Ubisoft not too long ago introduced it’s making a couple of minor adjustments to Rainbow Six Siege to adjust to legal guidelines in Asian territories.
Ubisoft needs the game to develop in China, and in different international locations in Asia with a booming gaming viewers, in fact, so the developer determined to change a couple of icons in Rainbow Six Siege in addition to some components from a few maps.
Anything that pertains to playing (slot machines), skulls, sexual content material or blood has been eliminated. Though the impact of those alterations on gameplay is nigh on non-existent, gamers weren’t actually thrilled to see their game modified to please Chinese authorities.
The fundamental level of rivalry right here just isn’t a lot the adjustments themselves, however the truth Ubisoft determined to not create a particular shopper for Asia and as a substitute made adjustments to the construct we have now at the moment.
On Steam, the game’s evaluation score has modified from ‘Mostly Positive’ to ‘Mixed’ because of a torrent of unfavourable opinions submitted up to now 5 days.
In truth, trying on the game’s evaluation historical past, nothing comes even near the amount of negativity it’s seeing proper now. Reading by means of the negative reviews posted not too long ago, the overwhelming majority are one or two sentences-long about why the reviewer is upset in regards to the adjustments being made.
The fervour appears to have died down a bit since then, however the ratio of negative-to-positive stays the very best ever for Rainbow Six Siege.
It’s not simply Steam, both, the outcry has been raging on on Reddit because the announcement, with many comparable sentiments – although some are admittedly overly dramatic.
Ubisoft might at all times determine to create a separate shopper for Asia, like so many different publishers do, however the firm hasn’t modified its stance following the backlash.
In different Rainbow Six Siege information, the game’s subsequent DLC pack – Operation Wind Bastion – has acquired an preliminary reveal.