dark        

Rainbow Six Siege plans to transition smoothly onto next gen platforms

0

No sequel planned, but potentially an upgrade

Ubisoft is continuing with its intentions to not release a sequel to its ultra-tactical team shooter Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Speaking with British newspaper The Daily Star, the developer reiterated plans to support the 2015 title going forward, with hopes of transitioning the action onto powerful next-gen platforms.

"We don't want a sequel whatsoever," said Brand Director Alexandre Remy. "The reason behind this is we don't want to segregate our community between the different platforms. In an ideal world tomorrow, we'd love players from every platform to be able to play together. We are approaching next-gen with the same spirit."

Rainbow Six Siege has gone from strength to strength, despite its now infamously false E3 reveal and a rough first year. Today, now in its fourth year. the difficult but addictive multiplayer title still enjoys fresh maps, operators, weapons, and balance changes, with ongoing tweaks to visuals, HUD design, sound, and even in-game maps as the game rolls through its ongoing seasons.

Rainbow Six Siege

Despite these plans to move the door-kicking action onto platforms such as the PS5, The Siege team are hoping to make the migration as easy as possible, and are hoping to prevent players from requiring a fresh purchase of the game. "We've been asking how can we make the player base of Siege today be able to migrate - if they want to migrate, that is," continues Remy, "but also make this (as cheap) as possible, or through backwards compatibility."

I'm personally a fan of Siege, despite my awfulness at its "blink-and-yer-dead" gameplay. But I do wish, rather than adding more characters, that Ubisoft Montreal would take time out to look at other elements, such as weather effects, more hostage types with better animations, or more detailed textures. Of course, being an online game, stability and efficiency is favoured over attractiveness, but hopefully the arrival of the next gen will allow the opportunity to give Nomad, Twitch, Lord Tachanka, and friends a fresh coat of paint.

Rainbow Six Siege is available now on PS4, PC and Xbox One.

Rainbow Six Siege confirmed for next generation [Daily Star]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Moyse
Chris MoyseSenior Editor   gamer profile

Chris has been playing video games since video games began... still terrible at them. Former Saturday Night Slam Master, rambles nostalgically like Abe Simpson. I ain't here to fight, so let's no... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Rainbow Six Siege   (106)   From our database:

  • Rainbow Six Siege: Void Edge is live, bringing Iana, Oryx and important gameplay tweaks - Chris Moyse
  • Dive into Rainbow Six Siege for free this weekend - Chris Moyse
  • Action-packed Rainbow Six Siege cinematic represents an evolution for the franchise - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege teams with Tomb Raider for neat Lara Croft skin - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege adding replays, new gadgets, revamped ping, even GoldenEye's Golden Gun - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege's terrifying Tachanka rework will turn a Lord into a GOD - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege: Void Edge introduces Space Lady and Kool-Aid Man, along with welcome gameplay tweaks - Chris Moyse
  • Whatcha been playing this week, Destructoid? - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege teases new season Operation: Void Edge - Chris Moyse
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Competitive Multiplayer #eSports #First-person shooter #multiplayer #PC #PS4 #PS5 #Rainbow Six #sequel #Shooters #Tom Clancy #Ubisoft #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •