Rainbow Six: Siege introduces its first transgender agent: this is Osa, who arrives with Crystal Guard

Rainbow Six: Siege introduces its first transgender agent: this is Osa, who arrives with Crystal Guard

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Rainbow Six: Siege introduces its first transgender agent: this is Osa, who arrives with Crystal Guard

The content of the third season of Year 6 of the popular shooter will be available from August 17.

Rainbow Six Siege is one of the multiplayer titles that is expanding its support the most over the years due to the wide community of players that the tactical shooter has achieved in all these years. Now, Ubisoft has just announced all the news related to the new update called Crystal Guard, and that corresponds to the third season of year 6.

Among the novelties, the presence of Osa stands out, a new agent that comes equipped with the transparent Talon-8 Shield: a Armored device that you can deploy on the ground or in door and window frames. He can move around with it, although he cannot run or lie down. She stands out for being an agent with medium speed and armor, with the 556 Xl and PDW9 as primary weapons, and the PMM as secondary weapon.

The consultants, all of them trans people, wanted to make sure the Osa was presented in the most authentic and organic way possible.Simon Ducharme from UbisoftIn the Gamestop medium they delve deeper into the background of the character, since in his biography he speaks of a “transition”, and from the aforementioned medium have contacted Ubisoft to corroborate if it is a transgender character, something that they have confirmed from the Gallic study. “The decision to create a transgender character was made from the beginning, as part of our initiative to have an inclusive list of operators. The consultants, all of them trans people, wanted to make sure the Osa was presented in the most authentic and organic way possible. It was written by a queer person and the voice of a trans woman., and while her identity is certainly influenced by her gender, who she is in the Siege universe is centered on her talents, her influence on Nighthaven and her close friendship with Kali, ”says Simon Ducharme of Ubisoft in a writing.

Crystal Guard will also introduce numerous balance adjustments to the maps, with new locations and an increase in entry points. In addition, the second Elite skin based on the Resident Evil universe “Leon S. Kennedy” for Lion. All this available from August 17.

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