Rainbow Six Siege instantly bans players for using slurs

first_imgRainbow Six Siege instantly bans players for using slursBans last nearly half an hour for the first offense, with possible permanent bans after the thirdRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterSaturday 14th July 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleUbisoftUbisoft has taken a major step forward to improve its community management. Players who use racist or homophobic slurs while playing Rainbow Six Siege are now immediately removed from the match and banned from the game for a period of time.As reported by PC Gamer, the first offense results in a ban from playing any type of game in Rainbow Six Siege for about 27 minutes, while the second and third will last for two hours. The third offense triggers an investigation into the account’s activities, with grounds for a permanent ban.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games In response to Twitter complaints, the official Rainbow Six Siege account is unapologetic.Back in April, Ubisoft noted the prevelence of racist and homophobic slurs in the game and stated it would be increasing the frequency and severity of its bans. In the same blog post, other features such as muting chat, chat filters, and a system to prevent intentional team killing were discussed.”These short-term changes will begin to address toxicity, but we do not plan to stop there,” Ubisoft concluded. “We are serious about tackling the issues surrounding the potential for a negative player experience, and we will share any further changes with you prior to their implementation. We are interested in hearing your thoughts, and gathering your feedback! Please jump into the discussion on the subreddit and let us know what you think.”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesUbisoft posts record sales yet again, delays Skull & Bones yet againPublisher moves away from target of 3-4 premium AAA titles a year, wants to build free-to-play “to be trending toward AAA ambitions over the long term”By Brendan Sinclair 7 hours agoFirst-party Ubisoft titles will now be branded as ”Ubisoft Originals”Change was made alongside the announcement of new Tom Clancy titleBy Danielle Partis 2 days agoLatest comments (1)James Wells Gaming Contributor – digboston.com 2 years ago Nice to see a company taking a hard line on these toxic players. Now if only Blizzard would implement something similar to address these types of individuals in Overwatch… 1Sign inorRegisterto rate and replySign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more