Many of us have long been anticipating the return of Sam Fisher for quite some time, and while there were rumors of his return, it seems after his appearance in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, he is back once again as a playable operator in Rainbow Six Siege thanks to Operation Shadow Legacy, the latest operation in Rainbow Six Siege.
Sam Fisher is back with a bigger bang
You can see the full reveal trailer and operation details in the overview video below:
In addition to seeing the return of Sam Fisher, the new operation brings a whole new world of changes. With the highlight being another map rework, namely Chalet.
Aside from the map rework, fans can expect to the following new gameplay features to be adjusted into the game:
• Ping 2.0 • Map Ban • New secondary gadget: the Hard Breach Charge • New Optics and Sights Colors • New Reinforcement Pool
A brand new Ping system, map bans in ranked, a new secondary gadget that allows for more players to play hard breachers without picking Hibana, Thermite or Ace, reworking the optics and sights (look and color), and lastly, a new reinforcement pool that shows how many reinforcements are up on the site to make sure every resource is used to its fullest.
Playing as Sam Fisher is the latest attacker who is codenamed as Zero in the operation, he comes with his trusty Argus Launcher. A two-way drill camera that punctures soft walls or reinforced walls and lets you see both sides of the wall, fire single-shot lasers. Sam’s loadout is made up of the SC3000K and the Karambit, his trusty knife.
Lastly, Ubisoft has also introduced their own proprietary platform to connect other players called SquadFinder. In addition, Rainbow Six Siege will be free to play on all platforms between August 27th to September 4th. New players will have access to 20 legacy operators, and all game modes, maps.