Rainbow Six Siege Improvement Plan Announced, Some DLC Canceled

Here's what Ubisoft is doing as part of Operation Health.

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Ubisoft's team-based shooter Rainbow Six Siege was one of the best shooters of 2015 and, about 18 months after launch, the game still has a "thriving community," according to the developer.

Now, in an effort to improve the "overall Rainbow Six Siege experience," Ubisoft has announced plans to release updates and changes over the next three months. This is happening as part of a multi-stage update process that Ubisoft gave the appropriate name of Operation Health.

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In a blog post, Ubisoft said Operation Health is a "hard push" in the area of technology improvements and bug fixes for the game. The developer also plans to roll out a new, three-stage process for the game's updates, starting on a Technical Test Server, then moving to PC, and then to consoles.

As a result of Operation Health, Ubisoft is making a series of changes to the game's DLC roadmap. In particular, the Poland DLC map has been canceled.

"The planned Hong Kong season will be pushed back to Season Three in August, while November's Season Four will feature South Korea," Ubisoft said. "Poland will no longer have its own season in Year Two, but its GROM Operators will be available at the start of seasons three and four. The number of new maps has also been reduced to three, and includes the most recent map set in Spain."

Also in the blog post, Ubisoft said it plans to be more transparent when it comes to speaking to the community about what's in the pipeline and specific changes/features/improvements being rolled out.

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For more on Operation Health and the DLC roadmap changes, you can read this blog post, which also contains a detailed FAQ on what's changing and why. Additionally, Ubisoft will announce even more details during the Season 1 Pro League finals on May 21 as pat of an Operation Health panel.

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