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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

The next installment in the tactical shooter series Rainbow Six endorsed by the author Tom Clancy. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal Studio, known for bestsellers such as Watch_Dogs and the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

Action | FPP | terrorism | tactical | FPS | multiplayer | co-op | shooters

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege cover

developer: Ubisoft

publisher : Ubisoft

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game release date:

01Dec2015

PC PS4 XONE

In 2011 Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots. It was supposed to be another installment in the famous series of tactical shooters, this time focusing on combat with a terrorist organization called True Patriots. Since then, years had passed, and the project slowly faded away. Finally, the publisher decided to unveil Rainbow Six: Siege, tailor-made for multiplayer gameplay. This title replaced Patriots, which failed to meet the expectations of the French company. This PC, PS4 and XONE game features skirmishes of antiterrorist special forces with criminals. The game was built on AnvilNext technology, the engine used in several other Ubisoft titles, including the Assassin's Creed series, For Honor, and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Before you start playing Rainbow Six: Siege you choose your soldier’s specialization. Each time you play you can decide whether you want to raise barricades as Castle, remove obstacles as Thermite, cripple enemy communication as Mute, break open doors as Ash, wield a huge sledgehammer as Sledge, or poison enemies as Smoke. Of course, these are not all character classes available, and it is important to compose a team whose members complement each other in combat.

Combat takes place in small, relatively narrow locations, where you have to quickly clear one room after another until you get rid of terrorists and free any hostages. In order to do this, you often have to blow up a wall, plant explosives on the floor to attack enemies from above, and so on. On the other hand, when playing as terrorists you must barricade doors and fortify your positions, so as not to get caught off guard by the law enforcement units. Either way, in order to defeat a smart team of players you need constant communication, teamwork, and proper tactics.

Gameplay is fast-paced and exciting, yet tactical, mostly thanks to destructible environment. The game engine lets you destroy not only doors, but also barricades and walls. As a result, battlefields are dynamically changing in the course of a skirmish, which often requires adjusting your well-planned tactics on the spot.

In terms of graphics quality Rainbow Six: Siege for PC, PS4 and XONE doesn't set new standards in video gaming, but it is surely satisfying. The aforementioned damage system not only enriches the gameplay, but also spices up the visuals, giving them a specific character.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.Online Game.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.5 GHz/AMD FX-8120 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 670/Radeon HD 7970 or better, 47 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10
Minimum: Intel Core i3-560 3.3 GHz/AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce 460/Radeon HD 5870 or better, 30 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit

Rainbow Six Siege Game Guide

game guide 07 February 2018

The Rainbow Six Siege Game Guide will teach you how to shoot, manage tactics and win in this multiplayer shooter. You will find descriptions of all available operators including their skills. Also, you will learn about equipment like drones or traps.

Rainbow Six Siege now rewards ill-mannered players with an automatic ban

News 16 July 2018 14:28

Rainbow Six: Siege now automatically bans players for using certain offensive words. Although the system is meant to make the game environment less toxic, it's still far from perfect.

The new Rainbow Six: Siege patch can crash your PlayStation 4

News 20 September 2017 14:32

The latest Rainbow Six: Siege patch seems to be causing serious hardware and software problems on PlayStation 4. See what to do to protect your console.

Rainbow Six: Siege three new operators leaked, coming in Operation Blood Orchid

News 16 August 2017 15:26

Later this month Ubisoft was supposed to reveal three new operators for Rainbow Six: Siege, coming in Operation Blood Orchid. However, the internet already knows them.

Rainbow Six: Siege to get a 42 GB patch

News 07 August 2017 13:24

The next update for Rainbow Six: Siege is going to be a big one. While varying in size across platforms, the Ultra HD version of the patch will weigh 42 GB on PC.

Rainbow Six: Siege Velvet Shell DLC details and plans for year two

News 06 February 2017 13:38

As Rainbow Six: Siege steps into its second year, the game's developers lay out their plans for the nearest future. Besides some new DLC, they are planning to overhaul the main menu and start rewarding players for just playing the game.

A big update for Rainbow Six: Siege revamps Tachanka and adds a new PvP map

News 15 December 2016 13:16

Rainbow Six: Siege team have prepared a fat update that improves some of the things that didn't click in this otherwise successful online shooter. Apart from overhauling one of the operators, the patch adds a new PvP map and some other tweaks.

Rainbow Six: Siege will be getting new content for another year

News 14 November 2016 15:22

Ubisoft have promised that they are going to support Rainbow Six: Siege with new content updates for another year. There is also one add-on to come out this year, called Red Crow.

Rainbow Six: Siege - Operation Red Crow expansion to be set in Japan

News 03 November 2016 13:04

The next free DLC for Rainbow Six: Siege, called Operation Red Crow, is going to be set in Japan and feature two new operators, according to the information leaked on Reddit.

Rainbow Six: Siege next patch to crack down on teamkillers

News 12 October 2016 15:38

Teammate killers in Rainbow Six: Siege as well as those who exploited Caveira's interview should be wary from now on. The next patch is to introduce countermeasures against such bullies.

Rainbow Six: Siege patch buffs Kapkan and Mute

News 22 June 2016 13:20

Rainbow Six: Siege has been updated to version 3.3, making Kapkan and Mute more powerful and increasing penalties for team killing.