A Rainbow Six spin-off referred to as “Quarantine” appeared like a good suggestion in 2019, however now, perhaps not a lot.
Rainbow Six Quarantine could get a reputation change in gentle of the coronavirus pandemic. It acquired a splashy introduction at Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press convention, however after the final 12 months of precise quarantine it hits fairly in a different way, which is prompting Ubisoft to reevaluate.
The topic got here up throughout an investor Q&A session following the discharge of Ubisoft’s most recent earnings statement. One query raised whether or not the corporate continues to be planning to launch a recreation with such a provocative title throughout or after the pandemic. CEO Yves Guillemot answered that the corporate is evaluating, however has nothing new to announce but.
This indicators that the studio is a minimum of contemplating a reputation change, a transfer that has appeared possible because the world pandemic compelled the world into lockdown roughly a 12 months in the past. Since then the coronavirus pandemic has claimed greater than 2 million lives worldwide and devastated many main economies as the general public has needed to quarantine to keep away from publicity.
Rainbow Six Quarantine was additionally delayed last fall, now aiming for launch by March 2020. Which may be as a result of sensitivity of the subject material, or the difficulties of growing new video games when many studios moved to a work-from-home mannequin.
The precise material of R6 Quarantine is just like Ubisoft’s hit Rainbow Six Siege, however with a PVE method that pits your squad in opposition to a legion of inhuman creatures.