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Overwatch update 2.85 and patch 1.47.1

Overwatch update 2.85 and patch 1.47.1
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Patch 1.47.1 was initially composed of bug fixes, but it was quickly coupled with a new Experimental Mode modifying Crowd Control capabilities. These changes are now officially integrated into the game!

Overwatch update 2.85 and patch 1.47.1

An update has been deployed in Overwatch. Patch 1.47.1 is available in-game with many bug fixes. It should be expanded quickly with a new Experimental Mode testing changes to Crowd Control capabilities.

OVERWATCH RETAIL PATCH NOTES – MAY 12, 2020

HERO UPDATES (ONLY IN EXPERIMENTAL)

Ana

Biotic Rifle

  • Healing reduced from 75 to 70

Bastion

Configuration: Sentry

  • Spread decreased 10%
  • Shots until max spread reduction lowered from 60 to 40

Self-Repair

  • Resource drain rate increased 20%
  • Healing per second increased from 75 to 90

Junkrat

Frag Launcher

  • Projectiles maintains slightly more velocity on ricochet

Concussion Mine

  • Projectile speed increased from 20 to 25
  • Ricochet distance off of enemy players greatly reduced

Total Mayhem

  • Bomb detonation time reduced from 1 sec to 0.7
  • Bombs spread increased 50%

Mercy

Caduceus Staff

  • Healing per second increased from 50 to 55

Moira

Biotic Orb

  • Damage radius reduced from 5 to 4 meters
  • Projectile speed increased from 16 to 20
  • Projectile duration reduced from 10 to 7 seconds

Zenyatta

Orb of Discord

  • Damage amplification increased from 25% to 30%

OVERWATCH RETAIL PATCH NOTES – MAY 6, 2020

BUG FIXES

Echo

  • Fixed a bug where Echo could end Duplicate with some pre-existing Ultimate Charge

OVERWATCH RETAIL PATCH NOTES – APRIL 29, 2020

HERO UPDATES

Ana

Sleep Dart

  • Sleep duration lowered from 6 to 5 seconds

Mei

Endothermic Blaster (Primary Fire)

  • Freeze stun duration lowered from 1.5 to 1.3 seconds

Blizzard

  • Duration lowered from 5 to 4.25 seconds

McCree

Flashbang

  • Stun duration lowered from 0.85 to 0.7 seconds

Reinhardt

Earthshatter

  • Knockdown duration lowered from 3 to 2.5 seconds

Roadhog

Whole Hog

  • Knockback increased 20%

Sigma

Accretion

  • Knockdown duration is now a fixed 0.8 second instead of scaling with distance
  • Cast time reduced from 0.75 to 0.65 seconds

OVERWATCH RETAIL PATCH NOTES – APRIL 22, 2020

EXPERIMENTAL MODE

The next experiment begins! This time we're hoping to get your feedback on some balance updates. We're using the 2-2-2 Role Queue ruleset so that you can get a feel for how these balance changes might affect the live game.

HERO UPDATES (ONLY IN EXPERIMENTAL)

Ana

Sleep Dart

  • Sleep duration lowered from 6 to 5 seconds

Brigitte

Shield Bash

  • Stun duration lowered from 0.75 to 0.65 seconds

Mei

Endothermic Blaster (Primary Fire)

  • Freeze stun duration lowered from 1.5 to 1.3 seconds

Blizzard

  • Duration lowered from 5 to 4.25 seconds

McCree

Flashbang

  • Stun duration lowered from 0.85 to 0.7 seconds

Reinhardt

Earthshatter

  • Knockdown duration lowered from 3 to 2.5 seconds

Roadhog

Whole Hog

  • Knockback increased 20%

Sigma

Accretion

  • Knockdown duration is now a fixed 0.8 second instead of scaling with distance
  • Cast time reduced from 0.75 to 0.65 seconds

OVERWATCH RETAIL PATCH NOTES – APRIL 21, 2020

BUG FIXES

Heroes

Baptiste

  • Fixed a bug that caused Baptiste’s Immortality Field disc to look very large in his Highlight Intros.

D.Va

  • Fixed a bug where D.Va's Mech could spawn in facing the wrong direction in the spawn room, and D.Va could eject facing the wrong way during Self Destruct or Mech destruction.

Echo

  • Fixed a bug that caused Echo to not respect the Toggle Booster option when she clones D.Va.
  • (CTF Game Modes) Fixed a bug that caused Echo to drop the flag when Duplicate ends.
  • Fixed a bug with Echo's Duplicate where she would sometimes not play voice lines while duplicating D.Va.
  • Fixed a bug with Echo's Duplicate where she would use Winston's voice instead of her own after completing Primal Rage.

Junkrat

  • Fixed a bug that caused Junkrat's weapon accuracy statistic to always display 100%.

Tracer

  • Fixed a bug where Tracer could blink to an unintended location on Hollywood, near point A

Workshop

  • Fixed a bug where a player's position could be incorrect when queried in Workshop

Original content by Jean-Vincent "Durvil" Cannata.

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