Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Seige (Series) Review
Posted: A year ago, last updated 9 days ago.
Each round has two phases: preparation and execution. In the preparation phase, terrorists will fortify their objective with barriers and equipment while counter-terrorists will try to gather intel on the terrorist's operation using camera drones. In the execution phase the counter-terrorists aim to breach the terrorist operation and either eliminate all of the threats or secure the objective, while the terrorists will try to defend their objective or eliminate all of the counter-terrorists.
Each side has different goals, resources and a variety of characters. Each character is either an "Attacker" or "Defender" that can only be used in that role. They each have different abilities that change how you can approach situations.
The standard game-mode in Rainbow Six Siege is first team to three points wins the game. Teams will switch between attacking and defending every two rounds, meaning that in each game both teams will get to experience both sides of gameplay in each game.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Seige
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. Some of these purchases (known as 'loot boxes') are for a chance of getting rare/higher-value items although common/lower-value items are more frequent.
You will need PlayStation Plus (must be 18 to subscribe, then create sub-accounts for younger players who need be set as 13 or older) to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
You will need Xbox Live Gold (must be 18 to subscribe, then configure family accounts for younger players) to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S. The game has a variety of in-game purchases that can be used to either unlock new characters, purchase cosmetic items, or buy loot-boxes (referred to as packs).
Operators can be unlocked in three ways:
- Earning in-game currency
- Paying individually for certain operators using real-world money
- Buying operators as a set using real-world money
The game has a lot of operators which make it tempting for players to spend real-world money however it should be noted that any character in the game can be unlocked using earned in-game currency.
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