Rainbow Six Siege now has space to mature. Ubisoft’s multiplayer shooter is on the brink of its third year after a triumphant turnaround in 2016 was followed up a by a year of stability, base improvements, and growth. The question mark of longevity is no longer hanging over the game’s creators, leaving them free to explore new themes and mechanics. Even a cursory glance at the upcoming Operation Chimera and its wallhacking, nanobot-injecting operators, not to mention the aliens dropping in as part of the Mission Outbreak co-op event, confirms that Ubisoft Montreal are just getting started.
Want a rundown of what’s on the horizon? Here’s everything we know about Rainbow Six Siege Year 3.
Year 3 Season 1 is clearly a statement of intent from the team behind Rainbow Six Siege. Revealed in full at the Six Invitational 2018 - a statement event in its own right with nearly nine million unique viewers tuning in over its duration - Chimera promises to be the biggest update yet for Rainbow Six Siege.