- "Continue the Siege with our first major content update, Operation Black Ice, which gives you access to the new Yacht map, two new JTF2 operators, new weapon skins, a spectator camera on all platforms and more."
— Official Website Description
Operation Black Ice is the first expansion released for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. All content released is for free to players. It adds two new Operators from the Joint Task Force 2 CTU, featuring new weapons, abilities, and gameplay upgrades. They may be immediately unlocked for season pass owners or with R6 Credits. Otherwise they can be unlocked with 25,000 renown each.
The expansion was originally slated to be released on January 5, 2016 for Season Pass owners and a week later for the rest of the community. Ubisoft later announced that the expansion's release would be delayed to February 2016.