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.View the Year 5 Pass
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.
NEW OPERATOR + MAP REWORK + BATTLE PASS + NEW SEASONAL SKINSOperation detailsZeroTACHANKA REWORK
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.
New Operators + MAP REWORK + NEW ELITE SKIN + SEASONAL SKINOperation detailsAceMelusi
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.
New Operators + MAP REWORK + NEW ELITE SKIN + OPERATORS BALANCEOperation detailsIanaOryxCosplay GuidesCosplay Guides
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.
NEW OPERATORS + MAP REWORK + NEW ELITE SKIN + SEASONAL SKINOperation detailsKaliWamaiCosplay Guides
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.
New Operators + MAP REWORK + BATTLE PASS + New Elite SkinOperation detailsAmaruGoyoCosplay Guide
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.
New Operators + MAP REWORK + New Elite Skin + Reverse Friendly FireOperation detailsNøkkWardenCosplay Guides
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.
New Operators + NEW MAP + New Elite Skin + Newcomer PlaylistOperation DetailGridlockMozzieCosplay Guide
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.
New Operators + New Map + New Weapon + Pro-teams SkinsOperation DetailKaidNomadCosplay Guide
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.
New Operators + MAP REWORK + Weapon Skins + Map BuffOperation DetailClashMaverickFan Kit
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.
New Operators + NEW MAP + Weapon Skins + Map BuffOperation DetailAlibiMaestro
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
New Operators + EventOperation DetailLionFinka
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailDokkaebiVigil
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailLesionYing
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.Operation Detail
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailMiraJackal
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailEchoHibana
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailCaveiraCapitão
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailValkyrieBlackbeard
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.
New Operators + New Map + New WeaponOperation DetailFrostBuck