Crystal Guard Launches Today In Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege


Today, Ubisoft announced that Crystal Guard, the third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 6, is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, the Xbox One family of consoles, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC, including Ubisoft+, Ubisoft’s subscription service. This new season brings innovations with the addition of the Croatian operator Osa, and the rework of the maps Bank, Coastline, and Clubhouse. Additionally, players will be able to play Rainbow Six Siege and Crystal Guard for free from 9th – 12th September.

In Crystal Guard, players will discover a brand-new attacker: Osa, equipped with the Talon-8 shield, a deployable transparent shield that she can carry. Osa is armed with a 556xi or a PDW9 as a primary weapon and a PMM as a secondary weapon. In addition to the new operator, players will have access to the reworked maps Coastline, Bank, and Clubhouse. These maps had some modifications as closed windows, new alleys, more destructible parts, bomb site placement, and more. Also, improvements have been made to the following operators: Finka, Sledge, Glaz, Iana, Twitch, IQ, Mute, and Fuze among other updates.

In addition, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available for free from Thursday 9th September to Thursday 12th September on Playstation 4, Playstation 5*, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, and Windows PC via Epic Games, Steam, and Ubisoft Connect. Players will also benefit from a discount of up to 80% during this period, depending on the platform and version of the game. For more information, please visit:

Year 6 Season 3 comes with a brand-new Battle Pass, including 100 tiers and 133 rewards, available until 23rd November. For the first time, the Battle Pass introduces a new reward: Battle Point Boosters, which are consumables that boost Battle Point gain by 20% when used at any time. The Battle Pass includes a free and a Premium track available for 1200 R6 Credits. Owners of the Premium Battle Pass can play with Osa immediately and progress faster, while other players can unlock her with Renown or R6 Credits starting 21st September. New seasonal content including the map reworks and operator updates are available right now for free and for all players.

Additional updates coming with Crystal Guard include:

  • Elite personalization.
  • HP now replaces the armor.
  • Updates for Finka, Sledge, Glaz, Iana, Twitch, IQ, Mute, and Fuze.
  • Lower price for operators Maverick, Clash, Amaru, Goyo, and Zero.
  • Seasonal weapon skin.

*During the free week, Playstation 5 players will access the Playstation 4 version without any next-gen visual enhancements.

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