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Rainbow Six Siege (R6) Update 2.21 Patch Notes (New Map)

Rainbow Six Siege update 2.21 (1.000.025) for PS4, PS5, PC, and Xbox One is now available to download. According to the official R6 Siege 2.21 patch notes, the latest update added a new Map (Emerald Plains) to the game. Additionally, today’s Rainbow Six Siege version 2.21 (1.025) also includes various balancing, fixes and more.

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Previously, a big update Y7S1 added a new operator, balancing, tweaks, and fixes. Unfortunately, players are still experiencing issues with the game.

Today’s R6 Siege update 2.21 will fix a few of these issues. Read more details below.

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Rainbow Six Siege (R6) Version 2.21 Download Size

  • Ubisoft Connect:  3.75 GB
  • Steam: 1.9 GB
  • Xbox One: 2.46 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 2.61 GB
  • PS4: 2.98 GB
  • PS5: 2.32 GB

R6 Update 2.21 Patch Notes – April 19, 2022

NEW MAP

EMERALD PLAINS

  • Added Emerald Plains to Ranked, Unranked, Quick Match, Team Deathmatch, Newcomer and Lone Wolf PVE map playlists.

OPERATOR BALANCING

BANDIT

  • Bandit can now attach multiple batteries to the same surface or device.

BLACKBEARD

  • Added Claymore (removed Breaching Charges).

GRIDLOCK

  • Gridlock now has 4 Trax canisters (from 3).

NOMAD + ORYX

  • Recovery time from knock-back effects is now 1.25s (from 2s).
  • Operators will now remain prone after recovering from a knock-back effect.

WARDEN

  • Increased duration and cooldown of Glance Smart Glasses to 20s each (from 10s).

YING

  • Reduced duration of the Candelas flash to 1.4s (from 2.8s).
  • Increased the number of Candelas to 4 (from 3).

GADGET BALANCING

CLAYMORE

  • Increased the number of Claymores to 2 (from 1).

TWEAKS AND IMPROVEMENTS

PLAYER COMFORT

FoV

  • Added Field of View slider on console (PS4, PS5, Xbox One & Xbox Series S/X).
  • Please note, setting the field of view above 60 may result in lower frame rate and some graphical issues.

GAME HEALTH

Map Rotations

  • Removed Outback from the Newcomer playlist.

BUG FIXES

Addressed the following issues.

GAMEPLAY

  • Various Team Deathmatch issues.
  • Players are not getting points for destroying drones during “Prep Phase”.
  • Operators are receiving damage after being pushed through a destroyed wall by Nomad or Oryx.
  • Operators affected by Capitão’s Asphyxiation Bolt still take damage after the fire disappears and Capitão exits the game.
  • Montagne will retain his Ballistic shield equipped if Oryx pushes him while retracting the Shield.
  • Defenders can see Jackal footprints in support mode after reconnecting.

LEVEL DESIGN

  • Various LOD issues on Emerald Plains map.
  • Various LOD issues on multiple maps.

OPERATORS

  • Various Azami Kiba Barrier issues.
  • Deployable gadgets get destroyed when Kapkan deploys his EDD in their proximity.
  • Tachanka can kill the hostage when the Hostage Death setting is turned off.
  • Various operator VFX issues.

UI Fixes

Addressed the following issues.

  • Various Localization issues.
  • Various Customization issues.
  • Various UI issues.
  • Various Shop issues.
  • Various Audio and SFX issues.
  • Various Battle Pass issues.
  • Missing blood particles when taking damage.
  • Various key binding issues.
  • Multiple playlist and matchmaking issues.

Download free Rainbow 6 Siege update 2.21 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, and Xbox One.

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