Rainbow Six Siege is barrelling towards its next season, but even after six years of content, it appears Ubisoft is working to make the tactical shooter more accomodating for newcomers.
In a recent AMA on the game's subreddit, the team was asked if a gun range is expected to be added in the coming months, with assistant game director Christopher Budgen confirming that yes, a feature is in
Rainbow Six Siege Is Getting A New Firing Range
"While we don’t have dates to share, we are actively working on a new Shooting Range that will allow players to test the Damage & Recoil from multiple distances and weapon setups," Budgen explained.
"We really see the importance here to allow players to see the impact of weapon balancing more directly and concretely compare the changes from one update to another."
"We have a lot of plans for this feature and some ideas that are unique to Siege such as practicing Soft Wall destruction and testing the damage loss through different destructible materials."
Budgen also notes that other 'Learning Tools' are being considered for Rainbow Six Siege, including ways for players to familiarise themselves with new Operators and gadgets.
At present, players can test their skills against AI opponents in Terrorist Hunt, or in the Situations scenarios that are playable offline.
Ubisoft's latest Rainbow Six title, Extraction, has been delayed to 2022.