grenade

    • Claymore

  • Counterplay & other interactions

    • Makes a distinctive noise when drilling through a surface

    • Can be shot

    • More visible than a Valkerie camera

    • Destroyed by electrified walls

    • Disabled by Mute’s jammers

    • Camera projectile intercepted by Jäger & Wamai

Map Rework: Chalet

  • More traversal options

    • More options for rappel

    • Roof now accessible

    • New staircase in Trophy Room leading upstairs

    • Blue hallway now also leads into wine cellar

  • Bombsites:

    • Top floor bombsite (not shown on stream)

    • Kitchen & Dining

    • Bar & Gaming Room

    • Snowmobile & Cellar

Gameplay Updates, New Features & Other Changes

Ping 2.0

  • Gadgets can now be marked by pings

    • Gadget type included on the marker

    • Pinging Operator-specific gadgets will also reveal the Operator to your team

  • Can be used in-person or through a drone/camera

  • Can ping both enemy and friendly gadgets

  • Old yellow pings now numbered per player

    • Numbering consistent across a match

New weapon optics

  • Two new non-zoom optics: Red dot & Holographic

  • New zoom optics: 1.5x, 2.0x & 3.0x zoom

    • Note: ACOG moved from 3.0x to 2.5x zoom

    • 3.0x zoom optic available on DMRs

  • Sensitivity can be adjusted per zoom level

Accessibility

  • New Accessibility settings tab

  • Adjust reticle color and opacity

  • Select a color blindness profile

New secondary gadget: Hardbreach Charge

  • Creates a small hole in a reinforced wall

    • Vaultable or crouchable

  • Long fuse (longer than a Thermite charge)

  • Can open a reinforced hatch

  • Automatic activation, no remote triggering

Reinforcement pool

  • Defenders have access to a common pool of 10 reinforcements

  • Applies to multiplayer and Training Grounds

EMP Grenade Rework

  • Previous behavior: multiple effects on gadgets (destroyed or temporarily disabled)

  • New unified behavior: all gadgets will now be temporarily disabled instead of destroyed

    • Increased importance of EMP timing

Map Ban

  • First introduced to Ranked & Unranked

    • Might be added to other playlists in the future

  • Each team can ban one of three random maps

    • Unbanned map will be played

    • Random map from the selection will be played when less than two maps get banned

Match Replay

  • Saves past matches, gives access to spectator mode

    • Lets you watch back any perspective

  • Up to 12 matches can be saved locally

  • Accessible via new Watch tab in-game

  • Currently in Alpha

Other changes

 

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Shadow Legacy: Gameplay and Tips

 

Source: Reddit

Written by: J.P.

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