On top of that, Tachanka's gadget, the Degtyarev LMG is stationary and requires an operator to be stuck behind it in order to be operated. xSkajOfficial claims that the Tachanka rework should be available in the upcoming season, Operation Shadow Legacy. With the advent of next-generation consoles, the game is bound to make big changes in order to accommodate Rainbow Six Siege on the new platforms and the Tachanka rework is just the tip of the iceberg. In addition, the leaker states that “replays” will soon be a thing. As we’ve already seen, the DP-28 is portable and fed from a top-mounted drum magazine that holds 70 rounds. Rainbow Six Siege is available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, with plans to launch on next-gen consoles as well. share. The first clip also shows off Tachanka’s new incendiary grenade launcher, although the reload animation sounds and the fire effects appear incomplete or missing in some cases in the video. The light machine gun DP-28 is based off a real-life gun, the Degtyaryov DP-27, and is a movable machine gun that carries seventy rounds. Given his low mobility, many players choose not to waste any time on trying to win playing a large, stationary target like Tachanka. Welcome to the Rainbow Six: Siege esports subreddit, a community for … Ubisoft Senior news writer, and former military public affairs specialist. Tachanka incorrectly refers to his previous gun as a DP-28, but this new gun in the leaks has the major difference of being easily transportable. Tachanka will ditch his LMG mount post-rework, carrying the RP-46 by hand instead. His method of deploying his iconic mounted LMG is the source of his viability issues; it forces him to be stationary in order to use it, which leaves him open to attack from the highly mobile Operators who form Siege's meta. After promises that Rainbow Six Siege's Tachanka will be reworked, leaks are revealing some more details for updates to the operator. While the turret can tear through people as easily as it can through drywall and wood, it cannot be set up near cover as it needs room to fire from and move around. Rainbow Six’s Y5S3.3 patch is just around the corner. Much like Tachanka’s sense of humor, they seem to land flat – but once the fuse burns down, the area goes up in flames. In spite of (or more likely due to) his lack of competitive viability and being unfit for the very game he is in, he has garnered a worthy reputation as one of Siege's most beloved Operators with the community praising him and his qualities. If they’re right, we won’t have long to wait before Lord Tachanka makes his glorious reappearance in a game where he’s long served as little more than material for memes. ... Ubisoft could be releasing the Tachanka rework. The portable gun and incendiary grenades will hopefully go a long way toward making Tachanka more of a threat, and therefore more of a viable option for players to pick up. Previous leaks stated that the Spetsnaz defender would “no longer need his turret” and that he will have a “new interesting play”. Another meme was born here, about Ubisoft not updating Tachanka, but rather creating entirely new modes just for him. Farhan is a passionate writer with an undying love for games, PC hardware, and technology. Hollow Knight and Shadow of War avaialble. New Rainbow Six Siege Leak Details Tachanka Rework, Demon’s Souls Remastered Lacks Ray-Tracing Support Despite Initial Claims by Sony, AirPods 3 Leaked Image Confirms Transition to AirPods Pro Like Design, Intel Xe HP ‘Arctic Sound’ ‘Neo Graphics’ GPU Leaks Online In Geekbench Listing Indicating Entry-Level Data-Center Capabilities. We saw some of what Ubisoft has in mind for Rainbow Six Siege‘s worst operator, the beloved Lord Tachanka, back when it pulled back the veil on his rework in February. Additionally, a new leak provides information about the highly anticipated Tachanka rework, as well as some new features coming to the game. Ubisoft has confirmed that the Tachanka rework reveal will happen on October 7 at 17:00 UTC/13:00 EDT, with the release date of the update to be confirmed. “One thing is for sure, taking the Shumikha on missions will lighten his load’, writes the fictional Dr. Elena ‘Mira’ Alvarez in the snippet. “Map bans are coming (players decide what map to pick and ban),” writes Kormora. Rainbow Six Siege players are already getting a ton of new content with the latest update to the game, but there may be some even more exciting changes coming soon. The turret also takes a long amount of time to set up and take down, time that could be better spent reinforcing and positioning. Ubisoft revealed a Tachanka rework to turn him into a destructive powerhouse, and now a leak is showing off some of these upcoming changes. Rainbow Six Siege’s Tachanka Elite skin set has leaked early — with a topless spin on the tactical shooter’s lord and savior. Tachanka’s bio is also getting an update that suggests the new Shumikha grenade launcher is going to be as crucial to his kit as the fearsome machine gun, which can chew massive holes through any soft wall. Much like Tachanka’s sense of humour, they seem to land flat – but once the fuse burns down, the area goes up in flames. Join our list for daily updates! Senior news writer. The leaker expects the Tachanka updates to come to Rainbow Six's next season, Operation Shadow Legacy, although this is just speculation and nothing has been confirmed by Ubisoft yet. View discussions in 1 other community. With the Rainbow Six World Cup coming next summer, there is an opportunity for Tachanka to reintroduce himself to the competitive scene and to dominate in the manner that only he can. Some banter between content creators and a Ubisoft community developer suggests a rework may be on the way. Now, a new leaked video has shown off more of what we can expect from the much more mobile and destructive version of Tachanka, which we may see in the game as early as the upcoming season. However, that could change after its rework in Year 5 Season 3. “For the Tachanka rework his main weapon is now his LMG and some sort of incendiary thing, and Replays”. Rainbow Six Siege has a running Lord Tachanka meme, sarcastically, due to him being one of the weakest operators on the roster. Tachanka's rework was leaked last month and it appears that Ubisoft has fixed his immobility and low damage output issues while maintaining the core of his identity. Get involved in the conversation by heading over to our Facebook and Instagram pages. xSkajOfficial says he expects the Tachanka rework to appear in the upcoming season, Operation Shadow Legacy. Stay tuned at Gaming Instincts via Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook for more gaming news. The leaks also show off Tachanka's Shumikha grenade launcher, which may become more integral to the character's kit. But players can hope that this rework will come soon, so that Tachanka can finally have a chance to meaningfully contribute to the metagame and not just be meme fodder. Year 5 will also rework Finka into a “proper medic”. This is a feature Rainbow Six Siege fans have asked for a long time, and its implementation was only “held back” by the infamous client side debris issue. Samsung May Be Announcing S21 Series on 14 January in Six Different Colours. Not only the Tachanka’s skills are upgraded, but his bio is also updated, the information suggests that the Shumikha grenade launcher will be crucial to the operator as his main machine gun, he will be able to blast soft walls with his weapon. Rainbow Six Siege's worst operator, Tachanka, is not in that spot due to his weapons being bad, but rather due to their ACOG-less short range that has no synergy with his three armour, one-speed anchor style of gameplay. To stay up to date with the latest PC gaming guides, news, and reviews, follow PCGamesN on Twitter and Steam News Hub. 210 comments. xSkajOfficial claims that the Tachanka rework should be available in the upcoming season, Operation Shadow Legacy. Ubisoft hasn’t officially announced this rework, so it makes sense why related leaks have been scarce. Leaker xSkajOfficial posted a number of clips and pictures from what looks like a hack, and they show off Tachanka wielding a different weapon. I’m particularly interested in the ‘bounce’ effect of the grenades. “One thing is for sure, taking the Shumikha on missions will lighten his load’, writes the fictional Dr. Elena ‘Mira’ Alvarez in the snippet.