About Rainbow Six Siege:Tom Clancy’sRainbow Six is a media franchise created by American author Tom Clancy about a fictional international counter-terrorist unit called “Rainbow”. The franchise began with Clancy’s novelRainbow Six, which was adapted into a series of tactical first-person shooter video games.
Yesterday, a new patch for Rainbow Six Siege released. The new patch with version 4.2 rolled out for PC platforms. The new update brought a lot of bug fixes, issues, and some new features.
Today, the same patch, that is, Rainbow Six Siege update Patch Notes 4.2 is rolling out for PS4 and Xbox One platforms. The patch will roll-out after the downtime of the servers. According to the official tweet by Rainbow Six Siege, the game servers will be taken down for 25 minutes starting from 08:00 EST / 13:00 UTC.
You can check out the changelog for this patch below. These are the official patch notes provided by the publisher.
Rainbow Six Siege Update | Patch Notes 4.2
Patch 4.2 contains the fix for the Clash exploit and she will be re-enabled and will be available to play with the 4.2 patch.
The Y4S4.2 patch is scheduled to go out today for PC on 13th of January, and to Console soon after which we’ll announce when we have a definite date.
As always if you discover any issues or bugs with the new patch, please report that on R6FIX so we can look into that as soon as possible.
FIXED – Clash exploit
The Clash exploit is fixed with this patch and we will be re-enabling her on live for each platform as 4.2 goes out. Thank you for your patience and understanding over the holiday period!
FIXED – Hostage can be shot and damaged through both reinforced and unbreakable walls when placed too close to either.
FIXED – Some thin fragile map props are not properly destroyed when hit by projectiles and other minor prop destruction issues on maps
FIXED – Operator hitboxes can clip through reinforced walls and be shot.
FIXED – Goyo’s Volcán can be destroyed and detonates when a reinforcement destroys it from the other side of the wall.
FIXED – Deploying a Mira Black Mirror next to a Volcán Shield placed too close to the wall can trigger the Volcán explosion from the other side of the wall.
Now Goyo’s Volcán will just be destroyed without exploding and spreading fire, destruction, and RFF.
FIXED – Volcán’s explosive canister and shell will sometimes remain floating after an Ash breaching round or Mira mirror is deployed close to it.
FIXED – Jackal can scan footprints from the disruption radius of a Mute Jammer if he begins scanning while outside the jammer area.
FIXED – Wamai’s Mag-Net will still draw and catch projectiles even after the destruction of the surface it is on and will detonate them in mid-air even as it is falling.
FIXED – Players can sometimes escape Frost traps if Finka’s Adrenaline Surge is used under certain conditions.
FIXED – Mira can deploy her Black Mirror through a reinforced wall under certain conditions.
FIXED – Clash CCE Shield SFX is sometimes inaudible.
FIXED – Prompt to deploy Kapkan’s EDD sometimes displays when running and stopping near doorways.
FIXED – Once Lion’s scan is finished, Lion’s debuff icon sometimes re-appears for a few frames for tagged players.
FIXED – Kali’s left-hand pops in first person POV when unequipping her LV lance.
FIXED – Caveira’s hand clips through her phone when resetting it during a Dokkaebi call.
FIXED – Various dynamic clipping and general clipping issues across maps.
FIXED – Various LOD issues on.
FIXED – Players can vault onto the shelves and other un-valuable assets in Day Care on Theme Park.
FIXED – Valkyrie’s Black Eyes can be deployed inside a helmet on Favela.
FIXED – Gap in wall present in 2F Offices of Tower.
FIXED – A small gap between two walls in EXT Roof of Theme Park.
FIXED – Deployable gadgets float after the monitor they’re placed on is destroyed in Border.
FIXED – Sticky gadgets remain floating after destroying a vase in 3F Cocktail Lounge in Kafe.
FIXED – Light damage projectiles don’t destroy the ashtray in 1F Security Room of Coastline.
FIXED – Various minor cosmetic modelling and shop fixes.
FIXED – Various minor menu and HUD visual issues.
FIXED – Minor animation clipping issues.
FIXED – Ela Elite’s model outline can be seen behind the paint during the Elite Victory Animation at the end of a match.
FIXED – Operators’ guns will sometimes briefly display on the screen when picking up Bulletproof Cams, Maestro’s Evil Eye, or Jager’s ADS.
FIXED – Snapping arm animation when close to an object while entering ADS.
FIXED – Spectators can see Nomad’s ammunition count oscillating between the normal AK-74 ammo and the launchers ammo, when Nomad switches the gadget on and off.
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