Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid Gets a Release Date

The next major update for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege will be available later this month.

on August 11, 2017 2:32 PM

Ubisoft has officially released new information on the next major update for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid.

The second update in the game’s Year 2 of content will launch on August 29th for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The new update introduces three new operators and a new map set in Hong Kong. The map will be available to everyone free of charge while unlocking the operators will require in-game currency.

All three operators will be accessible to Season Pass holders for free starting August 29th, and September 5th for everyone else. Two of the new operators are from the Hong Kong Special Duties Unit, while the other operator is a member of the Polish GROM counter-terrorism unit.

For more information on Operation Blood Orchid, you can check out the teaser trailer below this article. Additionally, the publisher will be providing a first-look at the new content during a livestream at this year’s Gamescom. The stream will commence on August 26th during the Pro League Finals.

Speaking of Rainbow Six Siege, this week Ubisoft released a new patch addressing several online matchmaking issues and recently the game reached a milestone of 20 million registered players.

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