The lights are on
After a long hiatus of no information on the highly anticipated title, Rainbow 6 Patriots will be coming to next gen systems.
It seems that Ubisoft was waiting for the opportunities that next gen would allow rather than restricting the possibilities by only being offered on current systems.
“Rainbow 6 got caught in the transition of going to next-gen,” Tony Key, senior vice president of sales for Ubisoft in an interview with IGN. “Essentially we’re figuring out ‘well, are we making the right game for the right hardware systems?’”
Around the time of our December 2011 cover story, Ubisoft released an impressive introductory video that gave an inside look into what types of moral issues the plot would raise. However, GameStop's cancellation of preorders last month for Patriots spawned rumors that the title may be cancelled.
Unfortunately, there is no new information on the story or development of the title other than that it will be coming to the next console generation.
“We don’t really have anything else to announce or say about Rainbow 6," Key says. "But we will say it’s a really exciting project for us and we can’t wait to say more.”
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Hope it lives up to what the developers are aiming for.
*** I WANT THIS *** TITLE BEEN BITING AT THE CHOMP FOR IT SINCE THE COVER STORY
I figured that was the case. I'm okay with it. I just really hope it lives up to it's potential.
Well, I've been waiting since forever, but good to know at least they're still working on it for next-gen. I still believe in Rainbow Six/6.
This was one of the big things I was waiting for at E3 this year, although some other titles more than made up for it. I'm glad to hear it hasn't been canceled and that it is still, at least, relevant.
I WANT MORE INFO NOW...SPLOOSH!!! At least now I know they didn't abandon it...