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[ALL] Overwatch Patch Notes – April 18, 2017

by Dash on April 18, 2017

A new bug fix is live. This patch mainly focuses on bugs found in the Uprising Event, as well as some minor Hero bugs and a bug that was plaguing Competitive Play. To learn more check out the official release below.

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Bug Fixes


  • Fixed an issue that caused the game client to crash when Overwatch was launched


  • PC
    • Fixed a bug preventing the Null Sector bots from spawning during the payload escort phase of the Overwatch Uprising brawl
    • The Overwatch Uprising 2017 player icon will now unlock when you log into the event
    • Firing shots while standing on the payload in Overwatch Uprising will no longer cause accuracy issues for your hero
    • Fixed an issue preventing players from placing turrets on moving platforms (i.e. the payload)
    • The Overwatch Uprising scorecard now correctly...
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Archive Declassified: Relive Tracer’s First Mission in Overwatch Uprising!

by Dash on April 11, 2017

Heroes it's time to suit up, Overwatch Uprising is now live on PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One. You'll gain access to new loot boxes that contain skins, emotes, and sprays from a more illustrious time in Overwatch history. From now until May 1st you and up to three friends will hit the streets of King’s Row and fight a group of omnic's known as Null Sector. To learn more check out the official release and the Developer Update below.

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Overwatch "Uprising" mission file status: OPEN.
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Get ready for the ultimate recall. Our latest seasonal event turns back the clock, giving you the chance to relive a pivotal moment in Overwatch history. Explore the stories behind some of your favorite heroes, unlock pieces of the past with over 100 declassified Loot Box items, or suit up with your friends and join Tracer on her very first mission in a brand-new cooperative brawl.

It's time to rewind the future. Welcome to Overwatch Uprising


Starting today, all in-game Loot Boxes have been replaced with Uprising Loot Boxes. These special time...
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Overwatch Comic: Uprising

by Dash on April 5, 2017

A new Overwatch coming titled "Uprising" is out now and it might shed a bit of light on the upcoming in-game event. Set seven years in the past, the story focuses on some of the team’s original members for one of their most difficult fights, the King’s Row uprising.

An extremist group of Omnics attacked London, causing McCree to be stranded and the team back in Switzerland left to decide whether they should override orders and step in. You can read the full animated comic over on Madefire
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