Rainbow Six Siege Y6S2.1 Patch Notes: Silent Vault, Mouse Bug, and more fixes introduced

Ubisoft has just released a new update to Rainbow Six Siege that addresses some of the important bugs that were introduced with the new season.

The new Y6S2.1 Patch will be deployed today across all platforms. With the Y6S2 North Star update, a lot of new bugs and exploits were introduced. And now, Ubisoft is making things right by fixing these important issues that include the loss of mouse functionality bug, infinite loading when rejoining matches, and more.

Y6S2.1 PATCH SIZES

Below you will find the download sizes for each platform.

  • Ubisoft Connect: 1.35 GB
  • Steam: 1 GB
  • Xbox One: 2.85 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 3.04 GB
  • PS4: 1.45 GB
  • PS5: 1.18 GB

R6S content creator Pengu recently shared that the silent vault bug has been present in Rainbow Six Siege for some time now, and multiple players have reportedly abused this bug in the Six Invitationals this year. But after Pengu brought this issue to the entire Siege community, the devs have quickly pushed a fix with this Y6S2.1 patch.

Find the full Y6S2.1 Patch Notes below: (via Ubisoft)

Y6S2.1 PATCH NOTES

BUG FIXES

GAMEPLAY

  • FIXED – Timers are set to old values in Quick Match and Newcomer playlists.
  • FIXED – Bulletproof camera uses old FOV.
  • FIXED – Players lose control of first-person view if they join a Custom Game while under an Abandon Penalty.
  • FIXED – Players who leave a Ranked or Unranked match might be unable to rejoin due to infinite loading.           
  • FIXED – Battle Pass ‘Sweeper’ challenge can be completed by destroying friendly gadgets.
  • FIXED – Players who enter Support Mode while there are no available Observation Tools are not able to see the Operator model for the player they are viewing.
  • FIXED – Missing torso or head can be observed during death replay if Operator was eliminated with explosives.
  • FIXED – Timer for Post-Action Report is short by 10 seconds.
  • FIXED – Thunderbird is counted in the Battle Pass ‘Work for Hire’ challenge.
  • FIXED – Minor EOR Replay issues.
  • FIXED – A shield can be placed into a reinforced wall and used to pass through walls.

LEVEL DESIGN

  • FIXED – Various defuser planting and retrieval issues in specific areas on Favela map.
  • FIXED – Multiple clipping, collision, lighting, and navigation issues on Favela map.
  • FIXED – Multiple LOS issues on Favela map.
  • FIXED – Multiple LOD issues on Favela map
  • FIXED – Various LOD, asset, and clipping issues on multiple maps.
  • FIXED – Various issues with Kapkan’s Entry Denial Device on specific maps.
  • FIXED – Devices can be placed on a ceiling fan in 1F Customs Inspection on Border map.
  • FIXED – Oryx can’t climb or grip the hatch in B Wine Cellar on Villa map.
  • FIXED – Defenders cannot reinforce 2 soft walls while standing on the reinforced hatch in 1F Public Bathroom on Consulate map.
  • FIXED – When a player destroys a barricade and vaults through it, the barricade does not replicate properly.

OPERATORS

  • FIXED – Thunderbird is locked in-game but unlocked in the Operator album.
  • FIXED – Thunderbird’s KΓ³na Station marker is visible to Attackers.
  • FIXED – Thunderbird’s KΓ³na Station is inverted during deployment animation.
  • FIXED – Montagne’s Le Roc Shield appears in front of him when he uses Observation Tools.
  • FIXED – Smoke’s Remote Gas Grenade disappears from view when the observer is over 18 M away.
  • FIXED – Visual HUD for Jackal’s Eyenox Model III is missing.
  • FIXED – Thunderbird’s KΓ³na Station can generate debris or be destroyed during deployment or retrieval.
  • FIXED – If Warden walks over a hatch while a teammate is reinforcing, the reinforcement animation is cancelled.
  • FIXED – Lights on Ace’s S.E.L.M.A. Aqua Breacher blink while device is in disabled state.
  • FIXED – When Doc’s Stim Pistol heals a player affected by Lesion’s GU, the GU is removed.
  • FIXED – IQ’s device is automatically reequipped after placing a Breach Charge.
  • FIXED – When eliminated, Maestro can move the Evil Eye camera.
  • FIXED – Animation glitch occurs if IQ switches between primary and secondary weapons while Electronics Detector is equipped.

USER EXPERIENCE

  • FIXED – Enabling RAW input affects mouse movement randomly.
  • FIXED – Host cannot kick another player in a Local Custom Game.
  • FIXED – Multiple text and voice chat issues.
  • FIXED – Multiple customization issues.
  • FIXED – Multiple UI, menu, and localization issues.
  • FIXED – Various VFX issues.
  • FIXED – Multiple Caster HUD issues in Spectator Mode.
  • FIXED – Abusive Chat report option is not displayed for teammates unless PC chat is set to All.
  • FIXED – Voice Abuse report option is missing for teammates who are not in the player’s Squad.
  • FIXED – Infinite loading occurs after cinematic for Situation Cold Zero.
  • FIXED – Flash hider and compensator have old descriptions.
  • FIXED – Generic drone antennas are not fully black.
  • FIXED – There are no controls displayed in-game when using a PS5 controller on PC.

Rainbow Six Siege’s Y6S2.1 Patch has already been deployed on PC & Xbox, and will come to PlayStation in the next hour.

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