The beginning of Rainbow Six Siege‘s third 12 months of content material is shortly approaching, kicking off subsequent month with the Operation Chimera replace and the Outbreak event. Ubisoft introduced the primary particulars about Outbreak earlier this week, and now the writer has shared a cryptic trailer that sheds extra gentle on the mysterious risk that awaits gamers.
Outbreak is a free occasion that is a lot totally different from anything in Rainbow Six Siege. The occasion is ready within the city of Reality or Penalties, New Mexico, which has been quarantined after the outbreak of “an infestation of unknown origin.” Because the above trailer reveals, the infestation is definitely the Apex parasite, which has come to Reality or Penalties through a mysterious house capsule that crashed close to the city. Those that are contaminated by the parasite flip into monsters, and it falls to gamers to maintain it from breaking out of the quarantine zone.
Outbreak begins on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on March 6 and runs for 4 weeks. Gamers will be capable of staff up with two buddies within the occasion, which options three unique, co-op-oriented maps which are bigger and “extra open” than the sport’s typical PvP maps. “Being designed for co-op, they’re additionally extra linear and have a transparent sense of development,” Ubisoft stated in an replace on the sport’s official website. “Nonetheless, the destruction and multi-path method which are iconic to Rainbow Six Siege are nonetheless very a lot current.”
Ubisoft has additionally revealed the listing of playable Operators in the course of the Outbreak occasion. Since not each Operator’s ability set is suited to the brand new occasion, Ubisoft has narrowed the listing to “a number of Operators who’re essentially the most tailored and related for this particular sport mode,” although the writer did not specify in case you’ll have to personal the Operators with a view to use them within the occasion. Along with the two new Operators being launched in Operation Chimera, gamers will be capable of play as the next:
Outbreak additionally introduces an unique line of beauty objects, which can solely be accessible at some point of the occasion. The Outbreak Assortment consists of 50 distinctive objects together with weapon skins, headgear, charms, and extra. Ubisoft says that gamers will obtain no duplicate objects when opening packs. You’ll be able to learn extra concerning the Outbreak occasion on the Rainbow Six Siege website.