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Rainbow Six Siege crossplay: release date and platforms

Ubisoft has confirmed that Rainbow Six Siege will finally be getting crossplay in the near future, but it’s being rolled out gradually. Here’s everything we know.

After years of asking Ubisoft about the feature, Rainbow Six Siege fans are on the verge of enabling crossplay the game so they can team up (and shoot in the head) players on other platforms.

The feature has been rolled out in a staggered manner so far, but the end is in sight – although a recent delay means it’s not imminent.

Here’s everything we know so far about crossplay in Rainbow Six Siege.


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Rainbow Six Year 7 Roadmap
Ubisoft

Crossplay is expected in Y7S4.

Rainbow Six Siege Crossplay on PC

PC gamers can already enjoy crossplay, but only with Siege owners playing on Google Stadia or Amazon Luna.

Ubisoft has not yet confirmed whether players will be able to team up or defeat their friends on PlayStation or Xbox while playing on PC, Stadia or Luna.

Rainbow Six Thorn Reloading Pistol
Ubisoft

PC gamers can play with cloud gaming counterparts, but not with consoles.

Rainbow Six Siege crossplay on console

However, PlayStation and Xbox crossplay will eventually be added to Siege, allowing Sony and Microsoft console owners to play against each other as early as late 2022.

The tentative date is early 2022, but Ubisoft is still working on the technology behind the scenes. As a result was the release of crossplay postponed to the end of 2022 – and is expected to drop as part of Y7S4.

Both console families already support cross-generational lobbies. Console crossplay will continue to support this, meaning PS4 and PS5 players will be united with Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S players.

Ubisoft also revealed it Cross-progression will debut at the same time as console crossplay.

Rainbow Six mobile HUD
Ubisoft

Rainbow Six Mobile will not have crossplay with Siege on PC and console, for those who ask.

Rainbow Six Siege crossplay on mobile

With Following the announcement of Rainbow Six Mobile, some players are curious if Siege players on PC and console will be able to crossplay with their handheld counterparts.

For now the answer is a fixed number. Rainbow Six Mobile only has access to a limited selection of Operators and maps, and the game was basically built from the ground up to be perfectly optimized for smaller devices.

It’s unlikely we’ll ever see crossplay between Siege on PC/console and its mobile counterpart.

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Emma Bowman

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