Operation Vector Glare kicks off at present in Rainbow Six Siege, bringing one thing very stunning to distract Defenders and conceal the Attackers’ plans. Utilizing their R.O.U. Projector System gadget, a brand new Attacker named Sens can deploy opaque, brightly coloured partitions of sunshine in a wide range of inventive methods to cover their actions and achieve a tactical edge over the Defenders. Sens is obtainable now by way of the premium observe of the Vector Glare Battle Go and shall be unlockable with Renown or R6 Credit in two weeks. Operation Vector Glare additionally delivers a bunch of free updates for all gamers to take pleasure in instantly, in addition to a approach to unlock free Operators by taking part in with your pals.
A brand new Group Deathmatch map, titled Shut Quarters, places you in an area designed for fast-paced encounters. As the primary map constructed completely for TDM, there aren’t any defense-focused areas (like goal websites), and the hallways and staircases are color-coded that will help you shortly reorient your self after respawning (the higher to seek out the participant who bested you). There may be additionally a brand new capturing vary which you can hop into with any Operator (even ones you haven’t unlocked but) to check out their weapons and apply your intention earlier than wielding them in opposition to opponents. Additionally: a brand new implementation of the repute system coming later this season is aimed toward gamers who repeatedly and deliberately incur the pleasant hearth penalty, plus a 3rd secondary weapon slot is now accessible for some Operators to offer them extra loadout flexibility.
Operation Vector Glare marks the launch of the Squad Up Reactivation program, which rewards you with free Operators and extra for bringing former gamers again into Rainbow Six Siege. In the event you’ve performed Siege because the launch of Demon Veil, the primary season of 12 months 7, then you’re eligible to earn as much as three free Operators from 12 months 6 (or equal rewards when you’ve got them already) and an unique weapon pores and skin for the R4C assault rifle. All it’s important to do is recruit as much as 4 gamers who haven’t performed Siege in 12 months 7, squad up with them, play 5 PVP matches in any mode, and also you’ll earn one reward per participant. The returning gamers will earn rewards as effectively; on the finish of the 5 matches, they’ll be granted an Operator from 12 months 4 or 5. Then, they’ll recruit extra returning gamers, and earn the rewards talked about above.
Now for just a little extra element on the brand new Attacker, Sens: They hail from Belgium and are available geared up with both the 417 marksman rifle or the brand new POF-9 assault rifle as their major weapon, and the SDP 9MM pistol or the Gonne-6 as their secondary weapon. They will additionally deliver alongside a tough breach cost or claymore as their secondary devices.
However let’s discuss their important gadget, the R.O.U Projector System. It’s a self-propelling wheel that, when tossed out, rolls alongside the bottom dropping small projectors till it runs out of juice. These projectors create overlapping partitions of sunshine alongside the trail of the R.O.U. (which may additionally ricochet off partitions to make zig-zagging strains). The result’s a wall that Operators can stroll by way of, shoot by way of, or throw issues by way of, however one they can not see by way of. This presents alternatives for the Attackers to execute a sneaky defuser plant, decide up a downed teammate with out being seen, or simply draw the Defenders consideration away from the place the actual motion is. And if Glaz and his HDS Flip Sight are on the sphere, the R.O.U. partitions get much more harmful.
However Glaz isn’t the one one geared up to see by way of Sens’ mild partitions. Warden can use his Look Good Glasses to penetrate the veil as effectively, making him a robust counter for Sens. Defenders can attempt to cease the R.O.U. earlier than it lays down projectors (with Jäger’s ADS or Wamai’s Magazine-NET devices) or shut off the projectors themselves (with Mute’s Sign Jammers or an EMP burst from a bulletproof digital camera). Bulletproof cameras and Maestro’s Evil Eyes may also see by way of the partitions, and impatient Defenders can use explosives (like an influence grenade) to destroy the projectors. The partitions will go away after a short while as effectively, so Defenders can bide their time if they need. However what’s going to the Attackers be doing throughout that point? That’s as much as you and your teammates to search out out.
Operation Vector Glare is right here with an all-new Battle Go and Challenges to finish, and Sens is bringing an entire new tactical dimension to the firefights of Rainbow Six Siege. Log in now to see (or not see, because the case could also be) what they’ll do.