In October 2020, Rainbow Six Extraction (originally called Rainbow Six Quarantine) was rejected due to COVID-19. Now the next co-op experience gets a new release window next to the new name hitting one with more pushback. Ubisoft has confirmed that Rainbow Six Extraction is delayed until 2022.
The Ubisoft Extraction team took to the studio blog to update the fans on the current state of the game. The study aims to ensure that the unique features in the game work all the way Ubisoft intends, with the goal of offering an almost perfect online experience for those who are eager to fall into Extraction. For the full statement: “Our ambition with Rainbow Six Extraction is to provide a complete AAA experience that changes the way you play and think about cooperative games. With unique features like Missing In Action or The Sprawl, each mission it is destined to be a tense and challenging experience in which you will lead the elite operators of Rainbow Six in a fight against a lethal and evolving alien threat. ”
While the delays are a bit annoying, especially in terms of the titles with a lot of excitement surrounding them, it’s good to see more and more studies normalizing admitting that they need more time rather than pushing an unfinished product out the door. , becoming dependent on the day a patch. Performance issues and bugs have always been an issue with online games at launch, but ensuring that the state of construction is where the team wants it to be can ensure a much smoother launch day experience. Now on to these server issues that are also commonly seen …
The good news is that Ubisoft looks confident it can stream the January 2022 experience, so at least we have a specific window to look forward to.
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