Rainbow Six Siege LGBTQIA +, with Crystal Guard arrives Osa: the first transgender Operator

The Ubisoft home team offers a new contribution to the representation of the LGBTQIA + community in video games, with the introduction of the first transgender Operator within Rainbow Six: Siege.

With the launch of Crystal Guard, next Season of Rainbow Six: Siege, the character of Anja “Osa” Jankovic will make his roster debut. From the official description of the latter, we learn that the robotic engineering expert started the path for gender transition during the university years. Of Croatian origin, she later joined Nighthaven, where she operates with the Attacker class.

On the choice of sketching this background for the character, the Ubisoft team offered some interesting details. Taken well in advance, the decision led to the direct involvement of the LGBTQAI + community, in order to offer an effective representation of Anja “Osa” Jankovic. In particular, the script linked to the Operator was written by a queer personality, while the dubbing was entrusted to a transgender woman. ” Although his identity is certainly defined by his genre, – concluded Ubisoft – his role within the Rainbow Six: Siege universe is defined by his talents, his influences on Nighthaven and his close friendship with Kali “.