Rainbow Six Siege’s Chimera replace is due for release next month, including a limited-time co-op event and two new operators. But one new operator specifically has prompted concern amongst colourblind gamers – Lion.
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Colourblind participant Tim Larson (aka A_Play_On_Nerds) expressed his concerns over Lion on Reddit, highlighting the problem with Lion’s EEEE-One-D capability.
According to Lion’s bio, the EEEE-One-D capability “permits Lion to survey scorching zones and keep quarantine protocols on missions.” However, the enemies captured by this capability are proven in crimson – a color that colorblind persons are not capable of absolutely “see.”
“The lack of a colorblind mode has been a difficulty fully ignored by Ubisoft because the starting of the sport, however it’s going to actually hit us colorblind people onerous after this replace,” Larson explains. “The sport continues to be playable with out crimson dot sights, however a whole capability primarily based on a crimson define? I don’t even know if I can play Lion due to it. Please Ubi, in case you ever even think about permitting a colorblind mode, not less than do it for Lion’s capability.”
A Ubisoft consultant has responded to Larson, merely saying, “I am going to elevate the flag and see the place we’re on this.”
Hopefully this implies we are going to see a colourblind mode carried out in Rainbow Six Siege, particularly contemplating how usually crimson is used within the sport for red-dot sights and enemy markers.