One game that was hit a bit harder than others due to the effects of the 2020 pandemic is the unfortunate title. Rainbow Six Isolation. This game, which was first launched in 2019, is considered the sequel to the long-running Rainbow Six series, which has now ended with massive popularity. Rainbow Six Siege. That game also had a rough start, albeit for completely different reasons, but has since become one of the best tactical shooters on the market, with seasons of new content. , maps, operator and special modes added over 5 years since launch.
One of these limited time modes was called Outbreak, a PVE mode that was the main inspiration for what has now been renamed. Rainbow Six Extraction. With tons of new details coming from the Ubisoft Forward showcase held during this year’s E3, we’ve got plenty of information on how much the game has changed in the years since it was announced. first. If you’re a fan of the more tactical style of the co-op shooter that the series is famous for, you’ll want to check out everything we know about Rainbow Six Extraction.
Along with the new trailers and the official launch of the new title, Ubisoft has finally come up with a solid release date when you can get in. Mining Rainbow Six. The game will hit, assuming no further delays, on September 16.
In addition to the release date, we also explored all the platforms Rainbow Six Extraction will come, no real surprises. You can get the game on PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. We don’t know how different the last-gen versions differ from current hardware, although it’s a safe assumption that you’ll get the best experience on either current-gen consoles or on PC. One positive note for those who can’t get their hands on the current-gen console is that both the PS4 and Xbox One versions come with a free upgrade to the PS4 and Xbox Series X/S versions.
The focus of Exploit are helping you and your team fight off hostile aliens called Archaeans, advanced parasites first discovered in New Mexico in Outbreak but has since spread to New York, San Francisco and Alaska. These areas have become containment zones, where various mutations of the Archaeans have begun to alter the environment and spread. You’ll play as moderators from the REACT team, which stands for Rainbow Exoological Analysis and Containment Team, but fans of Rainbow Six Siege will probably notice some familiar faces in the lineup.
The trailer is purely cinematic (there’s also a separate gameplay trailer you can watch) but sets the stage for what to expect from this game which is very different from any other Rainbow Six product before. here. All of the locations mentioned are containment areas that will serve as levels that you and your team can enter to complete various missions in an attempt to eliminate hostile alien forces. crystal.
Again, we can only make our best guesses about gameplay based on the movie trailer and what has been said about the game from the developers. What we do know for sure is that this will be a full PVE experience, which means it won’t split or attempt to move the multiplayer population to Surround. Everything else about the game seems to be built on that Surround pose, however.
You and two friends will choose one from a total of 18 operators, at least at launch, all of which come with their own skills and add-ons. Many of these operators are reused from Rainbow Six Siege, such as Pulse, Doc, Sledge, Alibi, Finka, Hibana, Ela, and Lion. There may be more operators returning, but those are the ones Ubisoft has confirmed so far. Between the four regions, we know that there are 12 maps that will let you in. At least one type of mission focuses on rescuing MIA operators, such as Hibana in the cinematic trailer. By completing this quest, and of course keeping the MIA agent alive, you will unlock them as a playable character.
Based on the trailer, we see many familiar tactics, tools, and mechanics from Surround. The drones are back, as are the breach options, but obviously, each operator will unlock new abilities and utility upgrades specific to the Exploit and made in response to the Archaean threat. One we’ve reviewed is React Light, which shows enemy weaknesses in the environment, plus special mines, sensors, and obstacles.
Speaking of Archaeans, we’ve taken a look at some of the different types of enemies we’ll be dealing with. There are Grunts, Rooters that gather basically that will entangle you and leave you vulnerable, and Lurkers that make other Archaeans invisible. An enemy called a Spiker appears within range and shoots deadly spikes at the player. There is a type of boomer called Breacher that will try to get close before exploding a bunch of shrapnel. There’s the Tormentor, a bladed melee type, and the all-powerful Apex.
Each task operates in a three-round structure, but that’s about our level of information. We don’t know if that means you’ll be moving between three different zones, like in one of the Left 4 Dead games, or if you’re in the same area but just with different goals. You’ll enter a safe zone between rounds to reload ammo and supplies, and have a chance to bail out if you and your team don’t feel confident about the next round. Every third round will have a boss, so getting out can be useful.
The reason you might want to extract while you might be to die in Rainbow Six Extraction means losing everything you have collected up to that point. We know you’ll be gathering information during missions, but exactly what that does, or what else you might lose, remains mostly a mystery. Not only that, when your controller is killed in battle, they become MIA. That means you’ll need to do a quest to unpack them before you can play again as moderator.
Rainbow Six Extraction built to be a co-op experience, so teaming up with friends is absolutely the main way to play. You can have up to three groups, including yourself, but it looks like you may Join with just two or even solo. How the game will adapt to the number of players is yet to be shared, but joining the full executive team is clearly the ideal way to play.
Another great news about multiplayer is the announcement that Rainbow Six Extraction will be fully cross-play enabled for all platforms. That means Xbox, PlayStation, and PC players can all team up to take down Archaeans together on day one of release.
Nothing to report about post-launch content Rainbow Six Extraction just yet, but if that model Surround has seen a lot of success with any indication, then there is likely to be some sort of season pass. We already know about some cosmetic items, thanks to the different versions of the game (more on that below), so there’s definitely going to be some way to buy things like skins and charms.
Regarding the new map, we hope that they plan to release new maps in the future to attract players’ interest. Unlike the PVP map, PVE levels tend to get stale a bit faster.
Pre-orders are now showing on Ubisoft’s official website for both physical and digital versions on all platforms. Remember, if you purchase the PS4 or Xbox One version, you are entitled to a free upgrade to the current generation version if you upgrade your console.
The Standard Edition, which retails for $60, is exactly what it sounds like. You get the game, but by pre-ordering it, you also get something called the Orbital Decay Pack. These items will become “Epic” rarity and include some exclusive skins like the Orion uniform and headgear options for Finka and Lion. It also has weapon skins and Crashlander spells.
The Deluxe Edition, for $80, has everything the Standard Edition has, plus three additional content packs: Malicious Induction Pack, Obscura Pack, and Attack Response Pack.
The Noxious Touch Pack includes the malicious touch uniform, a headdress unique to Alibi, the redeeming and malicious weapon skins, and the amulet and guardian angel.
The Obscura Pack features a black and green weapon skin, along with amulets and anagrams.
Finally, the React Strike Pack unlocks the Frontline Cosmetic Pack, which in itself features full-spectrum skins, weapon and charm skins, an XP booster for upcoming special events, and a 10% store discount in the game.