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[ALL] Overwatch Patch Notes – April 18, 2017

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Quote | PM | +Rep by Dash » April 18, 2017 11:25am | Report


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



General


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

Arcade


  • 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 tracks stats from Sombra’s Hack
    • The Overwatch Uprising scorecard now correctly tracks Ana’s healing stats
    • The Overwatch Uprising scorecard now correctly tracks D.Va’s enemy eliminations
  • PS4/XboxOne
    • Fixed a bug that could prevent Null Sector bots from attacking throughout the escort phase of the Overwatch Uprising brawl
    • The Overwatch Uprising 2017 player icon will now unlock when you log in to the event
    • Firing shots while standing on the payload in the Overwatch Uprising brawl will no longer cause accuracy issues for your hero
    • Turret damage (from Torbjörn and Symmetra) has been increased by 15% in the Overwatch Uprising brawl

Competitive Play


  • Fixed an issue that could cause inaccurate results when breaking ties based on capture percentage on Assault and Assault/Escort maps

Heroes


  • PC
    • Fixed an issue that allowed players to move freely when being hit by Mei’s Blizzard or Endothermic Blaster
    • Fixed a bug causing D.Va’s hair to be rigid in the Selfie highlight intro when her Palanquin skin is equipped
    • Fixed a bug causing Soldier: 76’s cape to clip during the Push-Ups emote when his Strike Commander Morrison, Daredevil: 76, or Stunt Rider: 76 skin was equipped
    • Fixed a bug causing the ice on Pharah’s Frostbite skin to stretch when her Flair emote was activated
  • PS4/XboxOne
    • Fixed an issue that allowed players to move freely when being hit by Mei’s Blizzard or
    • Endothermic Blaster
    • Fixed a bug that prevented Torbjörn and Symmetra from placing turrets on moving platforms

Maps


  • Fixed a bug causing glass that has been shattered by an explosion to be colored black

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