Rainbow Six Siege’s Operation Brutal Swarm is dwell now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S — and because the title suggests, it’s all concerning the robotic bees.
Specifically these deployed from the Kawan Hive Launcher wielded by the brand new Operator, an Attacker from Singapore named Grim. Once launched, Grim’s bees swarm in place, and if any Defenders are caught within the swarm, the bees will cling to them and reveal their actions to the Attackers. Get rapid entry to Grim as a part of Operation Brutal Swarm’s premium Battle Pass observe, or unlock him in two weeks with Renown or R6 Credits. And he’s just the start of what Year 7 Season 3 brings to the desk.
Grim is a 3-speed Attacker who comes with a 552 Commando assault rifle or an SG-CQB shotgun as his main weapon, a P229 pistol as his secondary, and might carry a claymore or breach fees as his generic gadget. The Kawan Hive Launcher is, in fact, his fundamental focus, and it can provide the Attackers an enormous benefit by actively monitoring any unwary Defenders who’re caught in its swarms of robotic bees, and persevering with to ping them a couple of instances even after they go away the realm.
Starting at present, all gamers can take a look at Stadium, which joins the map pool after first debuting throughout the 2021 Road to SI occasion. Featuring unbreakable glass partitions in sure locations that allow you to ping and distract (however not assault) opponents, in addition to color-coded areas to make communication simpler, it’s obtainable to be used in common matches in addition to Team Deathmatch. Brutal Swarm additionally provides a brand new gadget for Attackers, the influence EMP grenade, which explodes on influence and might short-circuit electrified obstacles and different Defender devices.
Operation Brutal Swarm additionally brings new gameplay updates, together with tweaks to the best way attachments work – suppressors not carry a injury penalty, for instance, and attachments on the whole are actually extra broadly distributed throughout totally different weapon sorts, creating extra customization choices for gamers. Players may also now use the match-replay function to report cheaters, and abusive textual content chat could now carry a fame penalty. Additionally, the map-ban system has been up to date, with gamers capable of vote on 5 maps as an alternative of three.
Grim is now obtainable by means of the premium observe on the Operation Brutal Swarm Battle Pass, whereas Operation Brutal Swarm’s Stadium map, influence EMP grenades, and gameplay updates are dwell for all Rainbow Six Siege gamers. If you’re able to see for your self how a lot a couple of swarms of clingy robotic bees can change the dynamic, bounce in at present.