Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Year 4 Roadmap Reveal Panel Megathread — Six Invitational 2019

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This thread will serve as a megathread for the Year 4 reveal panel at the Six Invitational 2019.

Have I missed anything? Please reply to my stickied comment with additional information, thanks!


Year 4 Roadmap

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Year 4 Roadmap

Season 1 – Burnt Horizon

  • Australian operators
  • Named Burnt Horizon
  • Launching on Test Servers tomorrow, Feb 18th

Season 2

  • Denmark & US (Secret Service) operators
  • Kafe rework

Season 3

  • Peru & Mexico operators
  • Kanal rework

Season 4

  • Kenya & India operators
  • Theme Park rework

In-Game Events

  • One event per season
  • Similar to Halloween Mad House event or Road to S.I. playlist

Map Reworks

  • Kafe (Season 2)
    • Bigger top floor
    • Skylight partly blocked
    • Changed staircase in 1st floor Restaurant
    • Bakery/Kitchen bombsite moved completely into Kitchen
    • New objective
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  • Kanal (Season 3)
    • Two new connectors (including tunnel)
    • Improved layout
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  • Theme Park (Season 4)
    • Streamlined layout
      • Simplified bottom floor
      • Changes to Train Room
      • Changes to double staircase


Operator Balancing & More

Lion (first half of Year 4)

  • No more outline for scans
  • Duration decreased by 50%
  • Concept: making him an intel-based operator

Glaz (first half of Year 4)

  • Heat vision only available when standing still
  • Moving him away from the entry-fragging role

Deployable Shield (first half of Year 4)

  • Easier placement
  • See-through slits from the backside
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    https://i.imgur.com/qnAYj8p.png
    • Similar to Mira's Black Mirrors (one-sided visibility, blocking Glaz's heatvision)
  • Blocking doorways completely
  • Still destroyed by explosives

Mute (Y4S1)

  • Buff icon when in range of jammer
  • Jammers will hang up Dokkaebi calls

Dokkaebi (Y4S1)

  • Calls hang up automatically after 18 seconds

Capitão (Y4S1)

  • Moved to area-denial role
  • Bigger radius, decreased damage

Breach Charge (Y4S1)

  • Quicker deploy
  • Damage changes
    • Reduced damage on the attacking side
    • Damage radius increased on defending side, damage decreased
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Lean Spam Changes (Y4S1)

  • First iteration fix
  • Clip:
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    https://clips.twitch.tv/IntelligentRockyLouseYee
  • Slowed down animation
  • Crouch spam changes announced

Ash (Y4S1)

  • Removed ACOG


Player Behavior Improvements

  • Reversed damage for friendly fire
    • Clip:
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    • Mode activates after first team kill
    • Indicator when in this mode
      https://i.imgur.com/lW1ThDP.png
  • Forgive option for team kills teased
  • Rewards for positive behavior teased


Playlist Changes

Newcomer Playlist

  • Only up to level 50
  • Bomb-only game mode
  • Limited map pool (3 maps)

Ranked Changes

  • Introducing Pick & Ban
  • Introducing new ranks
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  • Ranked Hub
    • Rewards
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    • Stats for current and past seasons
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    • Public Ranked distribution
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      https://i.imgur.com/K1Rc4IR.png
    • Map pool information
  • Exiting beta
  • Level 30 requirement

Casual Changes

  • Timer down to 3:30 (from 4:00)
  • Ability to pick spawn points on attack
  • Revealing objectives to defenders


Esport Roadmap

  • Six Invitational 2019 prize pool at $2,000,000

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Year 4 Esports Roadmap

  • Next Pro League Final in Milan
    • May 18th & 19th
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  • USA Major in August
  • Asia Pro League Finals in November
  • Six Invitational 2020 in Montreal
  • New minor events: iBuyPower, Dreamhack, PIT
  • Revenue share continuing throughout Year 4, supporting esport prize pools & more


Operator Lifecycle Changes

  • 0-12 months: 25,000 renown
  • 12-24 months: 20,000 renown
  • 24-36 months: 15,000 renown
  • 36+ months: 10,000 renown
  • All information:
    https://i.imgur.com/KcYYN0D.jpg


Test Server Changes

  • 3 week testing period before new operations (up from 2)


Other

  • Black Holo sights
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  • Menu changes to accomodate for increasing number of operators
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  • Dev Diary:

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