Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 and 6 Plans Revealed at Six Invitational 2020

Six Invitational 2020

Rainbow Six Siege is now in its 5th year, and the developers have already announced their plans for both the 5th and 6th years. This information was revealed at the Six Invitational 2020.

New updates will have new content, reworks, and in-game events.

Year 5 and 6 Plans Revealed at Six Invitational 2020

For Year 5 the first two seasons will stay in the current format, with two Operators and a map rework; while the second half of the year will introduce the Year 6 format.

From Year 6, each new season will introduce one new operator with plenty of free content available for all players: a map rework, a limited-time event, along with major core gameplay updates.

Six Invitational 2020

A Battle Pass will also be available each season, starting with Operation Void Edge.

Core Gameplay Changes

Ubisoft has announced that future updates will prioritize on the following aspects

  • Get players more invested int the preparation and support phases
  • Expand player agency
  • Reinvest in existing content such as maps and operators
  • Create content and rework existing content that affects the way players engage with the environment and other players

A smart ping system has also been announced that will allow players to communicate without in-game voice chat.

Operator Reworks

In Year 5, Tachanka will be the first Operator completely reworked, and others will follow in the upcoming seasons.

In-Game Events

In both Year 5 and Year 6, there will, again, be one major in-game event during each season.

In addition, weekend-only Arcade Playlists are also coming to the game. The first Arcade Playlist, Golden Gun, will happen during Y5S1, and more are planned for later, starting in Y5S3.

Other Changes

There are more changes coming including the following for Year 5 and 6

  • Map ban, to offer players a better control on the map they will play
  • Reputation system, a transparent system where player can get rewards or sanctioned based on their behaviors in-game

What do you think about the details announced at Six Invitational 2020? Let us know in the comments below and share your thoughts.

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