Blizzard has announced and detailed the latest update for their critically acclaimed multiplayer hero-based shooter title — Overwatch.
Released on all platforms, the update comes bringing new fixes towards the Heroes, general bug fixes that players have been encountering, and much more. The developers took to their official blog to detail the full set of changes made to Overwatch. If you’re still playing the epic shooter, then make sure to check out the full set of patch notes down below!
Check out the full set of patch notes down below:
OVERWATCH RETAIL PATCH NOTES – AUGUST 31, 2020
- Beam-type damage reduction against Armor health pools increased from 20% to 30%
In an environment with less pervasive barriers, some Damage heroes have become increasingly lethal. As such, we’re now looking to reduce damage outputs accordingly. As a cascading effect, this also introduces a need to reduce healing outputs for some Support heroes, as there’s less damage being dealt overall.
- Ammo reduced from 14 to 12
- Max ammo reduced from 15 to 12
- Aim-down sights damage reduced from 85 to 80
- Grenade ammo reduced from 12 to 10
- Total healing reduced from 150 to 75
- Baptiste now receives twice as much healing from Regenerative Burst
- Impact damage reduced from 50 to 40 (Total 130 to 120)
- Recovery increased from 0.42 to 0.50
- Lingering heal reduced from 4 seconds to 2 seconds (Total healing from 65 down to 35)
- Healing per second increased from 65 to 70
- Healing resource consumption rate increased from 11 to 14 (27%)
- Attach angle reduced by 37%
- Healing resource gain rate increased by 50%
- Radius increased from 4 to 5
- Projectile speed reduced from 30 to 25
- Recovery increased from 0.75 to 0.85
- Max damage reduced from 140 to 120
- Max ammo increased from 30 to 35
- Scoped ammo cost increased from 3 to 5
- Scoped shots now have up to 50% damage falloff from 60-85 meters
- Ammo cost increased from 20 to 25
In related Overwatch news, Blizzard has recently released a new developer update for their critically acclaimed multiplayer shooter title.
The new developer update brings us even more details about the latest character reveal — Echo. Game director Jeff Kaplan has detailed the character, her powers, and more in the 12-minute long developer update. If you’re a fan of Overwatch, this video is going to give you a lot of new information! Check out the dev diary right here!
Overwatch is now available for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Are you still playing Overwatch? Let us know what you think about the latest update in the comments below!