Rainbow Six Siege trials major Jackal nerf on test server

Ubisoft looks to change up Rainbow Six Siege’s infamous footprint hunter.

What you need to know

  • Ubisoft has outlined planned changes headed to Jackal in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.
  • The change reduces the number of pings based on footprint age, while also shaking up how information is shared with teammates.
  • Jackal’s new balancing tweaks are now live via the Technical Test Server (TTS) on PC.

Ubisoft is experimenting with a significant nerf headed to Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege affecting Jackal, the game’s infamous footprint-tracking Operator. Amid growing frustration facing his intelligence capabilities, tweaks introduce new factors to his Eyenox visor, currently in testing via the Technical Test Server (TTS) on PC.

Introduced back in early 2017, Jackal brings unmatched intelligence to attackers, scanning defender footsteps and pinpointing current positioning. Simultaneously relayed to allies, his ability has often emerged frustrating to counter, banned on the regular in the Ranked playlist. While virtually untouched since his initial debut, Ubisoft looks to debut long-anticipated changes, aiming to shape “more effective and nuanced” gameplay, and “increase emphasis on cost-reward decision.”

Via:: Windows Central

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