Ubisoft have announced that Operation Red Crow, the fourth major update for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available on November 17th. In line with the studio’s Year One road map, the Red Crow update introduces a free new map and new gameplay features. Once again two new Operators will be available for Season Pass holders on November 17th and for all players on November 24th.
The new map is the Skyscraper map which is set high above the streets of Nagoya, Japan, where Operators have to neutralise an organised crime threat within a Yakuza-filled mansion. I line with the Japanese location, the two new operators are also from Japan.Hibana and Echo are Japanese Special Assault Team (S.A.T.) Operators. Season Pass owners will benefit from seven days of exclusive access to these new Operators, while all other players will be able to unlock them with their Renown or R6 Credits after the exclusive period.
Echo is a tactical and technology-driven Operator,and is equipped with the SuperNova, along with the MP5SD4 as primary weapons, allowing him to proceed rapidly and precisely in Close Quarter Battle contexts. Hibana on the other hand, is an expert at gaining entry thanks to her explosives. She is also equipped with the SuperNova and Type-89 as primary weapons, allowing for rapid movement and providing precise room-to-room clearings.
Alongside the Operation Red Crow announcement, Ubisoft stated that the game will be avialble for a free weekend "Rainbow Six Siege will be available for free from November 10th to 13th, for the first time on PlayStation®4 system, as well as on Windows PC via Uplay and Steam."