Overwatch PTR Patch Notes – March 6, 2019


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Overwatch PTR Patch Notes – March 6, 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.

HERO UPDATES

Baptiste

  • Biotic Launcher
    • Can now be stopped from automatically reloading by switching the Automatic Reload option to OFF. This option defaults to ON
  • Immortality Field
    • Made significant changes to its visual appearance and sounds

Junkrat

  • Frag Launcher
    • Impact damage changed from 60 to 50
  • RIP-Tire
    • Cost increased by 10%

Developer Comments: Since the recent increase of Frag Launcher’s damage output, Junkrat has been building his ultimate too quickly. We’re increasing the cost of his ultimate to balance this change with his increased damage-dealing capabilities.

Zarya

  • Particle Cannon
    • Alternative Fire’s explosion radius changed to 2 meters, regardless of energy level

BUG FIXES

Heroes

Baptiste

  • Fixed a bug that allowed Baptiste’s Immortality Field to be placed under a payload
  • Fixed a bug where Baptiste’s Immortality Field was not destroyed when run over by the payload
  • Fixed a bug where Baptiste’s Immortality Field prevented death in out of bounds areas
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Baptiste’s Biotic Launcher to heal through barriers

Doomfist

  • Fixed a bug that caused Doomfist to not lose his upward jumping movement when using Rocket Punch while in the air
  • Fixed a bug that caused Doomfist to not move while using Rocket Punch if he was recently knocked backed

Junkrat

  • Fixed a bug where Junkrat’s Steel Trap didn’t make a sound when it landed

Lúcio

  • Fixed a bug where Lúcio’s wall jump speed was lower than expected

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