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Rainbow Six Siege's latest Outbreak zombie teaser explores its narrative

Ubisoft has uncovered its latest teaser for "Mission Outbreak" – the new limited-time zombie mode on its way to Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Following a series of teasers for the month-long cooperative event, this latest trailer further establishes the mode's premise, while touching on its surrounding storyline.

Composed entirely of pre-rendered cinematics, the trailer provides a glimpse of combat among SWAT soldiers outside of the in-game Operators. Focusing on the terror of the zombie-style parasite, the trailer shares a first look at their silhouettes and how combat may play out.

The second half of the trailer follows Ash, an existing Operator from the base game, on a call with the deputy director of the Rainbow Counter-terrorism unit, "Six." Requesting backup from Thermite, Doc, and an unnamed Russian Operator, the scene lays the foundation for a more prevalent narrative throughout Outbreak. Without a single-player story mode, (or much of a narrative throughout the game at all,) this should be a welcome aspect for invested fans.

Rainbow Six Siege's Outbreak event makes its debut on March 6, before concluding four-weeks later April 3. For more information on Operation Chimera, make sure to check out our article on all the news so far. While many details have already been shared, a full unveiling is currently on track for the "Six Invitational 2018" in Montreal, between February 13 and February 18.

Matt Brown is a senior editor at Future for Windows Central. Following six years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Xbox and Windows PCs. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.