Rainbow Six Siege Operation Neon Dawn for Y5S4 Announced, Gameplay, New Operator & More Revealed

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Ubisoft is about to drop new content for Rainbow Six Siege players once again, as the studio has announced Rainbow Six Siege Operation Neon Dawn, and same as before, there’s a new operator included in the Year 5 Season 4 (Y5S4) update.

Coming in the Operation is the first-ever Thai operator named Aruni, and there’s of course, another map rework coming, which is the Skyscraper map, as well as a host of new accessiblity features! Head on below for the gameplay overview and to see Aruni’s abilities and more.

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Neon Dawn Operator Aruni Gaemplay Gadget & Starter Tips:

New Defender: Aruni

  • 2 armor, 2 speed
  • Gadget: Surya Gate
    • Laser gate that can be placed on doors, hatches, windows, and walls
    • Destroys drones and gadgets, deals 40 damage but does not block bullets
    • Disabled after destroying gadget or other activation, needs to be manually reactivated after a short cooldown
    • Turns off automatically when a defender is close
    • Passive ability: punch with destructive capabilities
  • Primary weapons:
    • P-10 Roni
    • Mk 14 EBR
  • Secondary weapons:
    • PRB92
  • Secondary gadgets:
    • Barbed Wire
    • Proximity Alarms

Map Rework: Skyscraper

  • Removed some windows and balconies
  • Dragon is now an interior, serves as a new connection upstairs
  • Increased size of bedroom & bathroom
  • Simplified restaurant layout

Gameplay Updates, New Features & Other Changes

Hibana Changes

  • Can now choose between shooting 2, 4, or 6 pallets

Jäger Changes

  • ADS will be deactivated for 10 seconds after destroying a gadget
  • ADS now has infinite charges

Echo Changes

  • Removed cloak from drones
  • Added Deployable Shield to loadout

Runout Changes

  • Defenders are now detected after 1 second when outside

Valkyrie & Wamai Changes

  • Removed Deployable Shield from loadout

Aruni will be playable on the test servers on PC this November 9. Once the patch for Operation Neon Wave is out, we’ll be sure to let our readers know.

Source: Reddit