Ubisoft has announced that High Calibre, the fourth and final season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 6, is now available. This new season brings new updates with the addition of the Irish operator Thorn, the rework of the map Outback, new default colours of the teams, and a new Battle Pass featuring a new exotic weapon skin, amongst other updates.
In High Calibre, players will discover a brand-new defender: Thorn, equipped with the Razorbloom Shell: a throwable proximity device that once triggered initiate a timed blast. If an enemy player doesn’t get out of the area of effect on time, they will receive damage at the end of the fuse timer. Thorn is a medium speed, medium armour Operator, and her loadout consists of the new custom made UZK50Gi or the M870 as primary weapons and the 1911 TACOPS or the C75-AUTO as secondary weapons.
In addition, the Outback map has been rebuilt to improve balancing and player comfort. Both the main building and its exterior have been tweaked to allow Attackers to create and execute more effective strategies. In addition, new exterior soft walls have been added to the building, and some areas have been refurbished and cleaned up to remove junk and provide better lines of sight and balance.
Additional updates coming with High Calibre include:
- Default team colours are now blue and red, with the opponent being always in red
- New HUD
- Balancing updates (Finka, Echo and Mozzie’s drones, bulletproof cameras update
Year 6 Season 4 comes with a brand-new Battle Pass, including 100 tiers and 131 rewards, available until the 21st of February 2022. The Battle Pass includes a free and a Premium track available for 1200 R6 Credits.
Owners of the Premium Battle Pass can play as Thorn immediately and progress faster, while other players can unlock her with Renown or R6 Credits starting from the 14th of December. New seasonal content including the Outback rework, new default team colours, new HUD and operator updates are available right now for free and for all players.