Rainbow Six Siege might be out there to play on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles as quickly as they launch, Ubisoft sport director Leroy Athanassof informed Windows Central. On prime of that, cross-generation multiplay will probably be supported, which means subsequent-gen console patrons will be capable of play the sport with associates that personal present-technology PS4s and Xbox Ones, he added.
Ubisoft’s cross-platform compatibility promise for Rainbow Six Siege is in step with what Microsoft itself assured Halo: Infinite and different titles. Xbox Sport Studios chief Matt Booty recently said that first-occasion Series X titles will even be playable on Xbox One, including that Microsoft’s personal Series X video games will not be unique to that console for some time.
In the meantime, Athanassoff additionally instructed PCGamesN that Rainbow Six Siege would be the identical model on subsequent-gen consoles that PC gamers will already be enjoying. “What we wish for this recreation is that we by no means, by no means, by no means break up our group,” mentioned sport director Leroy Athanassoff. “We need to be on as [many] platforms as attainable.” Nevertheless, whereas gamers will get probably the most up-to-date model of Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft has already mentioned that the Division 2 will not be coming natively to PS5, although it might work through backwards compatibility.
In the meantime, Rainbow Six cross-platform platform compatibility continues to be up within the air. “We’d like to be absolutely cross-play — have Xbox gamers matchmaking towards the PlayStation players,” mentioned Athanassof. “Once more, that is extra a dialogue between Microsoft and Sony.” All that stated, PC cross-platform play is a non-starter, despite the fact that everybody will probably be taking part in the identical sport. “I do not suppose there’ll ever be console cross-play with PC,” he stated.