A recent video has shown a new and fun method hackers use to distract opponents Rainbow Six Siege matches. The technique used is one that will surprise any player in the middle of a match.
There’s no doubt that hackers can usually suck the fun out of someone’s gaming experience. Only the last few months match the beta for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was ruined by hackers pouring into the game’s matches, ruining the experience for many players. However, sometimes a hacker can come along and do something just stupid enough to make for a fun surprise in the middle of a match.
During a recent Rainbow Six Siege match, Twitch streamer Athieno played a seemingly normal match. Little did he know that a hacker was about to project something completely unexpected onto his screen: a cartoon chicken. All was going well in the match until a still image of a cartoon chicken floated up on the screen, causing Athieno to be unfortunately eliminated in the match. However, according to a tweet Athieno posted later, he didn’t seem too pressed about the matter.
It can be difficult enough to play the game when Rainbow Six Siege is one of the few games that takes friendly fire into account. But when a random image of a giant chicken floats into the frame and obscures one’s view, it will make the game downright impossible. While it’s certainly frustrating to be surprised like that in the middle of a match, the clip Athieno posted on his official Twitter account shows the streamer taking the hack in stride and laughing at the ridiculousness of it all.
Rainbow Six Siege is one of the most popular first-person shooters out there right now. The game has even branched out into the mobile gaming market with Rainbow Six Mobile. With more growth and an influx of potential new players, it’s probably safe to assume that the hacking of these games won’t stop anytime soon. The unfortunate fact is that it seems hackers have now become an inevitable pest in the online gaming world. Although hacking can be a real pain for online gamers, sometimes it can be refreshing to find a hack so ridiculous that gamers can’t help but laugh.
Rainbow Six Siege is now available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
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