Rainbow Six Siege Free Weekend Begins August 24

Rainbow Six Siege recently hit the 20-million-registered-players milestone, and you can soon add yourself to the tally thanks to an upcoming free weekend that runs from August 24 through August 27 on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC (via Steam and Uplay). All progress earned during the free weekend will transfer over to the full game, which will be 50% off from August 24 to September 4.

Additionally, PC players will be able to participate in the Technical Test Server run of Operation Blood Orchid on August 29, which will give them the opportunity to try out its three new Operators and new Hong Kong theme park map. Operation Blood Orchid is currently targeting a September 5 release.

If you want to get an earlier glimpse at this upcoming content, you can tune into the Pro League Finals at twitch.tv/rainbow6 on Saturday at 9:15AM PDT for a first look at all the new content in action. For more information on Rainbow Six Siege, check out our previous coverage or visit the official site.

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

Release date — December 1, 2015
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
Rainbow 6 Siege is the upcoming installment of 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.

ESRB Rating: MATURE with Blood, Drug Reference, Strong Language, Violence
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