Rainbow Six Siege:
Y6S2.2 Patch Notes

Rainbow Six Siege will soon receive the 2nd patch to its 2nd season of Year 6 content. 

This update is a balancing one – Rainbow Six Siege live servers won’t receive any gameplay changes nor new features.

The release date of the Y6S2.2 patch has not been revealed by Ubisoft.

Y6S2.2 BALANCING CHANGES:

Zofia nerf

Recently Zofia took the role of Ash in the presence chart appearance – she is the new queen of attacking in Rainbow Six Siege.

Thus, Ubisoft decided to bring the nerf hammer and smash her M762 recoil pattern, with the following changes:

  • increased horizontal spread to the left
  • decreased number of bullets in a spray for long burst recoil pattern to kick in – now on the 8th bullet vs. 12th prior to the patch
  • gun will kick harder vertically, as well

Alibi buff

The trickster among Rainbow Six Siege defenders will receive a slight buff to her guns with the addition of new scope options:

  • ACS12 receives 2.0x scope (1.5x is removed from the gun)
  • MX4 Storm gets 1.5x scope

Frost nerf

Canadian defender loses access to 1.5x scope on C1.

Tachanka buffs

The Lord and Savior will receive the following buffs:

  • increased Shumikha Launcher ammunition to 14 (from 10)
  • increased DP-27 environmental destruction
    • up to 5m – 0.3 hole radius
    • above 5m – 0.2 hole radius
  • added Deployable shield (removed Proximity alarm)

Y6S2.2 Weapon changes:

Weapon balancing changes coming to Rainbow Six Siege live servers in Y6S2.2 patch impact only 2 weapons:

TCSG12

  • Increased damage to 63 (from 57)

ASC12

  • Increased damage to 69 (from 59)

Will the above changes impact the popularity of both guns? Highly unlikely especially when we consider alternatives in weaponry options.

Is nerf to Zofia a good move?
What do you think about Tachanka’s buffs?

 
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