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Rainbow Six Extraction trial version: How does it work?

Here we teach you how the Rainbow Six Extraction trial version works

Updated: Jan 25, 2022 3:44 pm
Rainbow Six Extraction trial version

In one of the more surprising announcements last December, Ubisoft confirmed it is offering a Rainbow SIx Extraction trial version, otherwise known as the Buddy Pass. Below we will teach you all you need to know about the Rainbow Six Extraction trial version, including its basic details and how you get your hands on it.

What is the Rainbow Six Extraction trial version?

The Rainbow Six Extraction trial version is a 14-day trial that allows players to play the game for free for a limited time. When you get a valid Rainbow Six Extraction trial version, you can play up to 2 hours within the 14-day period. However, if you play the game with a friend, then you can play up for up to 14 days. The more you play the game without a friend, the more the 2-hour limit will decrease, but playing with a friend will cause the countdown not to go down.

However, when that time is up, you will need to buy the game yourself, get something like Ubisoft+ or Xbox Game Pass subscription, and continue where you left.

For those wondering if you can play the Rainbow SIx Extraction trial version is cross-play enabled, you’ll be pleased to know the answer is yes. The game features cross-play across Gooogle Stadia, Luna, Xbox platforms, PC, and PlayStation consoles. So you really can play with any friend on any platform.

How to get the Rainbow Six Extraction trial version

To get your hands on the Rainbow Six Extraction trial version, you simply need to head to your preferred platform of choice and download the Rainbow Six Extraction trial version. The version sois free to download for any platform, but you won’t be able to play the game unless you have received a Buddy pass from a friend.

To get your hands on a Buddy Pass, you need your friend who bought the game to send you one of the two buddy passes they get when they buy it. Your friend who owns the game can send you a buddy pass directly through the in-game friend list on Rainbow Six Extraction.

However, it is worth noting that the Rainbow Six Extraction buddy pas system is currently disabled at the time of writing. Ubisoft posted a temporary delay to the game to make sure the servers wouldn’t suffer at launch. However, Ubisoft promised to update its fans on the Rainbow SIx Extraction buddy pass availability very soon after launch. We should know more information by mid next week at the earliest. You can read more about the Buddy Pass delay here.

Update: The Buddy Pass is due to go live on January 27 with Ubisoft stating that the delay to the pass’ launch is due to come to an end. Per the tweet, you can expect it to go live at 7 AM PT on the 27, which means it goes live at 10 AM ET, 3 PM GMT, and 4 PM ET.

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