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Rainbow Six Player Gets Banned for Typing Another Player’s Name in Game Chat

Published: 16/Jul/2018 17:14 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:07

by Vincent Genova

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A Rainbow Six Siege player received a 27 minute ban after typing a part of someone’s name in the game chat.

Although it was a part of the person’s online name, the word can also be used as a slur.

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The player who was banned, known as x420hedshoot69o, was typing in game chat to players in the RS6 lobby he was in.

Another player in the lobby had a name that is a common phrase used to describe a weakness, however the first part of the phrase is a double entendre and an ethnic slur towards people of Chinese descent.

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x420hedshoot69o called to this player by the first part of the phrase only, perhaps in an innocent attempt to refer to him shorthand.

After typing in the word, he was immediately hit with a 27 minute ban for toxic behavior.

Toxicity has been a major issue in Rainbow Six and on July 13 Ubisoft instituted a new program to control it. All game chats are automatically monitored for the use of homophobic and racial slurs.

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According to Ubisoft, whenever the system sees a slur, the player who typed it is auto banned for 27 minutes. The ban includes all aspects of Siege, not just public matchmaking.

A second and third offense will result in a two hour ban. Any incident after the third ban will result in an investigation into the user, potentially leading to a lifetime ban. A human investigation into x420hedshoot69o’s offense would likely result in a new name for the other player.

In April, Ubisoft’s announced a plan to reduce toxicity by monitoring chats for slurs and auto replacing or censoring them to something else. It appears part of this technology went live since it can detect the offensive language, but this new system lets the slur go through uncensored before the ban happens.

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How to watch Rainbow Six Tachanka rework full reveal: release date, more

Published: 6/Oct/2020 2:32

by Andrew Amos

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Tachanka’s rework is coming to Rainbow Six very soon. After being revealed at the Six Invitational, Ubisoft is sharing more details with the playerbase very soon. We’ve got everything you need to know about the Tachanka rework presentation right here.

The Lord has arisen. Well, he’s about to, at least. Rainbow Six’s Tachanka is the first operator in line for a major rework in Ubisoft’s tactical shooter, and it’s right around the corner.

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The cult hero’s overhaul was first revealed at the Six Invitational, to rapturous applause from the crowd. The turret wielding Russian might retain his legendary status, but picking him will no longer be a meme.

Ubisoft are set to drop more details about Tachanka’s rework very soon. In fact, it could be coming in just a matter of weeks, or even days, on Operation Shadow Legacy. Here’s what we know about the full reveal coming soon.

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Rainbow Six Tachanka rework stream

It’s unclear if the Tachanka rework full reveal is going to be streamed on Twitch, or just be a video uploaded to Ubisoft’s accounts globally. However, we do have a set date for when you should expect more info: October 7.

The full reveal will go live on October 7 at 10am ET / 1pm ET / 6pm BST.

Tachanka rework details: new molotov gadget, more

Tachanka’s kit is heavily outdated in Rainbow Six. His static playstyle doesn’t fit with the dynamic of Siege. However, that’s all going to change when the Russian defender gets his rework.

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We’ve already seen the major changes. Tachanka will now wield an incendiary grenade launcher instead of his turret. It’ll work similarly to Capitao’s bolts, helping lock down certain areas.

“The incendiary grenade launcher not only fits his theme of like World War II, old weapons, but also adds a real interest into his gameplay that’ll move him from being a meme character to a meta pick,” game director Leroy Athanassoff told Dexerto.

He will instead get his LMG as his primary weapon. It comes with supreme destructibility, with the ability to open up soft walls and hatches with ease. It also packs a decent punch, although the fire rate isn’t anything to write home about.

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The Lord himself is set to get an Elite skin too. He’s ripped off his top ⁠— but kept the helmet on ⁠— as he marks a new era with a new look.

The Tachanka rework will likely arrive in Operation Shadow Legacy. However, a firm release date hasn’t been locked. We will keep you posted as new info arises.

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