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Rainbow Six Siege Y7S2 Vector Glare Update Patch Notes (June 14)

Sens become the new member of Wolfguard squad as Operation Vector Glare launches today!

June 14, 2022

Rainbow Six Siege Y7S2 Operation Vector Glare update goes live today, adding a brand new Attacker to the game as well as a new Team Deathmatch map, and the Privacy Mode feature for PC players, according to the official patch notes.

Originally revealed later in May 2022, Operation Vector Glare is finally here, launching across all platforms in a few hours. Introducing Sens as a new Attacker, Operation Vector Glare is assumed to bring a balance to both attacking and defending sides after the announcement of Azami.

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Although Sens’ holographic wall is not as fierce as Azami’s Kiba Barriers, it serves as a sight-blocking device for attackers, which is proven to be a key strategy for planting the defuser or infiltrating deeper inside the bomb sites.

The arrival of the Year 7 Season 2 also brings a new Battle Pass with 100 tiers of rewards, including both free and premium rewards. Moreover, you can expect some new balance changes for the existing Operators, on top of which Glaz will become a three-speed Operator, getting his Bearing-9 back as a secondary weapon.

You can check out the Rainbow Six Siege Y7S2 Vector Glare update full patch notes as well as addendum notes down below. Keep in mind that there will be an hour of maintenance on each platform, starting with PC at 9 am ET, then Xbox at 10 am ET, and finally, PlayStation at 11 am ET.

Screen Shake Intensity

  • Players can now turn off or reduce the intensity of screen shake feedback during gameplay from the Accessibility section of the Options menu.

Crouch Walking Volume

  • Increased the volume of footsteps while crouch walking.

Operator Balancing

  • Added 3rd secondary weapon option
    • Amaru – ITA12S
    • Clash – P-10C
    • Dokkaebi – C75-AUTO
    • Finka – GSH-18
    • Glaz – Bearing-9
    • Gridlock – SDP 9mm
    • Kali – P22 Mk5
    • Lion – P9
    • Tachanka – Bearing-9
  • Glaz: Changed to 1-Armor, 3-Speed (from 2-Armor, 2-Speed).

Tweaks and Improvements

  • Match Outcome: We are reintroducing the previous result texts and adding small visual tweaks to the match outcome screen.
  • Anti-Cheat: Re-enabling validations on the game server to prevent the cheater from shooting through ballistic shields.

