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Overwatch Patch Notes (6/6/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (6/6/17)
BUG FIXES General -Fixed several bugs that allowed players to reach unintended locations on multiple maps -Fixed a bug that caused players to fall from moving platforms while dancing -Fixed a crash that would occur when rendering fog for players with certain hardware User Interface -Fixed a bug that caused the “Oni” and “Law” player icons to appear locked even after being unlocked -Fixed an issue that allowed blocked players to send Custom Game invites Patch Notes

Overwatch Patch Notes (5/23/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (5/23/17)
New Seasonal Event: Overwatch Anniversary We’re raising our glasses to toast the 30 million heroes who have answered the call to join us in Overwatch! From now until June 12, players can collect more than 100 Anniversary-themed rewards, and play three new Arena maps in the Arcade—all in celebration of our first year fighting for the future together. Put on your finest skins and join us for the festivities! New Standard Loot Box Items In addition to the new items in the Overwatch Anniversary event, we’re also adding new goodies to our standard loot boxes. Sombra, Orisa, and Tracer are all getting brand new emotes, and Reaper picks up several new unlocks based on the infamous shrug from the recent Uprising comic. GENERAL Custom Games and Game Browser -Added new rules sets for 3v3 and 1v1 Elimination modes on the Arena maps -Added options for Hero Lockout, Limited Hero Pool, Tiebreakers, and Hero Reveal for ...

Overwatch Patch Notes (4/27/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (4/27/17)
(Sorry it’s a day late.) General -Added a slider for aim smoothing. This can be found under the “Controls” tab in the “Options menu. Click “Advanced” under the “Controller” heading Developer Comments: By default, aim smoothing/acceleration is set to the same value that players are used to (full smoothing, low acceleration), but as you drag the slider toward 0, you’ll experience less smoothing (higher acceleration). Once the value hits 0, smoothing will be entirely disabled (instant acceleration). -Players can now select a new Aim Technique: Linear Ramp. This can be found under the “Controls” tab in the “Options menu, along with the Dual-Zone and Exponential Ramp option. Click “Advanced” under the “Controller” heading Developer Comments:This technique, along with disabled aim smoothing, will cause your crosshair to rotate proportionally with the angle that the stick is deflected. The effect is multiplied based on your sensitivity settings. Competitive Play -On Assault and Assault/Escort Maps, teams now ...

Overwatch Patch Notes (4/17/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (4/17/17)
BUG FIXES General -Fixed an issue that caused the game client to crash when Overwatch was launched Arcade -Fixed a bug preventing the Null Sector bots from spawning during the payload escort phase of the Overwatch Uprising brawl -The Overwatch Uprising 2017 player icon will now unlock when you log into the event -Firing shots while standing on the payload in Overwatch Uprising will no longer cause accuracy issues for your hero -Fixed an issue preventing players from placing turrets on moving platforms (i.e. the payload) -The Overwatch Uprising scorecard now correctly tracks stats from Sombra’s Hack -The Overwatch Uprising scorecard now correctly tracks Ana’s healing stats -The Overwatch Uprising scorecard now correctly tracks D.Va’s enemy eliminations Competitive Play -Fixed an issue that could cause inaccurate results when breaking ties based on capture percentage on Assault and Assault/Escort maps Heroes -Fixed an issue that allowed players to move freely when being hit by ...

Overwatch Patch Notes “Uprising” (4/11/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes “Uprising” (4/11/17)
New Seasonal Event: Overwatch Uprising Starting today, we’re rewinding the future, giving you the chance to relive the stories behind some of your favorite Overwatch heroes. Suit up with your friends and travel seven years into the past, joining Tracer on her very first mission in a brand-new cooperative brawl; or collect more than 100 declassified Loot Box items—including skins, highlight intros, emotes, sprays, and player icons! GENERAL -Details about each hero’s unique backstory, along with information about some of their lore-inspired skins, have been added to the Hero Gallery -[PC] The Player Report system has been redesigned, adding new reporting options and activity examples to better capture the reason for each report -In-game voice conversations for the Overwatch Uprising event can now be displayed as subtitles. This can be enabled under the “Sound” tab in the “Options” menu Competitive Play -A tracking system has been added to Assault and Assault/Escort Maps that ...

Overwatch Patch Notes (3/28/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (3/28/17)
BUG FIXES General -Fixed a bug that prevented the Damage Amplified stat from appearing in the scoreboard at the end of a game Heroes -Fixed a bug to prevent Orisa to deploy her Supercharger inside of the payload -Fixed a bug that prevented Sombra’s “BOOP” voice line from playing -Orisa’s movement now slows slightly while firing in midair Developer Comments: Much like D.Va’s Fusion Cannons, Orisa’s Fusion Driver is intended to slow her movement while she is firing. However, unlike D.Va, there was an issue that prevented this slow from working while firing from the air. Patch Notes

Overwatch Patch Notes (3/21/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (3/21/17)
PATCH HIGHLIGHTS: New Hero: Orisa (Tank) Built from the scraps of the city’s decommissioned OR15 defense bots, Orisa is still learning how to optimally perform her function. What she lacks in experience, she makes up for in her steadfast dedication to keeping her city—and her creator, Efi—safe from harm. Orisa is the sixth tank to join the Overwatch lineup, and much like her programming, her gameplay is engineered around protection. Her main weapon is a rapid-fire Fusion Driver, an automatic gun with good range and accuracy even at a distance—though it comes at a cost. Orisa’s movement slows down while she fires and players will need to plan for a lengthy reload time. Her alternate fire, Halt!, launches a graviton charge across the map, slowing nearby enemies as it passes, then pulling them toward it when it detonates. Her Fortify ability boosts her personal defense, reducing damage taken and making her unstoppable for a ...

Overwatch Patch Notes (3/8/17)

Overwatch Patch Notes (3/8/17)
GENERAL: Arcade -[Console Only] 1v1 Mystery Duel game mode is now available in the Arcade Custom Games: -Players can no longer gain EXP from skirmishes in custom games -AFK detection has been added to skirmishes in custom games Patch Notes