How To Play Ranked for Beginners (Rainbow Six Siege)
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is a tactical counter-terrorist shooter game by Ubisoft. Ranked is a featured competitive game mode in Rainbow Six Siege that is unlocked once the player reaches level 20. This game mode allows players to acquire ranks and show off a player’s win-loss and kill-death ratio on their profile.
Before starting a ranked match, make sure you adjust your sensitivity settings for your controller to have the best control over aiming and turning of your player. Map knowledge is critical, it gives you the advantage in planning out a siege and getting around the map.
Steps to Playing Ranked as an Attacker
1. Assemble Team
Gather up to 4 other players to complete a team. It is recommended to play with friends or players who have microphones in order to communicate. Communication is essential to winning!
At the start of the round. Once a match starts you will receive the objective (hostage, secure the area, or bomb).
2. Choose an Operator
Communicate with teammates to decide upon tactics to implement during the round. Choice of operator affects the strategies one can carry out. For instance, operators such as Thermite or Hibana are useful in breaching reinforced walls and hatches. Take in consideration the weapon type best used in map, and the gadgets available for your operator.
3. Droning during Preparation Phase
Use the drones to scan where the objective is located and to spot enemy operators. After acquiring this intel, use the drone to scan a path and entry point. This allows for you to detect and clear a path from nearby enemies to navigate safely around the map.
Running in blind can get you killed if an enemy is watching over a hatch, window, wall, or doorway you decide to enter through.
After gathering intel during preparation phase, go into the spawn location menu and choose spawn point that best fits your strategy and path towards object.
5. Enter the building
Before entering the building, it is recommended to set up any breaching charges or break open a window, hatch, or door and do a quick scan with drone. This ensures detection of any enemies nearby roaming or holding an angle prepared to shoot in your direction.
6. Assault Objective
Once in, be prepared for things to go south and your plan not working. Use gadgets and abilities to your disposal. It is recommended to have headphones in order to have an advantage in hearing an enemy approach you. At this stage, communication between teammates is important in order to deliver intel on enemies or simply require the use of an operator's unique gadget.
Shoot and Kill Enemies. Enter the objective and complete the mission!
These are just beginning tips to playing ranked in Rainbow Six Siege. As a player, you will gain experience to using different strategies to winning more often in ranked. Good luck on your journey to Platinum!