Rainbow Six Siege's Best Operators - Beginners Guide
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The Best of the Best
Rainbow Six Siege has undergone many changes in the time since its 2015 release. From adding new Operators, maps, and weapons--along with a number of gameplay balances and tweaks--the game has evolved into a remarkable online shooter with a passionate and dedicated audience. And now with the arrival of new content for Year 3, Rainbow Six Siege will make the original first 20 Operators free for players who purchase the Standard Edition starting on March 3; Keep in mind that Starter Pack players are limited to picking and choosing six Operators.
Now is the perfect time to jump into Siege and take part in the intense close-quarters shoot-outs. Still, there are a number of things to consider before starting your career. And it all starts with picking the right Operator to invest to start with or invest towards.
These are our best picks for Operators for anyone starting out in Rainbow Six Siege. From understanding how to be a solid attacker by utilizing weapons in a quick fashion, to knowing how to work on defense by keeping those barricades and traps up, these characters will help ease you into the fast-paced nature of the game. While you're often encouraged as a newcomer to choose Operators that make you less of a liability to your team, we are firm believers in learning as you go, so we've highlighted choices that reflect this mentality.
Of course, you'll likely have your own opinions and we’d love to hear them in the comments below. For more info on Rainbow Six Siege, including our time with the game-changing Chimera expansion, check out our coverage on GameSpot.