Ubisoft has rolled out Rainbow Six Siege update 2.42, which is for the major patch Y7S4.2! This brings a host of bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more to the game. Read on for the full Rainbow Six Siege January 24 patch notes below.

Rainbow Six Siege Update 2.42 Patch Notes | Rainbow Six Siege Update Y7S4.2 Patch Notes | Rainbow Six Siege January 24 patch notes:

Patch size Y7S4.2

Find the download sizes for each platform below.

  • Xbox One: 1.10 GB
  • Xbox Series X: 1.10 GB
  • PS4: 1.65 GB
  • PS5: 1.09 GB

Operator balance


  • Increased the normal gliders to 2 (from 1)
  • Removed vertical grip from F2


  • Added 1.5x and 2.0x scopes for Commando 552

Weapon balancing

Extended barrel

  • (New) Damage Bonus: Increases weapon damage by 15%


  • Damage: decreased to 47 (from 48)


  • Damage: increased to 55 (from 48)

9MM C1 (Frost)

  • Damage: decreased to 36 (from 45)

AR-15.50 & M4 (MAVERICK)

  • Damage: increased to 67 (from 62)
  • Added 2.0x sights to M4


  • Damage: decreased to 36 (from 44)


  • Vertical Recoil: Increased speed upwards.
  • Horizontal Recoil: Long bursts now have increased spread and tend to pull to the left.


  • Damage: decreased to 47 (from 48)

Hip fire accuracy

Weapons are affected

  • Spacing increased: AK12, ARX 200, SC3000K, LMG-E, 6P41, T-95, 417, AR-15.50, CAMRS, MK14
  • Reduced spread: P10-C
  • Augmented Burst: AUG A2, AUG A3, POF 9, LMG-E, 6P41, T-95, 417, AR-15.50, MK14
  • Reduced growth spurt: CAMRS

Tweaks and improvements

Comfort for the player

Advanced controller options

  • PC and console players can customize their controllers’ aim controls with advanced controller options.
  • These options can be found in the Controller section of the Controls options menu.
  • We will listen to player feedback to further improve this feature and offer new options as needed

Bug fixes


FIXED – Most of the players played are not selected when inactive in the random player selection screen.

Fixed – POF-9 recoil pattern not showing in weapon loading screen and firing range records.

Fixed – Chat access button is not functional when covert voice to text option is enabled during game sessions.

FIXED – adjustment of loading when the round starts sometimes does not match the loading of the player during the character selection phase.

Class design

Fixed – Players can peek over the reinforcement in the EXT garage porch on the Outback map.

Fixed – Echo’s Yokai Drone and Valkyrie’s Black Eye Camera are able to scan the attackers in the “EXT Park” location immediately after they wake up when placed on the ceiling of the 1F lobby location in Nighthaven Labs.

Fixed – Multiple LOD issues on various maps.


Fixed – Solis cannot capture if SPEC-IO is disabled at the same time Solis is enabling it.

FIXED – Caveira’s hair sticks to her face in the home section.

Fixed – Doc’s Stim Gun is missing the keyword action reminder.

FIXED – While SPEC-IO is active, Solis’ arms and phone clip the AR HUD when entering the Observation Tool view.

User experience

Fixed – icon previews for loadouts not loading correctly during the operator selection step.

Fixed – Offers are not displayed in gift to members section in Ubisoft Connect.

Fixed – Players can duplicate their account by unlinking an account and relinking to a new account.

FIXED – Players experience infinite loading when trying to convert any pack while switching to another pack at the same time.

Fixed – a prompt to apply changes appears in the options menu even though no changes have been made.

Fixed – Various UI issues.

source: Ubisoft


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