Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Rainbow Six Siege Reverse Friendly Fire Update

Ubisoft developers are rolling out Reverse Friendly Fire update for Rainbow Six Siege to punish team-killers.

Competitive online tactical shooter video games like Rainbow Six Siege suffer heavily from a never ending issue of grieving players who often abuses its gameplay mechanic of friendly fire to give their teammates a hard time.

In a latest update for R6S, developer/publisher Ubisoft is introducing Reverse Friendly Fire system to have player's weapon turn back at them for those who kill their teammates to grief or to troll as a deserving punishment.

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Rainbow Six Siege Reverse Friendly Fire Update

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To keep up the high stakes gameplay of R6Siege and fight against team killing, RFF is implemented. Starting with Thursday's patch, Reverse Friendly Fire system will be online now that developers have tried it on test servers for past two months.

Once it goes live, players can choose to activate reflecting bullets for a match so whenever any teammates try to fire shots at a member of their own team, it will be redirected back at them as an immediate karma for their misbehavior.

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RFF will also apply for thrown unique gadgets like drones and operator cams but instead of player it belongs to, damage will inflict upon the device itself. Explosives however, will do damage under the system except for a few select items.

Depending on pending feedback from R6S community, these features may change and act differently in future. Even explosives doing damage to teammates can undergo some change on upcoming season of Siege.

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Reverse Friendly Fire Activated

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Last year, developers at Ubisoft placed strict moderation system for R6S in an attempt to instantly ban anyone engaging in slurs and toxicity. Other than booting them from a match, friendly fire flag seems to be a much efficient way.

Considered as one of the best multiplayer games out there, Rainbow Six Siege is available to play PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Hopefully, Reverse Friendly Fire update will let players have a better experience tacklinng grieving team members.