This January 2, Rainbow Six Siege Update 2.42 will be released for Y7S4.2 changes

This January 2, Rainbow Six Siege Update 2.42 will be released for Y7S4.2 changes ...

Rainbow Six Siege update 2.42 has been released by Ubisoft for the big Y7S4.2 patch! This update includes a lot of bug fixes, gameplay adjustments, and more!

PATCH SIZE OF Y7S4.2

Below you'll find the download sizes for each platform.

  • Xbox One: 1.10 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 1.10 GB
  • PS4: 1.65 GB
  • PS5: 1.09 GB

BALANCING OF OPERATORS

TWITCH

  • Increased regular drones to 2 (from 1)
  • Removed Vertical Grip from F2

GRIM is a project managed by GRIM.

  • Added 1.5x and 2.0x sights to Commando 552

BALANCING OF WEAPONS

BARREL THAT HAS BEEN EXTENDED

  • (New) Damage bonus: increases weapon damage by 15%

PARA-308 (CAPITO)

  • Damage: reduced to 47 (from 48)

SUPERNOVA (ECHO, HIBANA, and AMARU)

  • Damage: increased to 55 (from 48)

C1 9MM (FROST) 9MM C1 (FROST)

  • Damage: reduced to 36 (from 45)

M4 and AR-15.50 (MAVERICK) AR-15.50 and M4 (MAVERICK)

  • Damage: increased to 67 (from 62)
  • Added 2.0x sights to M4

UZK50GI (THORN)

  • Damage: reduced to 36 (from 44)

AUG A2 (WAMAI, IQ)

  • Vertical recoil: increased upward speed.
  • Horizontal recoil: Long bursts now have an increased spread and tend to pull left.

COMMANDO 552 (GRIM, IQ)

  • Damage: reduced to 47 (from 48)

PRECISION OF HIP FIRE

WORKING WITH WEAPONS

  • Spread increased:  AK12, ARX 200, SC3000K, LMG-E, 6P41, T-95, 417, AR-15.50, CAMRS, MK14
  • Spread reduced: P10-C
  • Burst growth increased: AUG A2, AUG A3, POF 9, LMG-E, 6P41, T-95, 417, AR-15.50, MK14
  • Burst growth reduced: CAMRS 

TWEAKS AND IMPROVEMENTS

COMFORT IN THE PLAYER

Options for enhanced controllers

  • Players on PC and consoles can customize their controllers’ aim controls with Advanced Controller Options.
  • These options can be found in the Controller section of the Controls option menu.  
  • We’ll be listening to player feedback to further improve this feature and offer new options as needed

Bug Fixes

GAMEPLAY

FIXED – On the Random Operator selection screen, the majority of played Operators are not being chosen.

POF-9 recoil pattern isn't shown on the Weapon Loadout screen and Shooting Range records, according to FIXED.

FIXED – A button to access chat is no longer supported when the Covert Voice to Text option is on during gameplay sessions.

FIXED – Sometimes the match loadout when the round begins does not match the player's loadout during the character selection stage.

LEVEL DESIGN

FIXED – Players may see above the reinforcement on the Outback Map from the EXT Garage Balcony.

When positioned on the ceiling of the 1F Lobby location on Nighthaven Labs, Echo's Yokai drone and Valkyrie's Black Eye camera are able to spot attackers at the "EXT Park" location immediately after they spawn.

FIXED – Multiple LOD issues on various maps

OPERATORS

FIXED – Solis cannot shoot if SPEC-IO is deactivated at the same time that Solis is activating it.

Caveira's hair clips into her face in the Home section, which has been FIXED.

FIXED – Doc's Stim Pistol has missed the keyword action reminder.

FIXED - When SPEC-IO is active, Solis' arms and phone clip through the AR HUD when entering the Observation Tool view.

EXPERIENCE OF A USER

FIXED – Icon previews for loadouts load incorrectly during the operator selection stage.

FIXED – In Ubisoft Connect's Gift to Friends section, no offers are displayed.

FIXED – Players may relink to a new account by unlinking an account.

FIXED – Players experience an infinite load when attempting to convert any pack while simultaneously switching to a different one at the same time.

FIXED – Despite no changes, the prompt to apply changes appears in the Options menu.

FIXED - Various UI issues.

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