LONDON, UK — 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2021 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that Crystal Guard, the third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 6, is now available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, the Xbox One family of consoles, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC, including Ubisoft+, Ubisoft’s subscription service*. This new season brings innovations with the addition of the Croatian operator Osa, and the rework of the maps Bank, Coastline and Clubhouse. Additionally, players will be able to play Rainbow Six Siege and Crystal Guard for free from 9th – 12th September.
In Crystal Guard, players will discover a brand-new attacker: Osa, equipped with the Talon-8 shield, a deployable transparent shield that she can carry. Osa is armed with a 556xi or a PDW9 as a primary weapon and a PMM as a secondary weapon. In addition to the new operator, players will have access to the reworked maps Coastline, Bank and Clubhouse. These maps had some modifications as closed windows, new alleys, more destructible parts, bomb site placement and more. Also, improvements have been made to the following operators: Finka, Sledge, Glaz, Iana, Twitch, IQ, Mute and Fuze among other updates.
In addition, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available for free from Thursday 9th September to Thursday 12th September on Playstation®4, Playstation®5**, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, and Windows PC via Epic Games, Steam and Ubisoft Connect. Players will also benefit from a discount up to 80% during this period, depending on the platform and version of the game. For more information, please visit: rainbow6.com/freeweekend.
Year 6 Season 3 comes with a brand-new Battle Pass, including 100 tiers and 133 rewards, available until 23rd November. For the first time, the Battle Pass introduces a new reward: Battle Point Boosters, which are consumables that boost Battle Point gain by 20% when used at any time. The Battle Pass includes a free and a Premium track available for 1200 R6 Credits. Owners of the Premium Battle Pass can play with Osa immediately and progress faster, while other players can unlock her with Renown or R6 Credits starting 21st September. New seasonal content including the map reworks and operator updates are available right now for free and for all players.
Additional updates coming with Crystal Guard include:
- Elite personalisation
- HP now replaces the armour
- Updates for Finka, Sledge, Glaz, Iana, Twitch, IQ, Mute and Fuze
- Lower price for operators Maverick, Clash, Amaru, Goyo and Zero
- Seasonal weapon skin
*Ubisoft+ is £12.99 per month. Cancel anytime. More information at ubisoftplus.com.
**During the free week, Playstation®5 players will access the Playstation®4 version without any next gen visual enhancements.
About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Alongside a thriving professional esports scene and a community of over 70 million registered players, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of a fast-paced, ever-evolving multiplayer experience grounded in the selection of unique operators. Using the right mix of tactics and destruction, Rainbow Six teams engage their enemies in sieges, where both sides have exclusive skills and gadgets at their disposal. Defenders prepare by transforming the environments around them into modern strongholds, while attackers use recon drones to gain intel for carefully planning their assault. With access to dozens of operators inspired by real-world counterintelligence agents from around the globe, players can choose exactly how they want to approach each challenge they encounter. Through the constant addition of new operators and maps that add to the depth of both strategy and combat, the unpredictability of each round of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege sets a new bar for intensity and competition in gaming.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed®, Far Cry®, For Honor®, Just Dance®, Watch Dogs®, and Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon®, Rainbow Six® and The Division®. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2020-21 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €2,241 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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