Ubisoft has released information about the new patch for Rainbow Six Siege. 

The new update is extensive, addressing some major issues like PvP balancing, improvements to ranked matchmaking, updates to hit registrations and includes some new content and features. One of the major updates is the Ultra-HD Texture Pack that is currently available for PC.

You can see the full patch notes here:

  • New Content & Features
    • Visual Update
      • DLC Ultra-HD Texture Pack now available for PC Players
    • Community Health
      • Implemented an auto-kick feature for intentional team killers
  • General Tweaks & Improvements
    • Hit Registration
      • Fixed bugs on replication and kill cam:
        • Pawn rotation latency
        • Shield positioning while rappelling
        • Shooting and moving while rappelling
        • Kill cam replication issues
        • Updated server tick rate for PC (intermittent & temporary)
      • Playlist Changes
        • PvP – Ranked playlist HUD has been synced with the Casual playlist
        • Renamed Minimal HUD to Hardcore HUD
      • Ranked Matchmaking Improvements
        • Increased reliability of end-game skill rank updates.
        • The penalty for abandoning a ranked game in progress has been temporarily reduced to 8 minutes.
        • Skill rank icon is now displayed on the game’s main screen, next to your level.
      • Other Matchmaking Improvements
        • PvP & PvE matchmaking bug fixes
      • Balancing
        • PvP – Reduced time to detect Defenders outside from 5 seconds to 2 seconds.
        • PvE – Reduced the maximum number of White Masks and reduced wave sizes in Terrorist Hunt – Disarm Bomb.
      • Player Comfort
        • Increased the amount of characters available tin the chatbox from 32 characters to 128 characters.
        • Glaz scope visibility enhanced.
    • Top Community Raised Bug Fixes
      • Gameplay fixes
      • Level Design fixes
      • Online Flow fixes
      • Visual fixes
      • UI fixes
      • Miscellaneous fixes

Rainbow Six Siege is available now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Catch our review of the shooter here.

 

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