Once stalwart brokers of counterterrorism, two of Rainbow Six Siege‘s elite operators have decided to ditch their day jobs for a week on the other side. From today through Monday the 25th, Hibana and Vigil are joining up with the crew of Netflix’s Money Heist for some crimson crime capers in Siege’s first crossover outdoors of loaning characters to different Ubisoft games. There’s no must go nicking pennies to get in on the occasion, both. From Thursday by Monday the 25th, Rainbow Six Siege will likely be free to select up and play, with a hefty low cost for killers who need to hold it for good.
Money Heist, recognized natively as La Casa De Papel (The House Of Paper, an objectively cooler identify), is a Spanish crime drama following a bunch of red-cloaked robbers as they stage a multi-day assault on The Royal Mint of Spain. It’s the kind of job I reckon Team Rainbow could be dashing to counter, but it surely seems two members have joined the Spaniards for a little bit of against the law spree.
Siege’s Money Heist occasion is a typical Hostage match on Bank (naturally). This time, the hostages have come dressed within the present’s “iconic” moustache-twirling crimson jumpsuit getup. Players who bounce in as Hibana or Vigil may also don the identical look, no matter whether or not they’ve purchased the coinciding occasion bundle or not.
Otherwise, it’s enterprise as standard. Break in, free the hostages, escape. Quite handy of Money Heist’s plot to map so nicely to a spherical of digital gunsports.
The heist itself lasts 5 days, however the spoils of crime will likely be hanging round far, far longer. Hibana and Vigil are each getting these crimson jumpsuits and nightmare-inducing plastic masks. Hibana’s bundle additionally features a new Tokyo appeal and Regal Mint pores and skin for the Type-89, whereas Vigil gamers can nab the Surrealist appeal and Fresh Paper K1A weapon pores and skin. These occasion bundles will stay within the in-game retailer for “approximately a year”. No rush, then.
There are extra particulars on the Money Heist occasion, plus this week’s free interval, over on the Rainbow Six Siege site. With some minor beauty tweaks, it’s hardly probably the most daring crossover occasion. It could, nonetheless, open the doorways to extra outlandish collaborations between Netflix and Team Rainbow. How a few jail break with the lassies from Orange Is The New Black? A supernatural breach into Stranger Things’ upside-down? Bojack Kapkan?
From tomorrow ’til December 2nd, Rainbow Six Siege will likely be discounted throughout Steam, Uplay and the Epic Games Store. The low cost isn’t reside on Steam and Epic but, although Uplay lists it as 60%.