Ubisoft is dropping a brand new Rainbow Six Siege replace in the present day and, alongside a number of gameplay, stage design, operator, and person expertise fixes and changes, there are just a few, er, quirky hiccups which might be getting patched. Considered one of which includes inflicting frames-per-second dips by doing doughnuts actually, actually shortly in a sure spot. Huh.
“Mounted – fps drops can happen for everybody within the session if a participant spins quickly in a sure spot of 1F Archives on Financial institution map,” the newest Siege patch notes element. It’s not fairly clear what this sure spot is from the notes, however the hiccup sounds mighty just like one described again in November 2018 by YouTuber DBL Online.
They confirmed that, if a bunch of gamers headed to a sure nook within the Financial institution map’s first-floor archives room (having dialled up vertical and horizontal sensitivity to 100, and useless zones down low) and span round on the spot in a short time, the FPS game’s, er, fps would drop considerably. On the time, the YouTuber reported that the glitch might have an effect on everybody in a sport.
It’s a very weird and area of interest bug so it’s not prone to have been a giant drawback for a lot of gamers if it has been lurking in-game for a good whereas. However, as with every bugs, it’s all the time good to see hiccups found and ironed out.
The Y5S4.2 patch shall be deployed in the present day January nineteenth on all platforms.
?PC: 09:00 EDT / 14:00 UTC
?Xbox: 10:00 EDT / 15:00 UTC
?PlayStation: 11:00 EDT / 16:00 UTC
⏲Estimated Downtime: half-hour
— Rainbow Six Siege (@Rainbow6Game) January 19, 2021
Elsewhere within the patch notes, Ubisoft particulars a raft of different, fairly particular fixes to the multiplayer game’s maps. For instance, an “unfair line of sight created by the hole between the column and the wall close to 1F Workers Room on Financial institution map”, “a number of line of sight points current on Shoreline and Villa maps”, and “numerous LOD points current throughout a large number of maps” have been fastened amongst many others.
Modifications to Rainbow Six Siege operators this patch embody issues like guaranteeing “operator fashions have a light-weight glow seen from a distance”, some graphical and collision tweaks to Twitch and Echo, and fixes which means Ace, Valkyrie, and Aruni’s weapons ought to not be capable of do what they shouldn’t in sure areas.
You will discover the patch notes in full here should you’re eager to scroll by way of the complete rundown. The replace drops at 14:00 GMT / 09:00 ET / 06:00 in the present day for PC gamers, with a downtime of round half-hour, and a 1.2GB measurement on Ubisoft Join (775MB on Steam).