Riders Republic, Rainbow Six: Extraction Release Date Delayed

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Riders Republic, Rainbow Six: Extraction Release Date Delayed

July 16, 2021

By: Robert N. Adams

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Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher
Ubisoft
Release Date
January 31, 2022
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Ubisoft has announced that the Rainbow Six: Extraction release date and Riders Republic release date have both been delayed for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox, pushing these games back 2–3 months apiece.

Rainbow Six: Extraction — formerly known as Rainbow Six: Quarantine — was originally planned to launch on September 16, 2021. Unfortunately, it looks like Ubisoft is going to need more time to get it out the door.

"We are embracing the opportunity to take additional time to bring this vision to life in the way it deserves in January 2022," read Ubisoft's announcement. "We are confident this will ensure Rainbow Six Extraction is the immersive, cooperative, and thrilling experience we set out to create, and the one you aspire to play."

Quite separately, Ubisoft's upcoming sports game Riders Republic has also had its release date delayed, although the delay, in this case, is not quite as severe.

 
 

"To ensure we can deliver the best game for all players, we've made the tough decision to delay our release date from September 2 to October 28," Ubisoft explained in the Riders Republic release date delay announcement. "This will give us more time to [fine-tune] the experience and give you another chance to jump in before launch and provide feedback."

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When is the Rainbow Six: Extraction Release Date?

The Rainbow Six: Extraction release date is now sometime in early January 2022; Ubisoft did not specify a more specific release date just yet.

For now, you can pre-purchase Rainbow Six: Extraction for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox via its official website starting at $59.99 or your regional equivalent.

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When is the Riders Republic Release Date?

Thankfully, this delay isn't quite as bad — the Riders Republic release date is now October 28, 2021. That means gamers will have to wait almost two more months to play it.

 

You can pre-purchase Riders Republic for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox via its official website starting at $59.99 or your regional equivalent.

What do you think of the Rainbow Six: Extraction release date delay and Riders Republic release date delay? Are you disappointed that you'll have to wait a little longer to play these games? Let us know in the comments below!

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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!

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