Rainbow Six Siege High Calibre season launches today
Ubisoft has announced that the fourth and final season of the 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, Windows PC, and Google Stadia. It’s called High Calibre.
This new season brings new updates with the addition of the Irish operator Thorn, the rework of the map Outback, new default colors of the teams, and a new Battle Pass featuring a new exotic weapon skin, amongst other updates.
Ubisoft provided more details via a press release:
In High Calibre, players will discover a brand-new defender: Thorn, equipped with the Razorbloom Shell: a throwable proximity device that once triggered initiate a timed blast. If an enemy player doesn’t get out of the area of effect on time, they will receive damage at the end of the fuse timer. Thorn is a medium speed, medium armor Operator, and her loadout consists of the new custom-made UZK50Gi or the M870 as primary weapons and the 1911 TACOPS or the C75-AUTO as secondary weapons.
In addition, the Outback map has been rebuilt to improve balancing and player comfort. Both the main building and its exterior have been tweaked to allow Attackers to create and execute more effective strategies. In addition, new exterior soft walls have been added to the building, and some areas have been refurbished and cleaned up to remove junk and provide better lines of sight and balance.
Year 6 Season 4 comes with a brand-new Battle Pass, including 100 tiers and 131 rewards, available until February 21. The Battle Pass includes a free and a Premium track available for 1200 R6 Credits. Owners of the Premium Battle Pass can play as Thorn immediately and progress faster, while other players can unlock her with Renown or R6 Credits starting December 14. New seasonal content including the Outback rework, new default team colors, new HUD and operator updates are available right now for free and for all players.
Rainbow Six Siege is free from Thursday, December 2 to Monday, December 6 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, and Windows PC on the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Connect. Players will also benefit from a discount of up to 70% during this period, depending on the platform and version of the game.