Ubisoft has finally revealed some more details on what kind of new things we’ll be getting in the upcoming Operation Para Bellum update. The update is kicking off the second season of Year 3, the most exciting news about this update is the new operators.

Echo will be receiving a notable buff in the update. Specifically, Ubisoft is giving him a second Yokai drone. The max charge for each of his drones has also been decreased, from 3 to 2, while the recharge time between shots has been increased to 20 seconds

More operators are also receiving some tweaks in the upcoming season. Operators with three Speed will be “slightly slower” in the upcoming update, while the ones with one Speed will move a little faster. Additionally, movement speed with a handgun will receive a “small increase”.
“One of the foundations of the speed vs. armor system is the balancing act between the two. However, we have seen that speed was stronger than armor in almost all situations,” Ubisoft said. “To refine that balance, we will bring both ends of the spectrum closer to the middle. The intention of this change to the speeds is to make high armor Operators more viable.”

Finally, Ubisoft allocated a new trailer that shows us our first look at Season 2’s new map: Villa. As its name implies, the new map is based around a huge mansion in the Italian countryside, which perfectly fits along with the two new Italian Operators being introduced in Operation Para Bellum.

For the detailed overview of the upcoming Operation Para Bellum, head over to the Rainbow Six Siege website. Officially the update will be revealed during Six Siege Pro League Finals, which is taking place on May 19th-20th. You’ll will be able to watch the reveal live on social streaming services.