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A hardcore FPS player’s perspective on Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege Beta

The Rainbow Six Siege beta is going live tomorrow, but I had a chance to play it late last week at an event hosted by Ubisoft. I took this opportunity to evaluate Siege as a competitive game (a topic we're writing about a lot lately) based on the time I spent with it. It's great to see a big publisher take a less-is-more approach to multiplayer FPS—Siege is a single-life game with a short timer and free of many of the frills of other multiplayer shooters. But the devil is in the details of how Ubisoft's vision is implemented, as fans of games like CS:GO know all too well. Watch the video above to hear my take on Siege so far.

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Evan Lahti
Raised by a Team Fortress Classic clan, Evan can only communicate using multiplayer FPS jargon, sort of like that Star Trek: TNG "Darmok" episode. 2fort, when the walls fell...