Upcoming Changes to Rainbow Six Siege in Y8S2.3 Patch

Get ready for the latest and greatest changes coming to Rainbow Six Siege with the much-anticipated Y8S2.3 update. Let’s take a closer look at what’s in store for you:


Patch Size:

For your convenience, here are the download sizes for each platform:

  • Ubisoft Connect: 1.12GB
  • Steam: 1.5 GB
  • Xbox One: 1.36 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 1.64 GB
  • PS4: 1.65 GB
  • PS5: 1.57 GB


Operator Balancing:


  • Vigil’s gadget will now share the same glitching behaviour as Nøkk.
  • The ERC-7 Video Disruptor will not be deactivated during certain actions, like shooting, and will trigger the glitch effect on cameras.
  • Vigil will no longer be immune to Lion’s EE-ONE-D and Grim’s Kawan Hive. Both gadgets will detect him, but he can prevent being pinged by activating the ERC-7.



  • The HEL gadget ability will no longer reduce movement sounds.
  • Maximum duration increased to 20 seconds (from 12).
  • Nøkk will now experience new glitching sources, such as being flashed or pushed.
  • Nøkk will no longer be immune to Alibi’s Prisma. It will detect her, but she can prevent being pinged by activating her HEL gadget.



  • The UZK50GI now includes a 1.5x sight for improved precision.



  • Oryx’s hatch climb speed has been increased by 30%, making him even more agile.


Bug Fixes:


  • Snipers Arcade now offers unlimited ammo after joining a match in progress, as intended.
  • Devices placed on the back wall of 2F Main Stairs in the Skyscraper map will no longer be detected outside the building.


User Experience:

  • The Battle Pass map will no longer flash on the screen when accessing the Progress section.
  • An error message will no longer appear when accepting a Squad invite from a player who was part of the same Squad in a previous match.
  • Various Shop and Customization issues have been resolved for a smoother experience.


Ubisoft hopes these updates and bug fixes enhance and make your gaming experience of Rainbow Six Siege more enjoyable.