Rainbow Six Siege Y8S3 Operation Heavy Mettle Release Date

Sadnan Nafis
By Sadnan Nafis
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Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft’s AAA FPS shooter, is receiving its Year 8 Season 3 update called Operation Heavy Mettle, which is bringing a brand-new operator named ‘Ram,’ new playlist updates, and more. Read below to find out when Y8S3 Operation Heavy Mettle is coming out.

Ubisoft recently unveiled the latest seasonal update of Rainbow Six Siege, named Operation Heavy Mettle. As is customary, the excitement generated by the reveal has started to dwindle. The new season has already been introduced on the PC Test Server, a few days back, with the intention of addressing any bugs and glitches that are typically introduced with new releases. Nevertheless, the player community appears to be uncertain and uninformed about the exact release date of Year 8 Season 3 on the live servers.

When is R6S Year 8 Season 3 Coming Out?

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According to Ubisoft, Operation Heavy Mettle will be released on Tuesday, August 29th, across all platforms. However, the exact release and maintenance times have not been revealed yet. But guessing from the previous seasons, the Y8S3 patch might be released at 13:00 UTC with 1-hour downtime.

Siege’s latest season is set to introduce the new South Korean Operation “Ram”, who is a 3-Health 1-Speed Attacker. Alongside this, the devs have revealed a plethora of new updates, including changes to Quick Match, operator balancing, new player-onboarding features, and more.

Read the full Y8S3 Patch Notes and Designer’s Notes.

Sadnan Nafis is a Senior Esports Writer at GameRiv. Sadnan has a love-hate relationship with Rainbow Six Siege. He loves to keep himself updated with new tech videos and is always ready to help others.