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Raven Shield:Command an elite multinational squad of special operatives against hidden terrorist forces. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield, the third installment to the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team Rainbow faces the hidden global forces of a new and secretive foe.
Release Date: Mar 18, 2003

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About the Game

Raven Shield:
Command an elite multinational squad of special operatives against hidden terrorist forces. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield, the third installment to the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team Rainbow faces the hidden global forces of a new and secretive foe. Command Rainbow in a race against time - in locations including England, Norway, the Caribbean islands, and Rio de Janeiro during Carnaval - to stop a madman and his doomsday plot.

Athena Sword:
Command the world's most elite force of multinational counter-terrorist operatives in their latest mission. Track the desperate remnants of the international terror network from Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® 3: Raven Shield™ into the exotic regions of the Mediterranean and prevent their mad agenda of international anarchy and devastation.

Rainbow Six 3 Gold Download Features

  • Pick your team members, assembled from the best counter-terrorism and military units from around the world. Then outfit them with the right armor, weapons, and high-technology equipment for the mission at hand.
  • After equipping your team, plot out the assault of the target area on the map interface. Lay out a plan for each squad to maximize surprise, stealth, and safety.
  • After all the planning - execute! In first-person mode, lead one squad or control all three through different radio commands and signals. Enter and clear a room of terrorists, rescue hostages, defuse bombs, and recover vital intelligence to help you in later missions.
  • All-new eight-mission campaign in locations from Italy and Croatia to Greece.
  • Five new multiplayer levels (Chemical Factory, Ferry Boat, University, Italian Alleys, and Jungle).
  • Three new multiplayer game modes (Adversarial Terrorist Hunt, Adversarial Scattered Hunt, and Capture the Enemy).
  • Seven additional real-world weapons (for a total of 64) with sound effects from the team that worked on the blockbuster movie The Matrix.
  • Three bonus classic missions from the original Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® and Tom Clancy's Rogue Spear®, updated with the latest graphics and technology.

System Requirements


    • Supported OS: Windows® /2000/XP (only)
    • Processor: 800 MHz Pentium® III, AMD Athlon™, or equivalent (1.3 GHz Pentium 4, AMD Athlon, or equivalent recommended)
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM (XP users: 256 MB RAM required)
    • Graphics: 32 MB DirectX® 8-compliant 3D video card with hardware T&L
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 8.1 or higher (DX9 included)
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1-compliant sound card
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB minimum hard drive space
    • Multiplayer: You must create an Ubi.com account prior to attempting multiplayer, the in-game link to account creation no longer works, please use this URL.
Helpful customer reviews
19 of 19 people (100%) found this review helpful
480 products in account
13 reviews
4.0 hrs on record
I bought this game for my collection during the UBIsoft sale, just because I remember playing it as a kid. So I decided to refresh my memory.

Why aren't there people who make games like this anymore? Rainbow Six is as fun as it used to be years ago and plays so much differently from all this casual action games of modern times. Its old, but not in the bad meaning of old, it is classic, oldschool if you please :D. There is a lot of replayability as well: you can follow premade plan, just rush it as lone wolf or with the team, make up your own strategy for the map and even spectate everything while your team just follows orders.

But who am I telling it to, I doubt that anyone who never heard about these series before will ever read this review of my. If you are considering buying: don't hesitate. Rainbow Six 3 is truly the Gold of game industry.

And best part is that it supports modern resolutions just fine (well except of tiny little main menu, but whatever.)
Posted: February 23rd, 2014
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28 of 38 people (74%) found this review helpful
223 products in account
8 reviews
89.4 hrs on record
This game is so ♥♥♥♥ing golden. First I play SP and go all tacticool on that ♥♥♥, friggin' sweet, then I hop on MP. Alright, having fun with Justin and Nick, then Shiv joins. ♥♥♥♥ing Shiv, who is this guy? The best ♥♥♥♥in dude ever. Shiv CO forever.
Posted: February 23rd, 2014
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
1,108 products in account
59 reviews
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 8th, 2014
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
237 products in account
166 reviews
7.6 hrs on record

The best Rainbow Six Game out there, you have to plan your attack,missions,loadout give commands to your squad etc

Its a great game for tactical fans

2 expansions

Athena Sword (included in Gold edition)
Iron Wrath (its free but not on steam, there is a workaround you need to do to play it)
Posted: April 23rd, 2014
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
626 products in account
17 reviews
10.4 hrs on record
I remember this being my favorite Rainbow Six, so I picked it up.
I was afraid that it might not hold up, but you know what? It's better than I remembered it being.

It is unfortunately somewhat dated and the mission planner is a bit wonky and could have used a little more options, which kinda sucks because it turns you off from ever using it even though it's sometimes essential.

Still despite its problems which could be fixed if they released a new one with better technology, it's pretty fantastic.
And hey! It's damn cheap for such a quality game.

Man, I wish Ubisoft would release a proper Rainbow Six sequel again...
Posted: April 3rd, 2014
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71 of 73 people (97%) found this review helpful
169 products in account
2 reviews
31.4 hrs on record
In my opinion, this is one of the greatest multiplayer tactical FPS titles on PC. I use this game as my point of reference when comparing with newer tactical FPS titles.


- Huge arsenal of weapons and gadgets
- Large selection of maps containing varied environments
- Great gameplay with tight gun control, multiple stances (including a unique "fluid" leaning system) and good damage modeling
- The graphics still hold up to this day, and you can run it on just about any rig configuration
- Immersive sound effects (authentic gun sounds, enemy chatter, ambient noises, player character movement sounds, etc.)
- Complete multiplayer suite featuring customizable game settings
- Unpredictable AI that will flank, patrol and call for backup
- You can still find several populated servers online, and the modding scene is still active


- Requires a ubi.com account to access multiplayer functionality
- Can be brutally difficult at times due to the aforementioned unpredictable AI
- Lacks in-game VOIP
Posted: November 27th, 2013
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