Posted by Will Tuttle, Xbox Wire Editor in Chief on Xbox Wire
We’re excited to announce that all Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy the critically acclaimed Rainbow Six Siege for free this entire upcoming weekend with Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days. Beginning 9 AM PT Thursday, July 28 and running through 11:59 PM PT Sunday, July 31, Gold members in Xbox One markets can experience the most exciting and strategic tactical shooter available. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience. The game will also be on sale all week, so if you decide to purchase the game, you will be able to start again right where you left off.
Rainbow Six Siege does more than let you experience intense firefights and expert strategy. It has a level of freedom unrivaled by any previous Rainbow Six game. Combining tactical maps, observation drones, and a new rappel system, Rainbow teams have more options than ever before to plan, attack, and diffuse these situations.
In May, the highly-anticipated Operation Dust Line was released, giving players access to American Navy Seal operators, Blackbeard and Valkyrie, and unleashing Rainbow Six Siege players on the new Border map, set in the Middle East. Dust Line also introduced players to a fresh set of customization capabilities, allowing players to outfit their operators in newly-designed headgear, such as gasmasks, helmets, and face-shields. Weapon charms were also added as a way of personalizing a player’s weapon with a unique trinket or decoration.
The Rainbow Six Siege community is more active than ever before, as the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League explodes in popularity. Now in its second season, the Pro League features the most skilled Rainbow Six Siege players from all over the world, and rewards winners with cash prizes. Tune in this Saturday, July 30 at 1PM PST for the Pro League Season 2 Xbox Final to see who comes out on top! You will also catch a full reveal of Operation Skull Rain: the upcoming DLC available on August 2 to Season Pass holders.
Beyond the Pro League, Siege unveiled in June 2016 an all-new series of in-game events, or Ubisoft Club Challenges. Players who compete regular in-game challenges qualify to win unique customization items, including charms, headgear, and even weapon skins.
Haven’t had a chance to experience the tactical action in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege? Now’s your chance! Play Rainbow Six Siege for FREE on Xbox One all weekend from July 28-31. Try out the operators, experience destructible-environment tactical gameplay at its best, and find out why millions of players are getting in the game.
During the week, you’ll have the option to purchase the game online from the Xbox Store at a discount and continue playing. You will also get to keep your Gamerscore and achievements earned while playing, so draft your Xbox Live friends and siege on. Sieging is always better with a friend.
You can download Rainbow Six Siege by clicking on the Gold Member area on the home dashboard or downloading directly from the Xbox store.