In an effort to combat and clear out game issues, Ubisoft has announced a Bug Hunter Program that provides in-game rewards for players that report bugs. Unlike the previous R6Fix program, the Bug Hunter Program provides tangible rewards that should motivate players to go out of their way.
Get your nets ready.
We're rolling out our brand new Bug Hunter Program, an initiative designed to reward players who report bugs on the TS.
Play on the Test Server and get rewards by using R6Fix!
— Rainbow Six Siege (@Rainbow6Game) April 25, 2019
Bug Hunter Program
Bug reporting will remain the same where players use R6Fix to submit the bugs they find. The Ubisoft team will review each submission and try to recreate the bug. If it is successful, the player who has submitted the bug will get a response. Once a bug hunter has submitted three bugs that have been confirmed, they receive a reward.
All bug submissions have to be in English and come with visual evidence. The evidence can be provided with a screenshot, but a video is preferred so employees can replicate it. Only the first person to report the bug will receive credit.
To create a bug submission, simply sign in and click the “Add Report” button. When adding a report for the first time, players will be prompted to input their computer specs. This way, developers can know whether a bug might be due to a particular user’s computer system. Afterward, simply titling the issue and filling in the necessary information works.
Users can upvote issues submitted by other users that you feel need immediate fixing. Players can also downvote issues that aren’t critical or don’t affect the game too much.
The reward currently consists of a chibi charm with raptor legs. The raptor leg chibi alludes to a prior harmless bug, where a player had a raptor leg visual bug. While the program is now live, there is only one prize available. The developers have revealed that more prizes will be released soon though.
The Bug Hunter Program has been activated on the test server since April 25. However, all reports received by Ubisoft before this new program do not count toward rewards.