Bad performance on game for the past couple weeks


The game has been fine this entire year and even through the Anniversary Event. Something happened recently that has caused a serious performance drop. The game stutters and has FPS drops a few times a match at least and sometimes is just downright choppy during huge team fights.

This game had issues like this in the past during the first 1.5 years of release but they always seemed to be fixed. I hold out hope the next update magically fixes this again but the game is awful right now.


While it is possible the issues may resolve on their own, I would find it more proactive to try these steps first. These standard tips can help resolve most Overwatch FPS drops:

Also here are advanced tips I have written in Overwatch’s Tech Support forum that maximize your FPS performance in the game.