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This is Why Rainbow Six: Patriots Was Cancelled by Ubisoft

Posted on the 18 June 2014 by Sameo452005 @iSamKulii
This is why Rainbow Six: Patriots was cancelled by Ubisoft
Ubisoft has finally explained why they had to axe Rainbow Six: Patriots in favor of Rainbow: Six Siege, which looks very impressive.
In an interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Ubisoft technical artist Oliver Couture yields a different reason.
He said, “To be completely transparent, I worked on Patriots – on Rainbow Six for three-and-a-half years – and Patriots was old-gen. Xbox 360 and PS3. Next-gen consoles were just around the corner, and we were like, ‘OK, we want to also have a next-gen experience. What can we do for that?’
“We were trying stuff out with destruction technology, and we realized destruction really changes the game. We tried to see how it could fit with old-gen, but it just didn’t work out. So for us it was just a better solution to clean the slate, reset, and make what’s best for the players.
“We’ve been working hard for the past year-and-a-half [on Siege].”
He went on, “We understand that while this year we showed multiplayer – because we want to have fun playing against each other internally, it’s a good test to know if a game is fun – but we are 100 percent aware that single-player is a big part. We’re currently working on that too.”
“The scope of the single-player is not completely clear yet, so I cannot really elaborate on it. All I know is that the message we have on the production floor is like, ‘All the comments online, people are always talking about single-player. So we’re gonna have something for them.’ But I can’t say if it will be more cinematic [like Patriots was] yet.”

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