Update: He has since told Ubisoft Eurogamer Rainbow Six: Quarantine has not been renamed Parasite. While datamine was largely accurate, this moniker is simply a placeholder name used by the publisher’s internal teams. We can expect to find out Quarantine’s actual new name sometime soon.
A company spokesperson explained, “While we recently shared that we will be changing the name Rainbow Six Quarantine, the word ‘Parasite’ is nothing but a placeholder for our internal teams to use.”
“We recently ran an internal game test and some details have been released. We can confirm that this is a glimpse of the upcoming game, and we will share more details, including the official name, soon.”
The original story: a report around MP1st It provides some convincing evidence that Rainbow Six Quarantine Will Its name has been changed, as Ubisoft I hinted last week. Rainbow Six Parasite is the new name according to the report, and this image above is taken from an apparently uploaded patch on the PlayStation Network. This correction information was obtained from a site that automatically revokes title updates for all PSN items. You can see the list for yourself Here.
It is worth noting that this correction is 1.01, “Initial Launch Correction” according to the above linked list. It seems unlikely that a patch of such ostensible importance exists even without the game being somewhat imminent, and it is probably more imminent than Ubisoft allowed during Announcement of financial results last week.
But again, that’s all speculation at this point, despite how convincing the master art above is.
Last week, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot acknowledged that the name change was under consideration for a co-op group shooter, because ‘Rainbow Six Quarantine’ probably doesn’t scream a ‘nice relaxation time’ exactly as it did in 2019. Although Ubisoft is quieter On the title, siege shooting zombies is expected to be released sometime this year.
This story has been updated with a comment from Ubisoft.