Rainbow Six: Siege Update Y6S1.1 Patch Notes on April 1

Ubisoft has pushed out the new Rainbow Six Siege Update Y6S1.1 along with the full list of patch notes today on April 1. This patch was initially released to the PC players last week, but is now available to all platforms today. Total expected downtime for this update to be deployed is around 30 minutes.

You need to download a total file size of about 1.57 GB on the PS4, and about 1.62 GB on the PS5. File sizes for other platforms vary, and are around 2GB for the Xbox. Everything added or changed in the game has been covered in the full notes below. One major change that a lot of streamers are going to appreciate is the Streamer Mode which allows you to hide the region and latency info on the screen.

Rainbow Six Siege Update Y6S1.1 Patch Notes

Rainbow Six Siege Update Y6S1.1 Patch Notes

Here are the official patch notes for the Rainbow Six Siege Update Y6S1.1 that is now rolling out to supported platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

Y6S1.1 PATCH SIZE

Below you will find the download sizes for each platform.

  • Ubisoft Connect:
    • 1.56 GB if live build was installed with HD PACK
    • 1.44 GB if live build was installed without HD PACK
  • Steam: 1.1 GB
  • Xbox One: 1.33 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 2.27 GB
  • PS4: 1.57 GB
  • PS5: 1.62 GB

TWEAKS AND IMPROVEMENTS

PLAYER COMFORT

Streamer Mode

  • Streamer Mode preferences have been added to the Options menu.
  • They allow streamers to hide the region and latency info on their screen from viewers and enable a hidden matchmaking delay to prevent queue sniping.

Charms Loadout Menu

  • The charms in the operator album and player loadout menus will now be sort by rarity and alphabetical order. This is a temporary fix while waiting for those sections to be properly revamped.

BUG FIXES

GAMEPLAY

  • FIXED – Title enters infinite loading after cinematic of situation Cold Zero if the game is still installing.
  • FIXED – Players can fast peek around corners by leaning and knifing the air.
  • FIXED – Bailiff 410 handgun awards Battle Pass progress to the “Close Quarters” shotgun challenge instead of the “Handgun Eliminations” challenge.
  • FIXED – Vertical recoil stops/drop down sometimes when a player tries to compensate it.
  • FIXED – Player can avoid Match Cancellation Penalty if their entire team is self-eliminated and the player reconnects during the end of round.

LEVEL DESIGN

  • FIXED – Multiple misplaced assets, clipping, and collision issues on various maps.
  • FIXED – Multiple exploitable gaps on various maps.
  • FIXED – Various LOD issues on Border map.
  • FIXED – Multiple texture issues on various maps.
  • FIXED – Various lighting issues on Border map.
  • FIXED – Various asset issues in Spectator mode.
  • FIXED – Attacker drones spawn inside the AC unit box on the roof of EXT Pedestrian Customs.

OPERATORS

  • FIXED – Montagne hip fire cone is too small after the shield is unextended.
  • FIXED – Flores’ weapon clips through his Claymore if the player equips it after the detonation of the RCE-Ratero Charge.
  • FIXED – RCE-Ratero Charge that is anchored to a wall will change its position if caught by a Pest that is also anchored to the wall.
  • FIXED – Mira can deploy the Black Mirror over part of an indestructible wall in 1F Workshop on Border map.
  • FIXED – Maestro’s Evil Eye camera is obstructed when the device is deployed on the floor.
  • FIXED – Flores’ RCE-Ratero Charge HUD can be seen during end of round and MVP if activated just before the round ends.
  • FIXED – The RCE-Ratero Charge HUD will appear red if one of Flores’ drones is destroyed at the same time that he deployed the RCE-Ratero Charge.

USER EXPERIENCE

  • FIXED – Replay access is disabled after quitting a match replay.
  • FIXED – The ticker overlaps with the loadout bar in the Caster HUD.
  • FIXED – When the player enters Observation Tools and switches their stance, there are discrepancies in the first and third person views.
  • FIXED – Missing the in-game notification that occurs when a player levels up a Ubisoft account.
  • FIXED – Watch section does not refresh when player leaves a Squad.
  • FIXED – Various UI and navigation issues throughout the game.
  • FIXED – Various localization issues throughout the game.
  • FIXED – Minor cosmetic and shop fixes.
  • FIXED – Multiple VFX are pixelated with the latest NVIDIA Drivers 461.72.
  • FIXED – Wrong description appears in the Premium Battle Pass purchase panel when the player has already reached Tier 98 or above.

This all has been fixed or changed in Rainbow Six Siege. If you were expecting anything more out of this Update Y6S1.1, well then you will have to wait for future updates to get announced. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

[via Ubisoft]

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