Here are all the large adjustments coming to Rainbow Six Siege with tomorrow’s Velvet Shell replace

Velvet Shell, Rainbow Six Siege’s first DLC in 2017, is coming tomorrow alongside a lot of huge adjustments.


In case you missed it, the primary content material drop for Rainbow Six Siege this yr is correct across the nook.

Having been recently detailed, Ubisoft has now introduced the discharge date for Velvet Shell. But that’s not all, the patch that brings the brand new content material can even include a lot of key changes.

Before we get into the small print, the replace will drop tomorrow following one-hour server upkeep throughout PC, PS4, and Xbox One. PC goes offline 11-12am EST / Eight-9am PT / Four-5pm GMT. PS4 servers go offline 9-10am EST / 6-7am PT / 2-3pm GMT. Finally, Xbox One upkeep takes place 10-11am EST / 7-8am PT / Three-4pm GMT.

Outside of the free map and the 2 new operators, Velvet Shell comes with 4 new signature weapon skins. Rook can even obtain the primary Year 2 Elite set – a group of distinctive armour items and a victory animation.

As for recreation adjustments, first up we now have a little bit of a UI refresh, which goals to make navigating the interface extra dynamic. The new UI will show challenges, information, and boosters in a single place. The similar web page can even have a piece that enables for fast entry to the final gamemode you performed, that is known as a ‘personalised play button’.

The operators menu have seen a couple of upgrades, too. Additionally, the replace is altering how the sport shows ranks. For starters, the ranks in every tier will now go from 4 to 1, versus the opposite method round, once you get nearer to the subsequent tier.

For instance, the decrease Gold tier rank will now be Gold Four, and so forth. The rank icons themselves are additionally getting modified to make it simpler to inform gamers’ ranks at a look.

As far as stability adjustments go, the Velvet Shell replace will make adjustments to the way in which weapon sights are rendered in recreation. Previously, the identical sight would look totally different from one weapon to the opposite (nearer to the display or farther).


As you possibly can see, the sight’s place in first-person modified relying on the place it was bodily hooked up to the gun itself. Though this was genuine to the actual factor, Ubisoft famous it didn’t have a constructive affect in recreation. Now, any sight will look the identical whatever the weapon it’s hooked up to.


Though the change has already been made, Ubisoft mentioned it’s nonetheless searching for suggestions by the standard channels.

Operators Capitao and IQ get a few adjustments, as nicely. The former now has entry to a claymore, whereas the latter can now equip frag grenades. Capitao now not has entry to frag grenades, however his stun grenades will stay. As for IQ, her three stun grenades have been changed with two frag grenades, whereas retaining entry to her breach prices.

See under for the remainder of the patch notes:


  • FIXED – Operator’s head is lacking in drone view throughout Situation 7 and Situation 10.
  • FIXED – Tachanka’s view might be misrepresented, stopping his photographs from registering.
  • FIXED – 556xi and AUG A2 are generally unable to destroy a distant digital camera.
  • FIXED – Weapons geared up with a Suppressor, Heavy Barrel, or Muzzle brake don’t have any muzzle flash.
  • FIXED – Jager’s gadget might be deployed on an Operator’s defend, and stay in that place after the defend strikes.
  • FIXED – Nitro Cell injury radius is far larger on hardwood partitions.


    Terrorist Hunt

  • FIXED – The reload crate in Lower Library 1F (University) will spawn inside a settee.
  • FIXED – Smoke grenades will generally bounce off of invisible collision when thrown by Terrorists.
  • FIXED – Some Terrorists stay idle and do no try to have interaction with the gamers.
  • FIXED – Terrorists are caught whereas rappelling through the second wave of Attackers whereas enjoying Hostage Protection on University
    Secure Area

  • FIXED – While contesting an space, the additional time countdown isn’t synced for all gamers.



  • FIXED – Jaeger’s Trophy System will generally be lacking audio/visible results.

  • FIXED – EDD will probably be destroyed when positioned on the fitting aspect of the door within the Passport Check room [Border] if Bandit locations an electrified bolstered wall on the fitting wall.

  • FIXED – Tachanka suffers from a damaged weapon animation when his LMG is destroyed by Sledge’s Breaching Hammer.
  • FIXED – The ammunition rely for the LMG is reset when it’s redeployed.

  • FIXED – Yokai drone can move by the ceiling on Plane.
  • FIXED – Yokai loses sign within the vent between 2F Model Hallway and 2F Vista Hallway on University.
  • FIXED – If the Yokai drone is picked up whereas hovering, the Terrorists will try to fireside on the drone’s former place.

  • FIXED – X-KAIROS pellets will destroy devices on the alternative aspect of the wall from the place they land.

  • FIXED – Breaching rounds can destroy devices on the opposite aspect of the wall from the place they land.

  • FIXED – A Black Eye digital camera continues to be usable for about 10 seconds after being picked up.

  • FIXED – The define and distance of different devices can’t be seen on IQ’s gadget whereas she is susceptible.

  • FIXED – Sledge’s Breaching Hammer can be utilized to breach partitions from behind Montagne’s prolonged defend.

  • FIXED – Green results aren’t showing for gamers being killed.

Level design

  • FIXED – Ladders disappear when them from a sure peak.
  • FIXED – Players are in a position to shoot by door frames hooked up to indestructible partitions.

  • FIXED – Defuser might be disabled by destroying the tiled flooring in Piano Room.
  • FIXED – Wooden beams in 2F Classroom don’t cease bullets, or present bullet impacts.
  • FIXED – Light sources are glowing too brightly.

  • FIXED – It is feasible to vault over a railing and conceal underneath Green Room stairs.

  • FIXED – The carpet in 2F Meeting Room is seen on the Spectator Camera from the ground under.

  • FIXED – It is feasible to clip by and conceal underneath Main Stairs within the Restaurant.
  • FIXED – Hostage clips by the adjoining mattress.

  • FIXED – Users are in a position to clip by a selected wall whereas utilizing a deployable defend.

  • FIXED – Bullet impacts aren’t registering on partitions correctly.
  • FIXED – It is feasible to vault by the slot machine wall in 3F Casino.

User expertise

  • FIXED – The compass doesn’t transfer whereas working Tachanka’s LMG.
  • FIXED – Using Alt + Enter through the Operator Select would permit gamers to alter Operators throughout loading.
  • FIXED – Corrupted melee animation whereas working on stairs.
  • FIXED – Level of element situation on numerous headgear.
  • FIXED – Level of element situation on Sledge, Capitao, and Caveira when shifting away from these Operators.
  • FIXED – Ubisoft Club challenges would seem as obtainable, although they weren’t.
  • FIXED – Chinese writing overlaps firstly of rounds.
  • FIXED – Players are generally not awarded XP and Bonus Renown.
  • FIXED – After finishing a Terrorist Hunt match, some gamers are caught at an infinite loading display.