Ubisoft delays Rainbow Six Extraction and Riders Republic

Ubisoft postponed 2 of its huge 2021 video games on Friday, pressing Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Extraction out to January 2022, and Riders Republic back by 8 weeks, from Sept. 2 to Oct. 28.

Rainbow 6 Extraction, the Rainbow Six-operators-versus-alien-infestation shooter that was formerly called Rainbow 6 Quarantine, was initially slated to release Sept. 16. Ubisoft interacted that date simply one month earlier, however stated in an upgrade published Friday that the video game requires more time.

From Ubisoft’s declaration:

Our aspiration with Rainbow 6 Extraction is to provide a full-fledged AAA experience that alters the method you play and think of cooperative video games. With special functions like Missing out on In Action or The Sprawl, every objective is set to be a tense and tough experience in which you’ll lead the elite operators of Rainbow 6 in a battle versus a deadly and developing alien risk.

We are welcoming the chance to take extra time to bring this vision to life in the method it should have in January 2022. We are positive this will guarantee Rainbow 6 Extraction is the immersive, cooperative, and thrilling experience we set out to develop, and the one you desire play.

The group making Riders Republic, Ubisoft’s cross-discipline severe sports racer, stated it too requires more time to polish that video game:

To guarantee we can provide the very best video game for all gamers, we’ve made the hard choice to postpone our release date from September 2 to October 28. This will provide us more time to tweak the experience and provide you another opportunity to leap in prior to launch and supply feedback.

Riders Republic was very first revealed in September 2020, and prepared for launch in February 2021. Ubisoft postponed the video game forever in January, however later on picked a September 2021 launch.

Both Rainbow 6 Extraction and Riders Republic are bound for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X, with streaming variations pertaining to Amazon Luna and Google Stadia.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.