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Retail Patch Notes – October 29, 2020

Hero Updates

We're making some max health adjustments in 25 HP increments to allow for more fine tuning of heroes' power. Until now this was done in 50 HP increments to help simplify the understanding how many hits an enemy hero could withstand.

Baptiste

We're making some adjustments to Baptiste's Biotic Launcher firing cadence that will make dealing damage quicker and landing a healing grenade more impactful.

Biotic Launcher

Primary Fire

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PTR Patch Notes – October 28, 2020

Bug Fixes

General

  • Fixed a bug that would cause colorblind friendly names for duel and elimination game modes to not appear properly

Heroes

Sombra

  • Fixed a rare bug where Sombra's translocator could be on cooldown after use if it was shot at the same time it was used
  • Fixed a bug that would cause Sombra to not receive a detect notification when being seen or receive a detect notification without being seen by an enemy

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PTR Patch Notes – October 23, 2020

Hero Updates

Baptiste

Baptiste’s Amplification Matrix was sometimes difficult to utilize for his allies without gathering very closely together so we've made it much wider.

Amplification Matrix

  • Width increased from 5 to 9 meters

Lúcio

Wall Ride

  • Crouch no longer stops Wall Ride if not using the "Jump on Release" option ...

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Experimental Patch Notes – October 22, 2020

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Experimental Hero Updates

The next experiment begins! This time we're hoping to get your feedback on some balance changes. We're using the 2-2-2 Role Queue ruleset so that you can get a feel for how these balance changes might affect the live game.

We're experimenting with some max health adjustments in 25 HP increments to allow for more fine tuning of heroes' power. Until now this was done in 50 HP increments to help simplify the understanding how many hits an enemy hero could withstand.

Baptiste

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PTR Patch Notes – October 20, 2020

General Updates

Feature Update: Minimum Latency Support

Competition is at its best when it's fair. Historically, we've run tournament events like the Overwatch League and the Overwatch World Cup with teams competing head to head, in person, with local servers to provide the lowest possible latency and the best player experience.

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Retail Patch Notes – October 16, 2020

Hero Updates

Soldier: 76

Heavy Pulse Rifle

  • Reduced camera shake to make recoil feel smoother

Bug Fixes

General

  • Fixed a bug where players could get stuck on a black screen after hero selection in Junkenstein’s Revenge