May 21, 2020

Operation Steel Wave adds new R6 operators Ace and Melusi

Operation Steel Wave is now live on the Rainbow Six test servers, giving players their first chance to try out the new operators. When a Rainbow Six: Siege update adds new operators, there are often many new quirks to find and test. Between the explosive Ace and the sonic Melusi, fans can be sure that […]

May 18, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Steel Wave full reveal

Following a slew of leaks and rumors, Ubisoft has officially released new details on the next major Rainbow Six Siege update. The Operation Steel Wave reveal introduces two new operators, Ace and Melusi, along with the highly anticipated House map. In addition, the developers have introduced a balancing tweak for Amaru, a new gadget, and […]

May 16, 2020

The state of R6 Siege and #SaveSiege explained

As the pandemic continues, Ubisoft forges ahead with revamping their esports scene and continuing with their Year 5 roadmap. Though shelter-in-place orders forced employees to work at home, Ubisoft has rolled out patches and a new game mode during these uncertain times. Despite their efforts, however, the community is still unsatisfied with the state of […]

May 12, 2020

Gamers Without Borders R6 tournament won by The Ultimates

Gamers Without Borders, a worldwide competition, has stepped up to organize an international charity tournament running across popular esports titles like Rainbow Six Siege, Dota 2, and PUBG Mobile. Funds will go to partnering charities, including the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund World Health Organization, GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance, and Direct Relief. The King Salman Humanitarian […]

May 5, 2020

Rainbow Six: Siege esports stars North American League with Canada Division

Ubisoft announced major plans to change Rainbow Six: Siege esports with a brand new league earlier today. They’re introducing the North American League as they end the Rainbow Six Pro League. Notably, this provides more direct representation for Canadian esports, an important mark for esports news. Rainbow Six North American League In North America, there […]

April 23, 2020

Consequences of the Rainbow Six: Siege Y5S1.2 patch

The new update for Rainbow Six: Siege Year 5 Season 1, released in the middle of Operation Void Edge, unveils a swath of operator balancing changes. The R6 Y5S1.2 patch notes reveal bug fixes and raises the skill caps for pro players. It also fixes dynamic play button issues and a major glitch in the […]

April 6, 2020

Rainbow Six: Siege best defenders for each role

Fans entering the world of Rainbow Six: Siege may be intimidated by the number of operators and their different functions. R6 entered Year 5 Season 1 recently, introducing the new operators Iana and Oryx, and reaching a new level of esports interest. The dynamic roles of attackers and defenders in Siege make the tactical FPS […]

March 13, 2020

Rainbow Six: Siege patch notes: A new year and season

March 10 marks the start of Year 5 Season 1 with a Rainbow Six: Siege patch. In approximately 70 gigabytes of an update for PC players and 43 GB for console, Ubisoft brings more to the game than just a few new operators in Operation Void Edge. Here are the major things fans should need […]

March 4, 2020

Rainbow Six: Siege best Attackers for each role

Rainbow Six: Siege attack phases require not just aim, but also strategy. On the attacking side, every player takes up a role. In addition to the shot caller, or in-game leader, here are a few other operator roles to help understand an attacking team composition. Entry Fraggers Entry fraggers are the main killing force of […]

February 18, 2020

The Meteoric Growth of Rainbow Six: Siege

Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six: Siege is one of the greatest modern case studies on how to build an esport. Last weekend, the Six Invitational dominated streaming platforms with over 5 million hours watched over the entire event. The year-over-year growth of Rainbow Six is a testament to Ubisoft’s focus on competitive gameplay, willingness to implement community […]

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