Rainbow Six Siege – Operation Para Bellum fully revealed

This weekend at the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League finals in Atlantic City, Operation Para Bellum received its full reveal. For a rundown on the new Italian defenders (Alibi and Maestro) and their new gadgets gadgets (holographic decoys and laser-firing cameras!) check out the video below.

Want more?  Well here’s an intro to Aria de Luca (Alibi).  She was born in Libya, and emigrated to Italy with her family when she was three.  She picked up her knowledge of firearms working in the family business (her father managed a small ordanance manufacturer) and training at the shooting range. After time serving in the police force, she was recruited to the Gruppo Intervento Speciale (G.I.S.) tackling organised crime, and now represents the Italian Unit in Team Rainbow.

And an intro to Adriano Martello (Maestro).  Born and raised in Rome, he hit the Military Academy of Modena at 18, before becoming an armed cop and an Explorer Paratrooper in the Tuscania regiment. After several distinguished tours, Martello qualified for Gruppo di Intervento Speciale (G.I.S.) and participated in joint operations in Iraq. After some time as a private consultant, Tuscania convinced Martello to re-enlist, enabling him to join Rainbow as a representative of the Italian Units.

The villa belongs to the Vinciguerra crime family – and acts as their retreat, where they lead a lavish lifestyle and collect rare art pieces. The Vinciguerras got wind of a raid, and started burning documents and transporting their holdings.  But when they heard Operation Para Bellum, they fled – leaving everything in disarray with vital information ready for the taking. The villa is ripe for a variety of gameplay styles, providing wide staircases, narrow tunnels, destructable floors and secret hatches.

All this plus the new Pick and Ban feature and other tweaks mentioned previously. Operation Para Bellum arrives next month.

For more on Rainbow Six Siege, check out our previous coverage.


Rainbow Six Siege

Release date — December 1, 2015
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
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PEGI 18+
Rainbow 6 Siege is the latest installment in the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise developed by the renowned Ubisoft Montreal studio for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Rainbow 6 Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience.
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