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Rainbow Six Siege Y8S2.3 Patch Notes and More

Ubisoft has just released the Y8S2.3 update for Rainbow Six Siege on all platforms, introducing key changes to various operators and fixing several bugs to enhance gameplay. The download size of the patch varies for each platform, with the largest being 1.65GB for PS4 users, while Ubisoft Connect and Steam require 1.12GB and 1.5GB, respectively.

Operator balances form the crux of this update, with significant changes to Vigil, Nøkk, Thorn, and Oryx. Vigil and Nøkk see a shared glitching behavior, with particular adjustments to their interaction with other operators’ gadgets. Nøkk’s HEL gadget ability no longer reduces movement sounds, and its duration has been extended to 20 seconds. Thorn receives an added 1.5x sight to the UZK50GI, while Oryx benefits from a 30% increase in hatch climb speed.

Among the bug fixes, one noteworthy adjustment is the resolution of the missing unlimited ammo in the Snipers Arcade for players joining a match in progress. Other corrections pertain to device detection issues, Battle Pass map flashes, and errors in accepting Squad invites.

For a more detailed look into the changes, you can check out the full patch notes below:

Y8S2.3 PATCH NOTES

See the upcoming changes to Rainbow Six Siege with the release of Y8S2.3.

Y8S2.3 Patch Size

Find the download sizes for each platform below.

  • Ubisoft Connect: 1.12GB
  • Steam: 1.5 GB
  • Xbox One: 1.36 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 1.64 GB
  • PS4: 1.65 GB
  • PS5: 1.57 GB

OPERATOR BALANCING

VIGIL

  • Vigil will share the same glitching behavior as Nøkk.
  • The ERC-7 Video Disruptor will not be deactivated when performing certain actions, such as shooting, and instead will trigger the glitch effect on cameras.
  • Vigil won’t be immune to Lion’s EE-ONE-D and Grim’s Kawan Hive. Both gadgets will detect him, but he can prevent being pinged by activating the ERC-7.

NØKK

  • The HEL gadget ability no longer reduces movement sounds.
  • Maximum duration increased to 20 seconds (from 12).
  • Added new glitching sources, such as being flashed or pushed.
  • Nøkk is no longer immune to Alibi’s Prisma. It will detect her, but she can prevent being pinged by activating her the HEL gadget.

THORN

  • Added 1.5x sight to the UZK50GI.

ORYX

  • Increased hatch climb speed by 30%.

BUG FIXES

GAMEPLAY

FIXED – Missing unlimited ammo in the Snipers Arcade after joining a match in progress.

FIXED – Devices are detected outside when placed on the back wall of 2F Main Stairs in the Skyscraper map.

USER EXPERIENCE

FIXED – The Battle Pass map flashes on screen when going to the Progress section.

FIXED – Error received when accepting a Squad invite from a player that was part of the same Squad in a previous match.

FIXED – Various Shop and Customization issues.

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