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Open Beta Game Guide part 4

24/11/2015 10:00 AM

 

This Guide is solely focused on the game’s Open Beta content, which is a limited selection from the full game’s scope and is still a work-in-progress. We encourage you to share your feedback with us on the subreddit and forum. Thank you for joining us for this stage of development.


The content of this Game Guide is as follows:


Maps & Strategies

In this section we'll go over the maps available in the Open Beta and some basic strategies to get you started.

Maps


 

House (Day/Night)



House


Set in the suburbs of the United States, this two-story house features:

  • Attacker spawning locations
    • River Docks
    • Construction Site
    • APC Area
    • Side Street
  • 3-4 Defender objective locations
    • Plant Bomb
      • Kids Bedroom and Workshop
      • Living Room and Training Room
      • Training Room and Garage
    • Secure Area
      • Master Bedroom
      • Kid's Bedroom
      • Living room
      • Garage
  • 4 Trap doors

Basement

HouseBasement


1st Floor

House1


2nd Floor

House2


Roof

House3


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Hereford (Day/Night)



Hereford


Home of the legendary British SAS, this training ground features:

  • 3 Attacker spawning locations
    • Training Ground
    • Parking
    • Shooting Range
  • 4 Defender objective locations
    • Plant Bomb
      • Dummy Depot and Storage
      • Dining Room and Kid's Bedroom
      • TV Room and Kitchen
      • Briefing Room and Armory
    • Secure Area
      • Workshop
      • Master Bedroom
      • Dining room
      • Armory
  • 4 Trap doors

Basement

HerefodBasement


Ground Floor

HerefordGround


1st Floor

Hereford1


2nd Floor

Hereford2


Roof

Hereford3

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Kanal (Day/Night)


Kanal


This German port is home to two large buildings, and will test the Attacker team’s ability to adapt to multiple unknowns and still accomplish the mission.

  • 3 Attacker spawning locations
    • Floating Dock
    • Sail Boats
    • Construction Site
  • 3-4 Defender objective locations
    • Plant Bomb
      • Server Room and Control Room
      • Kitchen and Projector Room
      • Coast Guard Office and Holding Room
    • Secure Area
      • Server Room
      • Maps Office
      • Coast Guard Office
      • Boat Supplies
  • 5 Trap doors

Ground Floor

KanalGround


1st Floor

Kanal1


2nd Floor

Kanal2


Roof

KanalRoof

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Strategies


Here are some helpful strategies to get you started in your first games of Rainbow Six Siege: 


Stick with teammates that have unique gadgets that work well with yours. Synergy.

Attackers

  • Use breaching charges and destruction judiciously. They can open new pathways into rooms and line of sights (walls and floors that you can shoot through but cannot traverse). Be creative in your uses. It is possible to breach through a trap door on the floor and conduct a surprise attack on the Defenders from above.
  • Use your drones to scout the objective location, enemy fortifications and positions, then place your drones to gain an area of surveillance. It is advisable to hide a drone in a position where the objective is visible.
  • You can disable the Defenders’ security camera feeds by shooting them out.

Defenders

  • Use destruction to your advantage. You can use shotgun blasts to create your own line of sight (walls and floors with metal studs allow you to shoot through but not traverse them), or use explosive gadgets to create unexpected openings in destructible surfaces.
  • You can position your defenses to leave intentional “weak” points, and lure Attackers into a well-laid trap.
  • Use the security camera feeds to gain intel on the enemy team’s position and their movements. You can use this information to adjust your team’s tactics on the fly.
  • Eliminating the Attacker’s drones will rob them of the chance to gain additional intel.

We hope you found this Open Beta Game Guide useful. If you have any more questions, we invite you to join the community and discuss Siege on our subreddit & forum. 

Thanks a lot, we hope you enjoy!


The Siege Development Team

 

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