They say don’t put all of your eggs in one basket but when you are talking to a veteran of the tactical shooter gaming scene in 2015, the “baskets” have been virtually non-existent. Our beloved SOCOM games franchise has come and gone and console’s tactical shooter genre is all but a memory. That is, it appears, until now.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Siege (R6) Closed Beta opens today and the slated December 2015 release is just over the horizon.
After investing dozens of hours of IP research, forum participation, interaction with Devs, and stress testing multiplayer environments with clanmates prior to today’s Closed Beta release, it looks as though R6 may just be the tactical shooter homecoming many of us have been fighting for over the years.
In addition to R6’s core gameplay being designed around one life competition, R6 Developers have stressed their desire to instill a sense of urgency and tactical importance in gameplay decision making. Throw in the necessity of team strategy, tactical communication, coordination, and execution and we have a game that hits the hot buttons of our Community’s tactical passion.
For these reasons, l couldn’t be more committed to leading our Community toward the development of a respected and competitive presence in the R6 Universe. The energy among our membership leading up to today’s Closed Beta release has been palpable.
At the height of console's pioneering tactical shooter games franchise, our Community mastered a potent offensive playbook as breaching SEALs on the hardest clan war map in the game (Death Trap) and swept opponents often. This was accomplished through Community culture, strategy, practice, communication, and flawless team execution. Through R6 gameplay, my passion is to re-establish this level of tactical shooter excellence for the Division IGR, yet again.
We enter today’s R6 Beta hopeful that we're embarking on the revival of the elusive clan-based tactical shooter experience so many of us have longed for.
Until my next R6 update,
LT Mystic out!
R6 Universe Commander
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