With Rainbow Six Extraction
seeing its release date pushed back four months to January 2022 and Riders Republic
moving from September 2 to October 28, 2021. In the case of Extraction, the time is to allow the team
to hit its ambitious goal of delivering, "a full-fledged AAA experience that changes the way you play and think about cooperative games".
with Rainbow Six Extraction recently we discovered that its blend of tactics and co-op zombie-style shooting to be pretty interesting compared to the competitive side of the franchise. Especially with the sci-fi tone of a mysterious alien viral threat.
“It was also important for us to keep a grounded approach -- so don’t expect superpowers for your Operators,” Extraction’s creative director, Patrik Méthé told us. “These are [still] top tier Operators fighting a new, always-evolving threat that they don’t know much about”.
No doubt the extra time will allow for more fine-tuning and polish.
As for Rider Republic its delay is to ensure a smooth launch
for what is shaping up to be a pretty exciting multiplayer action sports playground. With a day/night cycle, weather effects, multiple 'rides' and a massive play-space Ubisoft's plans for this are definitely sizable. Which is why we asked about the possibility of jumping on a skateboard