Rainbow Six Siege enters Year 5 in 2020, set to offer new content across several seasons. With new operators, equipment and changes coming to Ubisoft's competitive shooter, the question of start dates and launch times remains on players' minds.
Here's everything we know about Rainbow Six Siege's Year 5 Season start date and launch times.
Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Season Start Date Launch Times
With Year 4 Season 4 currently underway, publisher and developer Ubisoft hasn't officially revealed the schedule for Rainbow Six Siege's Year 5 just yet. That, however, doesn't mean we can't attempt to make an educated guess at the start dates of its seasons.
Starting with Year 2 Season 2, Rainbow Six Siege's seasons have had a set duration of approximately three months which led to some fairly predictable start dates.
If Year 5's seasons follow the same pattern, we expect Season 1 to start at some point in early March, shortly after Year 4's Season 4 ends. Here's a general look at expected season start dates:
- Year 5 Season 1 – March 2020
- Year 5 Season 2 – June 2020
- Year 5 Season 3 – September 2020
- Year 5 Season 4 – December 2020
It's likely we'll learn more about Year 5 and its Seasons' start dates and launch times in February, during or leading up to the Six Invitational 2020.
Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Pass
The first details regarding the Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Pass come from Reddit user ignotusartifex who discovered the above image in the Patch 4.2 files.
According to it, the Year 5 Pass will include six new Operators, down from the usual eight, exclusive customization items, a 10% discount for shop purchases made with Renown or R6 Credits and a 5% Renown boost.
On top of that, the Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Pass also offers a 0.3% Alpha Pack Boost, a 30% discount on Battle Pass purchases and 30% bonus Battle Points.
As it's not official information from Ubisoft, it's wise to take the info above with a grain of salt.
Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Operators
While we don't yet have official confirmation from the developers, the information above suggests that the number of Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Operators will be smaller than usual.
Previous Passes have included eight Operators released throughout the year while the Year 5 Pass seems to only include six.
Rainbow Six Siege is now available on PC, Xbox One and PS4.