Rainbow Six Siege is about to enter Yr 5, and Ubisoft has confirmed a bit of data stemming from an early leak: there will probably be solely six operators this yr as an alternative of the standard eight. That call has confirmed controversial among the many Siege group, however the builders say the cutback is to concentrate on options that may extra broadly influence the sport. “We're investing our assets on constructing extra options and techniques that may influence each participant in each match,” in line with recreation director Leroy Athanassoff. Ubi-Fanch provides on Reddit that “the Yr 5 Cross displays this course targeted on options that profit all gamers, not simply these enjoying the most recent operators. It is going to result in further content material for all gamers, similar to free occasions, in depth reworks, and different core gameplay options.” Precisely what type these new options will take - right here’s hoping that Tachanka rework shall be amongst them - shall be clarified as a part of the complete Yr 5 reveal on the Six Invitational in February. We’ll additionally see how that change in path “leads into Yr 6 and past” as a part of the occasion.