First New Operator Revealed for Year 2 of Rainbow Six: Siege

Posted on 28 Jan 2017 by
Max Halcomb

Well folks, I know I’ve certainly been excited for this moment, Ubisoft has released a teaser video revealing the first new operator of the ‘Year 2‘ content for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege.

As part of the Six Invitational Event, over the coming week Ubi will reveal even more about the first batch of ‘Year 2’ content coming in the Velvet Shell update. Velvet Shell will bring us Spanish operators and new maps, in which the first new operator seems to be an Attacker by the call sign of Jackal. This fella seems to have the ability to track other operator’s footprints using some sort of visual overlay, which will certainly be an interesting addition to the current balance that the game has.

Stay tuned for more news over the coming days regarding Rainbow Six: Siege news.


Official Press Release

LONDON, UK January 19th 2017 – Today, Ubisoft announced the full schedule for the Six Invitational, the biggest Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege tournament featuring the top Xbox One and PC Rainbow Six Siege players competing for a $200,000 prize pool. Ubisoft also revealed the first Operation of Year 2: Velvet Shell. Velvet Shell will include a map and two new Operators from Spain and will be live demoed during the Six Invitational broadcast. Fans can tune in to the tournament livestream from February 3rd -5th on the Rainbow Six Siege Twitch channel and Rainbow Six Pro League YouTube channel.

An overview of the Six Invitational Schedule is available below. The full schedule including specific times for developer panels and Q&As is available via the following link: www.rainbow6.com/sixinvitational

Feb. 3, 10am EST / – 3pm GMT – PC and Xbox One quarter finals
Feb. 4, 10am EST / – 3pm GMT – PC and Xbox One semi-finals
Feb. 5, 10am EST / – 3pm GMT – Velvet Shell live demo and PC and Xbox One grand finals

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