- "In Operation Blood Orchid, two Special Duties Unit Operators join Team Rainbow to raid Theme Park. This third season will showcase a reworking of the Operators and maps following an optimization of our data, namely a rework of textures, polished dynamic and static lighting, richer sky domes, new customization, and much more."
— Official Website Description
Operation Blood Orchid was the sixth free expansion to be released for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, and the third expansion of Year Two. It was also the first expansion to add more than two Operators. The expansion added three new Operators (two from SDU, one from GROM) CTUs and the new map Theme Park.
It was officially announced on August 11, 2017, released on August 29, 2017 for Technical Test Server participants, and Year Two Season Pass holders on September 5, 2017. As with other expansions, all content released could be accessed one week earlier with ownership of its respective Season Pass.
Operation Blood Orchid was superseded by Operation White Noise on December 5, 2017.
- Attackers can have both of their Drones deployed at the same time, and they can switch between the two at will.