Rainbow Six Siege Update Patch Notes

A new Rainbow Six Siege Update is here.

by Shubhendu Vatsa


Update Y6S4.2 has arrived for Rainbow Six Siege, and here’s a list with all the changes and fixes added with this patch. This update sees the developers making some balancing changes to Operators and fixing many gameplay issues. The defender’s shotgun, FO-12’s maximum damage has been nerfed to 25 (was 35). Ela was the core of these changes as she will receive two nerfs and a small buff with this new update. Rainbow Six Siege Operators Aruni, Ela, and Zofia have also received major nerfs and buffs. Here’s everything new with Rainbow Six Siege update Y6S4.2.

Rainbow Six Siege Update Y6S4.2 Patch Notes


  • Muzzle Brake attachment can be equipped on the MK14.


  • FO-12
  • Reduced damage to 25 (from 35).
  • Reduced Extended Barrel attachment damage modifier to be consistent with other weapons.


  • Concussion effect of Grzmot Mine and KS79 no longer affects movement speed.



FIXED – Camera goes out of bounds for an Attacker that’s watching a death replay when the end of round replay begins.

FIXED – Bulletproof cam remains visually present when the deploy animation is interrupted.

FIXED – Fuze’s Cluster charge cannot be deployed on Mira’s Black Mirror.

FIXED – Razorbloom and Grzmot mine can be activated through a soft wall if the wall is shot with a small caliber weapon.

FIXED – Ping doesn’t function when looking at a lower angle with Twitch’s Shock Drone.


FIXED – Destruction, clipping, and lighting issues on various maps.

FIXED – LOD issues on various maps.

FIXED – Some devices can be hidden behind the bookshelf in 2F CEO Office on Bank map.


FIXED – While using a controller, player cannot lean and hold Ying’s Candela at the same time.

FIXED – Animation is missing for the Victory Celebration of Ash’s Black Viper elite.


FIXED – Crash occurs when players shoot a certain locations on some maps.

FIXED – Various UI issues.

FIXED – Various BattlePass issues.

FIXED – Various shop issues.

FIXED – The game soft locks when changing the mouse sensibility while eliminated.

FIXED – Various audio and SFX issues.

FIXED – Various localization issues.

FIXED – Various customization issues.

FIXED – Players is removed for inactivity on Xbox after disconnecting and reconnecting a controller during a match.

FIXED – Missing text on 3D preview in Packs after previewing items from different categories.

FIXED – Player gets redirected to the home screen after interrupting a Pack opening by pressing ESC.

FIXED – Compass Location and Orientation doesn’t update for a caster when switching from one player in first person to another in third person.

FIXED – Various HUD issues.

Rainbow Six Siege is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series S/X, and Google Stadia.

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