Prepare for the Shadow Legacy on next generation consoles as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be coming to PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X and S in 4K and with 120 FPS. For those who haven’t purchased the game yet it will be available later this year for the same price as the current generation version. For those who already own it you will get the next-gen version of the game on the same family of devices for no additional cost and will get to keep your progression and in-game content.

The game will be a cross-generation game, meaning next-gen players will be able to play with current-gen players on the same family of devices. In addition, Operation Shadow Legacy, the third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 5, is now available on PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of consoles and Windows PC, including UPLAY+, the Ubisoft subscription service. This new season brings innovation with the addition of Sam Fisher from the Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell saga as a new operator, a rework of the Chalet map, an improvement of the ping system and many other key updates.

Owners of the Year 5 Pass can play with Zero aka Sam Fisher immediately, while other players can unlock him with Renown or R6 Credits starting September 17. New seasonal content, including the Chalet map rework, are available for free to all players. Year 5 Season 3 also welcomes the Battle Pass, available now through October 19.

Sam Fisher is equipped with a new gadget called the Argus Launcher, a two-way drill camera. The cameras are launched to pierce soft or reinforced walls, windows and hatches, and can stick to any surface. The attacker can rotate the camera to see the other side of the wall and each camera is equipped with one laser charge, used to deal damage to defenders or destroy gadgets. Sam Fisher also comes with his unique weapons, the SC3000K and Karambit.

In addition to this new operator, players can explore a reimagined Chalet map, which is newly reworked. The first and the second floors are improved and the roof is now traversable, among other features. Objectives have been the focus of this rework, with a hallway added to improve rotation in the Basement, and the Trophy site has been switched for a new one in Dining.

Additional game updates include:

  • Ping 2.0
  • Map Ban
  • New Secondary Gadget: The Hard Breach Charge
  • New Optics and Sights Colors
  • New Reinforcement Pool

If you’re a fan of these games there has been no better time to pick them up. You no longer need to fear it become obsolete or losing your progress. Stay tuned to Gaming Trend for all your gaming news.

A father of three with a degree in Mathematics, Jason has spent the last 4 years building his passion for tabletop games. With a collection of well over 300 games he spends a night each week with his family introducing them to new concepts and equipping them with problem-solving skills. Jason enjoys a large variety of games but some of his favorite include Architects of the West Kingdom, Blood Rage, and Terraforming Mars.

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