Rainbow Six Siege is getting a brand new, limited-time occasion, and it’s a tie-in for the sequence’ subsequent sport, Rainbow Six Extraction.
Containment, because the PvP occasion known as, begins Aug. 3 and runs till Aug. 24. Monday’s announcement mentioned Containment is “impressed by the upcoming sport Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction,” which was re-titled from Rainbow Six Quarantine throughout an E3 2021 reveal in June.
Containment will happen on a reworked model of the Consulate map. In-game, the constructing is overrun by the Chimera parasite, whose outbreak varieties the narrative context of Extraction. It was additionally the idea of Operation Chimera, an enlargement for Siege that launched in 2018, which launched a cooperative occasion known as Outbreak.
Containment’s new playlist known as Nest Destruction. Gamers will get a take a look at REACT, the faction that might be doing a lot of the cleanup in Extraction. In Nest Destruction, the Attackers are REACT brokers (a information launch in July mentioned Rainbow operators Ash, Mira, and Thermite fashioned this squad). The Defenders are alien shapeshifters who appear like REACT teammates, however can solely use melee assaults. Attackers are there to destroy the nest, Defenders are there to destroy the Attackers.
Containment will provide 33 distinctive gadgets, together with uniforms and weapon skins, for operators IQ, Ace, Blackbeard, Amaru, Zero, Aruni, Jager, Kaid, Mira, and Warden. These things can be found in Siege’s store for 1680 R6 credit, or in Containment Packs that run 300 R6 credit or 12,500 renown.
Rainbow Six Extraction was initially anticipated to launch Sept. 16, however in mid-July, Ubisoft introduced it was suspending that launch till January 2022. Rainbow Six Extraction is being developed for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X, with streaming variations on Amazon Luna and Google Stadia.