Latest addition to the Rainbow Six franchise. Can be played on the Xbox 360 and the PC. The PS3/PSP counterparts are soon to come as well. Rainbow Six: Vegas, also uses the Gears of War engine and is online multiplayer capable. The game has zero hackers on the Xbox 360 Version of Rainbow Six: Vegas due to the 360's ability to prevent things to be edited on the CD's. The online multiplayer can consist of Attack & Defend, Team Sharpshooter, Team Survival, Retrieval, Sharpshooter, Survival, Co-Op Terrorist Hunt, and Co-Op Story Mode. There are large amounts of maps that can be played on all of these multiplayer modes. As of March 2007 there was supposedly a patch to be released that would add 2 new game modes, 3 new maps, and 2 re-lighted maps. This patch has been since delayed.
The game features realistic bullet trajectory, minus the wind factor. A player can also take cover anywhere on the given map with one click of the button, the button must be held in order to remain in cover. A player can also peak out of cover and shoot or throw grenades. The game also features realistic recoil, bullet spread and muzzle flash. The game contains a vast arsenal of weapons ranging from Submachine Guns, Light Machine Guns, Assault Rifles, Sniper Rifles, Shotguns, The Riot Shield, Pistols, and Gadgets.
There are a number of online ladders that give clans competition. Such websites are Game-Battles, Team Compete, Next Generation Gamers(NxG), or Sonic Army. Some of the good clans are Art of War(clanartofwar.com), Team Compete, Young Gunz, M Y T H, Type Z, FYA, DBZ, THR, CMB, XBLB, and D V 8.