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Overwatch Update 2.86 Patch Notes Revealed

Blizzard has unleashed the Overwatch update 2.86 patch notes for your viewing pleasure, which is now available to download for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One versions of the game.

Overwatch Update 2.86 Patch Notes

HERO UPDATES

Ashe

The Viper

  • Magazine size increased from 12 to 15
  • Shots no longer queue up the next shot if pressed slightly before recovery has finished
  • Unscoped shots to reach maximum spread increased from 4 to 6
  • Unscoped shots can now be fired much more quickly after firing a scoped shot
  • You can now start reloading much more quickly after firing a scoped shot

Genji

Shuriken (Secondary Fire)

  • Recovery lowered from 0.75 to 0.65 seconds

Mei

Endothermic Blaster

  • Maximum ammo reduced from 200 to 120

Endothermic Blaster (Secondary Fire)

  • Ammo cost reduced from 20 to 10

Pharah

Rocket Launcher

  • Explosion damage increased from 65 to 80
  • Impact damage decreased from 55 to 40

Reinhardt

General

  • Steadfast passive knockback resistance reduced from 50% to 30%

BUG FIXES

Heroes

Ashe

  • Fixed a bug that caused Ashe’s unscoped fire to become unusable
  • Fixed a bug that caused Ashe’s weapon to appear incorrectly in the Kill Feed

The original game was a huge success, raking in over 50 million players in three years and generating $1 billion in revenue during its first year of release. In addition, Overwatch has proven hugely popular in the esports scene, with Blizzard funding and producing the Overwatch League to facilitate its success.

All new heroes, maps, and modes will be accessible in Overwatch despite the sequel being sold as a separate game.

Here’s the full blurb on Overwatch:

Overwatch is a colorful team-based shooter game starring a diverse cast of powerful heroes. Travel the world, build a team, and contest objectives in exhilarating 6v6 combat.

When you enter a game of Overwatch, you’ll need to choose a hero to play.

Maybe a cannon-toting ape from the moon appeals to you. Perhaps you prefer a time-traveling freedom fighter. Or is a beat-dropping battlefield DJ more your style? Whoever you want to be, there’s an Overwatch hero for you.

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