Overwatch PTR Patch Notes – April 24, 2019


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Overwatch PTR Patch Notes – April 24, 2019

A new Overwatch patch is in development and now available for testing! To share your feedback or report any issues, please post in the PTR Feedback or PTR Bug Report forums.

Please note that the below patch notes only include changes currently available for testing on the PTR. While many of these changes may also be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in a future patch, the PTR is PC-only and only reflects changes coming specifically to that platform.

PATCH HIGHLIGHTS

Workshop

We’re excited to share a new in-game feature called the Workshop! The Workshop greatly expands the game customization features available in the Game Browser by adding a simplified game scripting system. Enhance the Overwatch game modes you know and love with new game rules, victory conditions, adjustments to the heroes’ movements and abilities, and much more. Once you’ve created an awesome new game, create a code to share it with your friends or the whole community! For information on how to get started using the Workshop, see our Workshop blog post. We’re excited to see what you come up with!

Note that this is a test of an in-development feature, so we may need to adjust or turn it off as we work to improve it. Please post any questions or stability issues in the PTR Feedback forum.

HERO UPDATES

Baptiste

  • Immortality Field
    • If it lands on a moving platform, it will move along with the platform

Wrecking Ball

  • Minefield
    • If a mine lands on a moving platform, it will move along with the platform

BUG FIXES

Heroes

Baptiste

  • Fixed a bug where Immortality Field would become stuck under some objects
  • Fixed a bug where Immortality Field would behave oddly when placed on a moving platform
  • Fixed a bug where a healing grenade would appear in his Biotic Launcher when it is out of ammo
  • Fixed a bug where the healing grenades from the Biotic Launcher wouldn’t hit teammates when deflected by Genji’s Deflect

D.Va

  • Fixed a bug where D.Va’s speed when using Boosters decreased dramatically when flying over some platforms

Genji

  • Fixed a bug where Genji couldn’t climb up certain pillars on the Havana map

Hanzo

  • Fixed a bug where Hanzo couldn’t climb up certain pillars on the Havana map

Moira

  • Fixed a bug with Moira’s Scientist skin where her lab coat would clip into itself while using the Erlenmeyer victory pose

Orisa

  • Fixed a bug where damage boosting from a teammate’s ability (such as Baptiste’s Amplification Matrix) would count towards Orisa’s damage amplified statistic when using Supercharger

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