When Does the New Rainbow Six Siege Season Start? – Answered

It’s no surprise to anyone that nearly a decade later, Rainbow Six: Siege continues to bring in crowds of people. It’s such a winning formula that, even for those who aren’t competitive, you can’t help but check out the most recent content or watch a competitive tournament. But there’s always more on the horizon. So, when does the new Rainbow Six Siege season start?

When is the Next Season of Rainbow Six Siege?

The upcoming season of Rainbow Six Siege, revealed recently as Operation New Blood, will kick off sometime in June. Unfortunately, no one has an exact date yet. What we do know is that Ubisoft generally follows a set schedule for seasonal releases around this time.

Following BLAST R6 Major Manchester, which concluded on May 26, the next season of Rainbow Six Siege will enter its test phase on the beta branch for approximately two weeks. Following this testing period, we’ll see the next Rainbow Six Siege season start. If the timeframe remains similar to previous years, then Operation New Blood begins in mid-June.

What’s New in Rainbow Six Siege Operation New Blood?

While the list of changes to Rainbow Six Siege in Operation New Blood proves extensive, we’ll focus on the biggest, most hard-hitting tweaks coming to the 5×5 game!

  • Boost to anti-cheat and player protection mechanics
  • Fenrir and Solis nerfs
  • Full launch of the Rainbow Six Siege Marketplace
  • Warm-up game mode Endless Drill
  • Arcade game mode Attrition
  • New Recruits: Striker and Sentry

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