Learn the basics

Attack & Defense Starter Guides

Rainbow Six Siege can feel a little challenging at start. Check out these videos to learn the basics of Attack & Defense but also the Operators and the Maps.



Operators Starter Guide

Answer a few questions to get a recommendation on
what Attacker and what Defender you should start with.

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For each phase of the game, choose one of the 45+ attacking or defensive operators, each with his own specific gadget and playstyle. Build the best team possible by selecting operators that complete each other.

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Operator recommendation tool

1/4 What is your online PvP shooter experience?
2/4 Do you prefer moving constantly or taking your time/holding a point?
3/4 Do you usually communicate with your teamates when playing online?
4/4 Do you usually learn easily the maps and game patterns?

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Based on your answers, we recommend you to start with one of the following operators:





Map Starter Guides

In Rainbow Six Siege, learning the maps is key to take the advantage on your opponents. Watch these videos to learn the basics of a map in less than 7 minutes.
In game, you can start playing in the Newcomer playlist featuring matches on the maps Bank, Chalet and Consulate. In this playlist, you will only face off new players (under Clearance Level 50) ensuring you a appropriate challenge and smooth progression.

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