Bug Fixes

  • FIXED – The defuser doesn’t automatically drop when the Operator carrying it is downed.
  • FIXED – Melee hits do not register on a shield that is clipping through a surface.
  • FIXED – The interaction between Sens’ R.O.U. Projector System and Aruni’s Surya Gates causes the game to crash.
  • FIXED – Vigil’s ERC7 activation sound can be heard from anywhere on the Map by the Attackers’ drones.
  • FIXED – Defuser disappears if the player who has it crashes during the droning phase.
  • FIXED – Various destruction and clipping issues.
  • FIXED – Blood splatters are not being displayed when shooting an enemy with M249, SR-25 and DP27.
  • FIXED – Wamai MAG-NET can catch attacker gadgets that have already stuck.
  • FIXED – Attackers can fall off the roof by interrupting the rappel animation.
  • FIXED – The planted bomb sound effect is missing for some players after the defuser is dropped in a site and then planted in the other site.
  • FIXED – Player can get stuck in their drone when preparation phase ends. 
  • FIXED – VFX for camera switch will show when another player switches to a camera you are on.
  • FIXED – Normal cameras can scan (red ping) enemies through Sens’ Light Screen without seeing them.
  • FIXED – Operators can discover the game mode objective through Sens’ Light Screen without seeing them.
  • FIXED – Sens’ Light Screen is invisible to players reconnecting to the game if it was deployed before the reconnection.
  • FIXED – AI in PVE Lonewolf Ignores Sens’ Light Screen.
  • FIXED – Defenders see the R.O.U. Projectors as friendly gadgets when using the Smart Ping on the Light Screen.
  • FIXED – VFX for camera switch will show when another player switches to a camera you are on.
  • FIXED – Multiple LOD issues on Emerald Plains map.
  • FIXED – Various collision issues on Emerald Plains map. 
  • FIXED – Multiple LOD issues on Close Quarter map. 
  • FIXED – Multiple LOD issues on Shooting Range game mode. 
  • FIXED – Multiple LOD issues on various maps.
  • FIXED – Sens’ R.O.U. Projector System moves Player sideways when it hits the operator after bouncing off an obstacle.
  • FIXED – Some parts of Sens’ Light Screen will stay visible for 2 seconds upon the auto destruction of their gadget.
  • FIXED – Sens’ R.O.U. Projector System is not affected by Mute’s Signal Disruptor.
  • FIXED – Sens does not receive the “Peek a Boo” kill bonus for killing an enemy after passing through a Light Screen.
  • FIXED – The trajectory of the R.O.U. Projector System curves when deployed underneath a barricade that faces the Player.
  • FIXED – Various collision issues with the R.O.U. Projector System.
  • FIXED – Caveira’s Luison damage in-game is 55 instead of 65.
  • FIXED – Glaz’s sight and the bullet origin are offset if the Holo A sight is equipped.
  • FIXED – The feedback marker for Thunderbird’s Kona station isn’t visible from a certain distance.
  • FIXED – Red Dot B is not aligned when aiming down sight with the SPAS-15.
  • FIXED – Incorrect animation for Osa’s Talon-8 Shield when picking up from a window.
  • FIXED – The explosion reverb of Kapkan’s EDD is always the same despite the size of the room.
  • FIXED – Nomad’s Airjab Launcher laser is not disabled when Nomad is affected by EMP.
  • FIXED – IQ’s EFD displays the electrical waves on hacked defenders’ cameras while in Signal Lost state.
  • FIXED – Iana’s warning message is displayed while the gadget is recharging or affected by EMP.
  • FIXED – Valkyrie’s camera in “losing signal state” is not displayed if the operator is in affected by EMP.
  • FIXED – Blitz’s warning message is displayed while the shield is in cooldown and when in disabled state.
  • FIXED – Sens POF-9 ADS time is faster than other Assault Rifle.
  • FIXED – Sens’ last two projectors of the R.O.U. Projector System are not in synchronized with the rest when despawning.
  • FIXED – Various VFX issues with the R.O.U. Projector System.
  • FIXED – Various Azami Kiba Barrier issues.
  • FIXED – Various weapon VFX issues.
  • FIXED – Various operator VFX issues.
  • FIXED – During match replay, rewinding while watching a player’s POV will move the character through all locations it has been in quick succession.
  • FIXED – In a Bomb custom game, the plant time is 4 seconds no matter the custom game’s setting.
  • FIXED – Voice and text chat issues in Close Quarter discovery playlist. 
  • FIXED – Scoreboard text chat mute button is not disabled in Team Deathmatch.
  • FIXED – End of Match message displays Victory for the defeated team.
  • FIXED – Subtitles are not present during the intro cinematic for new accounts.
  • FIXED – Windows cursor remains stuck on screen, blocking camera movement.
  • FIXED – Left and Right Dead Zone option doesn’t apply immediately if changed in game. 
  • FIXED – Mute button is greyed out for some players in game. 
  • FIXED – Several weapons are missing their 2D thumbnails.
  • FIXED – Purchased elite skins do not show up as owned after purchase.
  • FIXED – Launching the game on PC using PS4 or PS5 gamepad and swapping to an Xbox controller will lead to input loss from new connected device.
  • FIXED – Various UI issues.
  • FIXED – Various customization issues.
  • FIXED – Various custom match issues.
  • FIXED – Various match replay issues.
  • FIXED – Various Caster Mode issues.
  • FIXED – Various Audio and SFX issues.
  • FIXED – Various Spectator issues. 
  • FIXED – Various Localization issues.
  • FIXED – Various shop issues.
  • FIXED – Various FOV issues on console.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad (He/Him) is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games when he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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