Rainbow 6 Siege Update Version 2.06 Patch Notes (Y6S1.3)

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Rainbow 6 Siege version 2.06 released on PS4, PC, and Xbox One. According to the official Rainbow 6 Siege update 2.06 patch notes, the latest update added quality of life improvements. Apart from this, Rainbow 6 patch 2.06 also includes performance improvements.

Previously, a big Operation Neon Dawn update added a new defender (Aruni), new accessibility features, reworked the Skyscraper map, and more. The last patch also added changes to Echo’s Yokai, and Hibana’s X-Kairos.

Unfortunately, since the last update, players are still experiencing several issues when trying to play the game online. Today’s Rainbow 6 Siege version 2.01 is expected to fix a few of these issues.

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What is new in Rainbow 6 Siege update 2.06?

OPERATOR BALANCING

ACE
  • Replaced Smoke Grenades with Claymore
  • The S.E.L.M.A. Aqua Breacher destroys Mira’s Black Mirror window
JACKAL
  • Reduced the C7E magazine capacity to 25+1 bullets (from 30+1)
  • Reduced the C7E damage to 42 (from 46)
JÄGER
  • Reduced the 416-C magazine capacity to 25+1 (from 30+1)
  • Increased the 416-C vertical kick
TACHANKA

Shumikha Launcher

  • Increased the magazine capacity to 7 (from 5)
  • Increased the fire duration to 7s (from 5s)
  • Reduced the detonation time to 0.75s (from 1s)
  • Increased the fire area radius to 1.9m (from 1.7m)
  • Increased the projectile “distance to start drop” to 20m (from 8m)
  • Increased the projectile speed to 30 (from 20)

DP27

  • Reduced the equip time to 0.65s (from 0.9s)
  • Reduced the unequip time to 0.3s (from 0.42s)
THERMITE
  • Replace Claymore with Smoke Grenades

TWEAKS AND IMPROVEMENTS

GAME BALANCING

Designated Marksman Rifle (ATTACKERS)

  • Removed access to 1.0x scopes
  • Gave access to 1.5x, 2.0x, and 2.5x scopes
  • Added 3.0x as default scope
PLAYER COMFORT

Removal of Tactical Realism

  • Removed the Tactical Realism playlist type from Custom Games.
  • Added Interface Preferences to the Options menu that allow players to enable and disable some HUD parameters.
  • All Tactical Realism playlists that have been saved by players will be removed.
GAME HEALTH

Ranked Match Cancellation

  • A vote to cancel a match can only be triggered during the Preparation Phase in the first round of the match.
  • When a player refrains from voting, it is considered a “no” vote instead of not being counted.
  • The vote is still decided by the majority, with ties going in favor of a cancel.

BUG FIXES

GAMEPLAY
  • Fixed a bug where Attackers can use 2 drones to push the planted defuser inside the objective room.
  • Fixed a bug where Ping marker doesn’t appear if the player aims too close to the edge of an asset.
  • Addressed an issue where defenders can prevent a match cancellation by prematurely ending the round.
  • Addressed an issue where defenders are detected by Proximity Alarm if a Defender is eliminated while throwing one.
LEVEL DESIGN
  • Fixed a bug where The drone can see through the curtains above the window near 1F Red Stairs on Villa map.
  • Addressed an issue where doorway on the eastern side of 2F Bedroom is blocked if the player is AFK on Club House map.
  • Fixed a bug where Player is able to glitch inside of the car located in Garage on House map.
  • Addressed an issue where drones get stuck inside the pile of wood in EXT Stable on Villa map.
  • Fixed a bug where Payphones have no collision with Operators on Outback map.
  • Fixed a bug where The spotlight in 1F Waiting Room no longer illuminates the environment when looking at it from 1F Customs Inspection on Border map.
  • Fixed a bug where Defenders can be detected outdoors when they stand near the door frame in 1F Waiting room on Border map.
  • Fixed a bug where Multiple destruction, texture, and clipping issues on various maps.
  • Addressed an issue where various instances of Operators’ legs clipping through maps.
  • Addressed an issue where – Multiple exploitable gaps on various maps.
  • Fixed an issue where – Frost’s Welcome Mat is clipping through the two rugs at 1F Mudroom on Chalet map.
  • Addressed an issue where – Kapkan can deploy a trap inside the desk near 2F Break Room on Border map.
  • Addressed an issue where various LOS, navigation, and clipping issues on Outback map.
  • Fixed a bug where Defenders get detected outside when standing in the doorway between 1F Lobby and 1F Courtyard on Coastline map.
OPERATORS
  • Fixed a bug where Echo’s Yokai and captured drones lose their signal on the stairs in B Snowmobile Garage Corridor on Chalet map.
  • Fixed a bug where When Flores’ RCE-Ratero Charge explodes, its HUD remains on screen.
  • Fixed a bug where Team kills from the RCE-Ratero Charge aren’t treated as an exemption and will activate RFF on Flores.
  • Fixed a bug where The first-person animation when vaulting with a shield is different than the third-person animation.
  • Addressed a bug where Aruni’s special melee attacks do not break the glass of some bookcases but will destroy objects behind them.
  • Fixed a bug where If Flores’ RCE-Ratero Charge is deployed next to a drone and the player enters Observation Tools at the same time that the RCE-Ratero Charge explodes, the RCE and drone HUDs will stay on screen for a second.
USER EXPERIENCE
  • Fixed a bug where Minor cosmetic and UI issues.
  • Addressed an issue where various Audio, SFX and Animation issues throughout the game.
  • Fixed a bug where Enabling RAW input affects mouse movement randomly.
  • Fixed a bug where Infinite loading present if the player starts a match replay and enters the Options menu before the Operator reveal is over.
  • Addressed an issue where various UI and navigation issues throughout the game.
  • Addressed an issue where various localization issues throughout the game.
  • FIXED – Error is received when attempting to purchase currency packs or digital content from the first party store in-game on PS5.
  • FIXED – Inconsistent difficulty for Flores in the Battle Pass section and the Operators section
  • FIXED – Player is kicked from Squad after changing their spoken language on Xbox.
  • Fixed the Clash exploit on consoles.
  • Addressed game crashing issues.
  • Fixed various framerate drop and lag issue.
  • Matchmaking improvements added with today’s update.
  • Addressed network connection related fixes.
  • Stability and performance improvements added.
  • Other under the hood fixes.

Download free Rainbow 6 Siege update 2.06 on PS4, PC, and Xbox One.

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