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SEASONS UPDATES

In Rainbow Six Siege, Seasons are major game updates that are focused on improving the experience. Every Season we release new free content including maps, features or game modes as well as new unlockable content including operators, weapon or character skins.

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YEAR 5

OPERATION NEON DAWN

Year 5 Season 4

RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 2020

You can find confort or hardship in the light. Operator Aruni and her Surya Gate will be waiting for drones, Operators and their gadgets to come through. Defenders are free to roam, while Attackers should move with extra caution. Plus, a newly reworked Skyscraper is about to surface.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator NEW OPERATOR + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - event NEW BATTLE PASS + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon NEW SEASONAL SKINS

OPERATION DETAILSARUNI

Operation Shadow Legacy

Year 5 Season 3

RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 2020

Get out from the dark with this season Operation Shadow Legacy. Test Zero and his Argus Launcher and get your eyes where you are not supposed to see. Explore the newly reworked Chalet and discover all the new features brought to you with Operation Shadow Legacy.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator NEW OPERATOR + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - event NEW BATTLE PASS + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon NEW SEASONAL SKINS

Operation detailsZeroTACHANKA REWORK

Operation Steel Wave

Year 5 Season 2

RELEASE DATE: JUNE 2020

Don't miss a beat with Operation Steel Wave. Discover the new hard-breacher Ace and his S.EL.M.A Aqua Breacher that combines the demolitionist’s explosive force with the humanitarian’s care. On the other side of the action, don’t be too alarmed if you find yourself slowed when there’s no barbed wire underfoot. This is the Banshee Sonic Defence that will alert Melusi of your presence. With them, expect a newly reworked House coming into the game.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator NEW ELITE SKIN + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon SEASONAL SKIN

Operation detailsAceMelusi

Operation Void Edge

Year 5 Season 1

RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2020

For the fifth year of Rainbow 6 Siege, give some space to our two new operators as they break into this season with their unique abilities. Thanks to her Gemini Replicator, attacker Iana can create a usable clone of herself, while Defender Oryx can use his Remah Dash against enemies and walls.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator NEW ELITE SKIN + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator OPERATORS BALANCE

Operation detailsIanaOryx

YEAR 4

OPERATION SHIFTING TIDES

YEAR 4 SEASON 4

RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 2019

Rise from the depths this season with Operation Shifting Tides. Try Kali and her explosive underbarrel gadget that lets her use it for more than just punching holes in walls and Operators. On the other side of the action, strange things happening to grenades, as Wamai deploys a new gadget with magnetic appeal. With them, expect a newly reworked Theme Park to surface.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operatorNEW OPERATORS + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator NEW ELITE SKIN + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator SEASONAL SKIN

Operation detailsKaliWamaiCosplay Guides

OPERATION EMBER RISE

YEAR 4 SEASON 3

RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 2019

Something new is on the horizon, and Operation Ember Rise will shed light on it. Two operators, Amaru and Goyo, were recruited from Peru and Mexico, bringing with them innovation and change to Rainbow Six, along with a thrilling rework to Kanal.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon BATTLE PASS + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Elite Skin

Operation detailsAmaruGoyoCosplay Guide

OPERATION PHANTOM SIGHT

YEAR 4 SEASON 2

RELEASE DATE: JUNE 2019

Sharpen your eyes with Operation Phantom Sight! Become invisible to cameras and drones and move quietly with Nøkk and her Hel gadget. Watch your enemies through smokes and be immune to flashes with Warden and his Glance Smart Glasses. Rediscover Kafe as you have never seen it with the rework of the map.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Elite Skin + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon Reverse Friendly Fire

Operation detailsNøkkWardenCosplay Guides

OPERATION BURNT HORIZON

YEAR 4 SEASON 1

RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2019

Rainbow Six goes to the land Down Under for Operation Burnt Horizon. Protection specialists with the SASR Mobility Platoon, Gridlock and Mozzie are assigned protection detail for a high-value convoy across sunburnt country.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map NEW MAP + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Elite Skin + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map Newcomer Playlist

Operation DetailGridlockMozzieCosplay Guide

YEAR 3

OPERATION WIND BASTION

YEAR 3 SEASON 4

RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 2018

New to Rainbow Six are Kaid and Nomad for Operation Wind Bastion. These two Operators are right at home at the reputable Kasbah Sekhra Mania, the featured Fortress map in Morocco. Join the very best at this elite training ground.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator Pro-teams Skins

