When Ubisoft announced the shooter of Rainbow Six Quarantine on E3 2019, the idea of a global pandemic that will force the whole world to go to quarantine was probably the most distant. Later in the same year, the studio announced that she tolerates the game to the first half of 2021, and this is the last thing that was heard about the upcoming shooter.
Here is an official description of the game when it was first presented:
"Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Quarantine is a first -person team shooter for three players, which is developed by a completely new Ubisoft Montreal team. Rainbow Six operators will face a mysterious threat infecting people and their environment. Getting ready to start tense, chaotic and completely unpredictable missions, since you and your team take a risk every time you get into quarantine. "
almost 2 years later, a message appeared that Ubisoft decided to change the name of the game, Because it is too reminiscent of the current situation with the Covid-19. According to MP1ST, they "excavated" data icons, loading and preserving the PlayStation 4 for a game called Rainbow Six Parasite.
Later Ubisoft published a statement confirming that they will change the name of the upcoming game.
"Although we recently reported that we will change the name Rainbow Six Quarantine on Rainbow Six Parasite" - this is just a code name used by our internal teams. We recently conducted internal testing of the game, and some of its details became known. We can confirm that this is a glimpse of the upcoming game, and soon we will share more detailed information, including the official name. "