Rainbow Six Siege Operation Red Crow has a release date, free play weekend starts today

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 10 November 2016 15:51 GMT

Operation Red Crow, the fourth update for Rainbow Six Siege has a release date.

A previously reported, the content update introduces a free map and gameplay features.

Two new Operators will also be available to Season Pass holders one week earlier than those who do not own the pass. The latter will be able to unlock the operators with their Renown or R6 Credits after the exclusive period.

Ubisoft also announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available for free from November 10-13 on PlayStation 4 along with PC via Uplay and Steam.

Here’s what’s included in Operation Red Crow:

The Skyscraper Map: It is placed high above the streets of Nagoya, Japan, where Operators have to neutralize an organised crime threat within a Yakuza-filled mansion.

Two new Japanese Operators

  • Hibana is an expert at gaining entry in high risk areas thanks to her explosive leadership on the field. She is equipped with the SuperNova and Type-89 as primary weapons, allowing for rapid movement and providing precise room-to-room clearings.
  • Echo, a tactical and technology-driven Operator, is also equipped with the SuperNova, along with the MP5SD4 as primary weapons, allowing him to proceed rapidly and precisely in Close Quarter Battle contexts.

Further details on the content of Operation Red Crow will be announced during the Rainbow Six Pro League Season 3 Finals livestream, which will include the first live demo of the new DLC.

This will be broadcast on the Rainbow Six Twitch channel at 4:45pm Sunday, November 13.

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Red Crow will be made available on November 17 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The two new Operators will be released for all players on November 24.

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