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|name = <center>Operation Velvet Shell</center>
 
|image = Velvet Shell poster.jpg
 
|image = Velvet Shell poster.jpg
|developer = Ubisoft Montreal
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|publisher = [[Ubisoft Entertainment]]
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|prev = [[Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Red Crow|Red Crow]] (Year 1)
|engine = Anvil-Next/Realblast Destruction
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|next = [[Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Health|Operation Health]] (no expansion)
|platform = PC, Xbox One, PS4
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|developer = [[wiki:Ubisoft_Montreal|Ubisoft Montreal]]
|released = February 7, 2017 (Season Pass)<br />February 14, 2017}}
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|publisher = [[wiki:Ubisoft|Ubisoft]]
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|platform = PlayStation 4<br />Xbox One<br />PC
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|released = February 7, 2017 <small>(Season Pass)</small><br />February 14, 2017 <small>(Worldwide)</small>
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|season = Year 2 Season 1
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|patch = '''[[Rainbow Six Siege patches/Patch 2.1.0|2.1.0]]''' - [[Rainbow Six Siege patches/Patch 2.1.1|2.1.1]] - [[Rainbow Six Siege patches/Patch 2.1.2|2.1.2]] - [[Rainbow Six Siege patches/Patch 2.1.3|2.1.3]]
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|map = [[File:Flag of Spain.svg|20px|link=GEO]] [[Coastline]]
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|ctu = [[File:Flag of Spain.svg|20px|link=GEO]] [[GEO]]}}
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{{Quote|In Operation Velvet Shell, two GEO Operators join Team Rainbow to regain control of the "Coastline". Following a year of post-launch content, this major update aims to improve player comfort with an upgraded navigation interface, customisation selections and lots more.|[https://rainbow6.ubisoft.com/siege/en-us/game-info/seasons.aspx Official Website Description]}}
 
[[File:Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Velvet Shell Trailer|right|270px]]
 
[[File:Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Velvet Shell Trailer|right|270px]]
   
'''Operation Velvet Shell''' is the fifth expansion to be released for ''[[Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege]]''. It adds two new Operators from the Spanish [[GEO]] CTU and new map [[Coastline]].<ref>http://rainbow6.ubi.com/siege/en-US/news/detail.aspx?c=tcm:152-282432-16&ct=tcm:152-76770-32</ref> It's also the first expansion of the Year Two.
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'''Operation Velvet Shell''' was the fifth free expansion to be released for ''[[Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege]]'', and the first expansion of Year Two. It added two new Operators from the Spanish [[GEO]] CTU and the map [[Coastline]].<ref>http://rainbow6.ubi.com/siege/en-US/news/detail.aspx?c=tcm:152-282432-16&ct=tcm:152-76770-32</ref>
   
It was officially announced on January 19, 2017.<ref>https://twitter.com/Rainbow6Game/status/822135789295378432</ref> As with other expansions, the map will be accessible for all players (including players with no season pass) on February 7, 2017. Operators can be accessed one week earlier with ownership of the season pass.<ref>http://www.gamespot.com/articles/rainbow-six-siege-next-dlc-release-date-announced-/1100-6447391/</ref><ref>http://rainbow6.ubi.com/siege/en-US/updates/velvetshell/index.aspx</ref>
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It was officially announced on January 19, 2017 and was released on February 7, 2017 for Year Two Season Pass holders. As with other expansions, all content could be accessed one week earlier with ownership of its respective Season Pass.
 
As with other expansions, all content released is free for players but can be accessed one week earlier with ownership of the Season Pass.
 
   
 
==Features==
 
==Features==
 
*Upgraded Navigation Interface
 
*Upgraded Navigation Interface
**New tabs: "Home" (challenges, news, boosters) and "Play"
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:*New tabs: "Home" (challenges, news, boosters) and "Play"
**New rank icons
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*[[Rook]] Elite Set
 
*[[Rook]] Elite Set
   
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*[[ITA12S]]
*[[USP|USP 40]]
 
   
 
==Gallery==
 
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==Trivia==
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*The pattern of the "Velvet Shell" headgear skin is actually constructed with the silhouettes of a Flamenco dancer.<ref>https://www.reddit.com/r/Rainbow6/comments/79wfjr/has_anyone_noticed_that_velvet_shell_camo_based/</ref>
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 16:41, August 18, 2019

"In Operation Velvet Shell, two GEO Operators join Team Rainbow to regain control of the "Coastline". Following a year of post-launch content, this major update aims to improve player comfort with an upgraded navigation interface, customisation selections and lots more."
Official Website Description
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Velvet Shell Trailer

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Velvet Shell Trailer

Operation Velvet Shell was the fifth free expansion to be released for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, and the first expansion of Year Two. It added two new Operators from the Spanish GEO CTU and the map Coastline.[1]

It was officially announced on January 19, 2017 and was released on February 7, 2017 for Year Two Season Pass holders. As with other expansions, all content could be accessed one week earlier with ownership of its respective Season Pass.

FeaturesEdit

  • Upgraded Navigation Interface
  • New tabs: "Home" (challenges, news, boosters) and "Play"
  • New rank icons

MapEdit

OperatorsEdit

WeaponsEdit

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The pattern of the "Velvet Shell" headgear skin is actually constructed with the silhouettes of a Flamenco dancer.[2]

ReferencesEdit

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