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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is a tactical first person shooter, focused on teamwork, strategy and communication to complete various objectives against AI or human opponents. It was released in December 2015 and developed by Ubisoft Montreal, made available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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How can I know if a game is being played in my area (where I live)?

I keep hesitating in buying some games on Steam for not knowing if there are active servers or players on that game where I live. I live in Afghanistan, that's probably Central Asia. I can play CSGO ...
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Can I permanently remove a game from steam without uninstalling the game, and then buy the game again without having to install it?

I'm looking to buy Rainbow Six Siege Standard edition so I can upgrade from the depressing starter edition. In order to do this, I need to permanently remove Rainbow Six Siege from my account and then ...
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Are there quantifiable benefits to using a frame rate higher than a multiplayer games server tick rate?

I was having a conversation about video games with a friend, and we got to talking about frame rates. I just got a 144Hz monitor, and my friend swears that he will stick to 60Hz, because there is no ...
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Are laser sights visible to enemies in matchmaking?

I haven't been playing Siege for too long, and I initially put laser sights on all weapons, but I realized I never see any enemies' laser sights. Is this because you can't see enemies' laser sights or ...
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Rainbow Six Siege Insane Load times? Computer or Internet?

I have a high-end computer with decent ethernet yet whenever I join a game in Siege everyone finishes loading and it takes me 1-5 minutes. Is this because of my internet or computer? Specs: CPU - ...
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What are the weapons with improved damage when using the heavy barrel?

In Rainbow Six Siege, the heavy barrel is can be misleading sometimes. On some weapons, it may reduce the damage at closer ranges or sometimes improve it. What are the weapons where the damage ...
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How am I supposed to get rid of this notification?

The only thing I think this means is that there's some cosmetic I haven't clicked on that I unlocked recently. The only problem is, I only nearly every operator already. This is pretty annoying -- ...
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Can all infected types be exposed to finishers?

So default roaches seem to be able to be exposed to finishers in multiple ways: From the front if they haven't mutated yet From the back regardless of mutation/awareness When downed When exposed to ...
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Sudden FPS drop in Rainbow Six Siege

While trying to get in a match my FPS suddenly drops. Do you know the reason? My graphics are set to custom
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Received the ash elite skin from outbreak packs [duplicate]

After Operation Chimera hit Rainbow Six Siege they said people will get the ash elite skin. I think no body got it. I got 4 outbreak packs. And luckily I got the Ash elite skin from the outbreak ...
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I didn't get 4 outbreak packs for free

Operation Chimera in Rainbow 6: Siege was just released and I saw a lot of posts about getting Ash's elite skin and 4 outbreak packs for free. The thing is, after I logged in and got into the game, I ...
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Are weapon/gadget noises audible to the other team?

When I aim down sights, switch weapons, prepare a gadget, etc., I hear a noise. Can other players hear these noises as well? If so, are there any instances where I hear a noise that they don't, or ...
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How reliable are smokes?

In games such as CS:GO, I believe smoke screens are rendered server-side. This allows for all players in the game to register the exact same smoke screen. (no differences in visibility) In other words,...
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Steam wants to redownload half-downloaded game [duplicate]

I was downloading Rainbow Six Siege and I added the texture pack before it finished. I regretted it and unchecked the tick in the DLC tab, but now Steam is trying to re-download the whole game. I ...
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Why is my game stuttering?

Rainbow Six Siege stutters every few seconds or so. My PC is definitely more than capable to run the game well but I have no idea why it still stutters. It has happened to me in other games, like CSGO....
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Is there any reason why operators leave a space at the bottom of the boarded doors?

In Rainbow 6 Siege, operators always leave a space at the bottom of boarded doors, a space that is just good enough for a drone to go through. I'm not asking why in a gameplay perspective it's there (...
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Is progress kept between Regular and Gold Editions of Rainbow Six Siege?

If I played until level 41 on a regular edition rainbow six siege cd, and want to sell the regular edition to get a gold edition cd, do I have to start all over again with level 1? Or all the progress ...
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Why did Steam Pre-Load Rainbow Six Siege?

I have two different Steam accounts but I only used one of them until I wanted to download Rainbow Six Siege to my Computer. I opened my other Account (which has Rainbow 6 Siege) and downloaded the ...
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Rainbow Six : Siege won't update and can't play

So, yesterday Rainbow Six worked fine, but today something strange happened. I wanted to surf the shop, and the game won't update, and I get this error saying Update failed, with two options retry and ...
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How long does Capitao's fire last for?

This is in relation to his crossbow with the damaging bolt. If you have information on the micro smoke too, that would also be helpful, but I'm mainly looking for the damaging one.
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How long does Smoke's gas canister last for?

How long does the damaging gas last for? Would be helpful for to know as the particles still exist when it's no longer damaging and to know when to start gassing a near the end of the round.
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Will new operators always cost 25,000 renown?

Many operators cost 500 renown, but some operators costs 25,000 renown. Is this permanent or just until they are no longer new?
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Simultaneous Deployment of Multiple Gadgets?

Is it possible to use multiple charges of the same gadget at the same time? For example, can I place two Fuze charges on two different windows, then activate them at the same time?
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I can no longer hear people over voice chat

I have been able to hear voice chat fine previously, but recently everyone has been effectively muted - I think this is following a sound driver error - I have checked my settings and voice chat is ...
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Does Rainbow Six Siege lag a lot if you play on Windows via VirtualBox?

I'm curious to know as I have a Mac and I want to play Rainbow Six Siege via VirtualBox but I don't want it to be a waste if it lags too much.
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Can I use Recruit to fill faction based challenges?

In the daily and weekly(Ubisoft Club) challenges, you sometimes get challenges that require you to win X amount of rounds with an operator from a certain factions (or CTUs). I recently bough the ...
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How much damage do Smoke's gas canisters deal?

Smoke's special ability is to throw gas bombs with a chemical agent inside that work like a damage dealing smoke grenade. My question is how much damage does the gas do (exact numbers) and does the ...
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Does the recoil pattern change when peeking around walls?

Hello I've got a question about Rainbow Six Siege. In this game you have the ability to lean to your left or right to peek around a wall and you are able to shoot while doing so. My question is if ...
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Using IQ on R6S

I wonder how to use IQ in order to be a good player. I would like to know which loadout and play style should be used with her. For now, it looks like an underpowered character, but I discovered ways ...