A new crossover update is coming to Ghost Recon Wildlands, as part of Special Operation 2, that features Operators from Rainbow Six Siege.
The update includes a new set of Siege-inspired story missions, weapons, classes, and customizations. The crossover event is available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC for free starting July 24.
The new story mission, Operation Archangel, stars Siege’s Valkyrie, Twitch, and Caveira.
In Rainbow Six Siege, all three women are a part of Team Rainbow, an international team composed of the world’s best soldiers, spies, and weapon specialists who hunt terrorists.
Valkyrie is a U.S. Navy Seal who uses hidden cameras to gather intel on enemy combatants. Twitch is a French GIGN with a penchant for drone technology. Caveira is the leading interrogator from Brazil’s BOPE.
In Operation Archangel, Caveira has gone missing, last seen in Bolivia where the Ghosts are still operating. Valkyrie asks her longtime friend, Ghost’s Karen Bowman, to assist Twitch in tracking Caveira down.
The mission sees Twitch and the Ghosts follow Caveira’s blood-soaked trail across Bolivia, and players will learn more of Caveira’s troubled past along the way.
Players who complete Operation Archangel prior to August 14 will be awarded Caveira’s gloves, an in-game customization that, when equipped, allows a player’s Ghost operative to perform Caveira’s special takedown move from Rainbow Six Siege.
Just like in Siege, performing the takedown reveals the location of all enemies within the vicinity.
The new update also adds the Rainbow Six Gear Pack, which gifts two new weapons: Caveira’s Luison handgun and the HK 416 assault rifle. The pack also includes Valkyrie- and Twitch-themed cosmetics.
For PvP play, Special Operation 2 adds two new classes: Toxic and Surgeon.
The former is inspired by Siege’s Smoke and uses poisonous gas to asphyxiate targets, and the latter is based on Siege’s Doc and can use a stim gun to revive teammates from a distance.
Two new maps, Factory and Checkpoint, are also being added, as is an Observer mode for players who want to watch PvP matches and a permadeath mode for players that want an additional challenge.
Players with the Year 2 Pass have a seven-day early access to Special Operation 2’s classes, maps and permadeath mode.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands is available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is available for the same platforms.