Operation DetailKaidNomadCosplay Guide

OPERATION GRIM SKY

YEAR 3 SEASON 3

RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 2018

For Operation Grim Sky, Rainbow Six is deploying Clash and Maverick. Experts in mob behavior and high-precision strikes respectively, they'll also assess the new training facilities at the reworked Hereford Base. Out with the old and in with the new.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map MAP REWORK + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon Weapon Skins + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map Map Buff

Operation DetailClashMaverickFan Kit

OPERATION PARA BELLUM

YEAR 3 SEASON 2

RELEASE DATE: JUNE 2018

In Operation Para Bellum, two G.I.S. Operators thrive under the blaze of the Tuscan sun. Team Rainbow is deploying Maestro and Alibi in the villa of one of the most dangerous crime families.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map NEW MAP + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon Weapon Skins + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map Map Buff

Operation DetailAlibiMaestro

OPERATION CHIMERA

YEAR 3 SEASON 1

RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2018

With Operation Chimera, we are exploring a new fantasy: quarantine and biohazard. The two operators are biohazard specialists from France and Russia. During this first Season, our first major coop event, Outbreak, will take place over four weeks

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - event Event

Operation DetailLionFinka

YEAR 2

OPERATION WHITE NOISE

YEAR 2 SEASON 4

RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 2017

In White Noise, Team Rainbow premieres two Operators from the 707th Special Mission Battalion for a rescue mission high up Mok Myeok Tower, our new free map. Joining them is our second GROM Specialist turned Rainbow Operator.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

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OPERATION BLOOD ORCHID

YEAR 2 SEASON 3

RELEASE DATE: AUGUST 2017

In Operation Blood Orchid, two Special Duties Unit Operators join Team Rainbow to raid Theme Park. This third season will showcase a reworking of the Operators and maps following an optimization of our data, namely a rework of textures, polished dynamic and static lighting, richer sky domes, new customization, and much more.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

Operation DetailLesionYing

OPERATION HEALTH

YEAR 2 SEASON 2

RELEASE DATE: MAY 2017

Operation Health has been all about fixing several issues and investing in better technology to make sure we keep growing strong in the upcoming years. It focused on three main pillars: technical improvements, a new deployment process and addressing top community reported bugs.

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OPERATION VELVET SHELL

YEAR 2 SEASON 1

RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 2017

In Operation Velvet Shell, two G.E.O. Operators join Team Rainbow to regain control of the "Coastline". Following a year of post-launch content, this major update aims to improve player comfort with an upgraded navigation interface, customisation selections and lots more.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

Operation DetailMiraJackal

YEAR 1

OPERATION RED CROW

YEAR 1 SEASON 4

RELEASE DATE: November 2016

In Operation Red Crow, two S.A.T. Operators join Team Rainbow to neutralize the threat residing in our new free map, "Skyscraper". This fourth major content update aims to improve game experience, offers new customization opportunities and lots more. The new map Skyscraper also offers fresh tactical opportunities for group-based assaults.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

Operation DetailHibanaEcho

OPERATION SKULL RAIN

YEAR 1 SEASON 3

RELEASE DATE: AUGUST 2016

In Operation Skull Rain, two BOPE Operators join Team Rainbow to pacify the Favela, our new free map. This third major content update aims to improve the game experience by adding countermeasures for toxic behavior, a new weapon attachment, several game enhancements, customisation content and lots more.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

Operation DetailCaveiraCapitão

OPERATION DUST LINE

YEAR 1 SEASON 2

RELEASE DATE: MAY 2016

In Operation Dust Line, two Navy SEAL Operators join Team Rainbow to secure the "Border" - our new free map. This second major content update also introduces new weapon skins, advanced customisation options, the ability to change your loadouts between rounds and lots more.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

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OPERATION BLACK ICE

YEAR 1 SEASON 1

RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 2016

Continue the Siege with our first major content update, Operation Black Ice, which gives you access to the new Yacht map, two new JTF2 operators, new weapon skins, a spectator camera on all platforms and more.

[R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - operator New Operators + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - map New Map + [R6S] Patch Note Landing - Ico - no action - weapon New Weapon

Operation DetailBuckFrost

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