'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege' Update: New Patch Arrived on Consoles; Features Shield Charms, Bug Fixes

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New details and the full patch notes for Ubisoft's latest "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Seige" update have surfaced.

According to Game Spot, "Rainbow Six Siege" patch is set to be out on June 1. As per the publication, the patch, which has new features, improves operator balance, and fixes game errors, can be played on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.

With regard the new features, "Rainbow Six Siege" showcases the feature called "shield charms." According to Game Rant, the feature lets players use universal charms on shield-wielding operators. In addition, the auto-reload on Blackbeard's prime weapon will be disabled when his shield is equipped.

The newest patch for "Rainbow Six Siege" is also designed to fix a number of errors in the game. These include controller stuttering when the RS button is slowly moved in a direction, failure to spawn players, a broken animation when Jager makes an attempt to pick up his gadget behind a glass window, the 180-degree turn of a character when picking up deployable gadgets from the other side of a window, and the failure of the Cluster Charge to puncture a hole in Castle's Reinforced Barricades, among others.

In terms of gameplay optimization, the "Rainbow Six Siege" patch also improves the accuracy of gunfire tracer representation. It is revealed that bullet tracers can now be sourced from the first person model and as a result, there would be a more boosted accuracy trace representation. This is an upgrade, since the third person models, which lead to erroneous gunfire situations.

The new patch for "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege" arrived on consoles June 1 after having been launched first on the PC.