Rainbow Six: Siege Ultra HD Texture Pack For PC Announced, Patch Notes Inside

By   /   Dec 16, 2015
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

PC gamers are getting some love from Ubisoft as the developer has released the first major update for Rainbow Six: Siege, adding HD texture pack for the PC version.

Users with a 4GB GPU will be able to benefit from this HD texture pack from 1080p to 1440p. Meanwhile, for 4K you’ll need at least a 6GB card.

Here the highlights of the new patch.

Patch Notes Summary:

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New Content & Features
Visual Update

  • DLC Ultra-HD Texture Pack now available for PC Players

Community Health

  • Implemented an auto-kick feature for intentional team killers

General Tweaks & Improvements

  • Hit Registration
  • Fixed bugs on replication and kill cam:
  • Pawn rotation latency
  • Shield positioning while rappelling
  • Shooting and moving while rappelling
  • Kill cam replication issues
  • Updated server tick rate for PC (intermittent & temporary)

Playlist Changes

  • PvP – Ranked playlist HUD has been synced with the Casual playlist
  • Renamed Minimal HUD to Hardcore HUD

Ranked Matchmaking Improvements

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  • Increased reliability of end-game skill rank updates.
  • The penalty for abandoning a ranked game in progress has been temporarily reduced to 8 minutes.
  • Skill rank icon is now displayed on the game’s main screen, next to your level.

Other Matchmaking Improvements

  • PvP & PvE matchmaking bug fixes

Balancing

  • PvP – Reduced time to detect Defenders outside from 5 seconds to 2 seconds.
  • PvE – Reduced the maximum number of White Masks and reduced wave sizes in Terrorist Hunt – Disarm Bomb.

Player Comfort

  • Increased the amount of characters available tin the chatbox from 32 characters to 128 characters.
    Glaz scope visibility enhanced.

Top Community Raised Bug Fixes

  • Gameplay fixes
  • Level Design fixes
  • Online Flow fixes
  • Visual fixes
  • UI fixes
  • Miscellaneous fixes

For more details, you can visit Ubisoft Forum.