18 Oct 2021 9:18 AM +00:00 UTC

Rainbow Six Extraction: Release Date News, Leaks And Everything You Need To Know

Rainbow Six Extraction will turn Siege's PvP formula into a co-op, alien-blasting tactical shooter, with some horrific nasties to slay, varied objectives, and the opportunity for your soldiers to be captured and encased in some scary looking goo.

Previously known as Quarantine and then Parasite, the game finally got a gameplay deep dive at Ubisoft's E3 conference, but has now been delayed until 2022. Here's everything we know about the game.

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Latest News


Ubisoft May Have Leaked Rainbow Six Extraction's Release Date - October 18th

After a previous delay until January 2022, Ubisoft may have accidentally confirmed that Extraction's launching on January 20th. As spotted by VGC, an old news post was updated to include this date, and you can read more here.

Deeper Look At Gameplay Systems - August 24

Ubisoft has revealed a new gameplay overview trailer focusing on, amongst other things, Operator progression.

Check it out below:

Rainbow Six Extraction Delayed - July 16

Ubisoft has announced that Extraction has been delayed until January 2022, and Riders Republic will shift to October.


Release Date & Gameplay Deep Dive Revealed - June 12

Rainbow Six Extraction has opened the show for Ubisoft Forward and unveiled plenty of new details about the tactical co-op shooter. Firstly the game now has a release date. Rainbow Six: Extraction launches September 16.

Here's a look at some never before seen gameplay:

And also here's the cinematic trailer which is also pretty awesome!


What Is Rainbow Six: Extraction?


Rainbow Six Quarantine is the newest spin-off from the Rainbow Six franchise, and it appears that the game is a three-player co-operative horror survival game from what we know so far.

Players will need their wits about them as they battle against an alien parasite in a squad of three, completing objectives before heading to extraction.

Release Date

Rainbow Six Extraction will arrive in January of 2022, having been delayed from its previous September release date. Since then, Ubisoft has potentially leaked that this'll launch on January 20th, 2022.


Check out the original teaser trailer here:

Check out the first gameplay details:


So far, we know the following Operators will be part of the game:

  • Alibi
  • Ela
  • Finka
  • Lion
  • Tachanka
  • Vigil

Once an Operator is captured, players will need to rescue them to add them into their roster again.