Angela Bassett in Rainbow Six Siege

Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett is making history in Rainbow Six Siege by developer Ubisoft. This marks the first time in the series (either the books or the games) that Six has been portrayed by a woman. Ubisoft spoke with Angela Bassett about her passion for strong female characters, what drew her to this character and working with motion capture.

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You can pre-order Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege now for guaranteed Beta Access for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Game releases October 13, 2015.

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Source: Ubisoft