Developers of Overwatch Address Patch 1.7 Controversy

Has Overwatch changed for the worst?

By Grayshadow, Posted 08 Jan 2017

Recently the latest patch for Overwatch, patch 1.7, changed a lot of things for the popular PvP game, most significantly the hook fro Roadhog and Div's cannons damage and people are not happy.


On the official Overwatch forums Game Director, Jeff Kaplan, addressed the outcry against the changes:

To answer the original title's question:

No the sky is not falling. 0.26% of Overwatch players have tested these changes on the PTR.

The average playtime on the PTR (including sitting in menus etc.) this week is 26 minutes.

I encourage people to log in and try these changes for a few nights -- not one anecdotal match -- and see how you feel about them by formulating your own opinion.

To put it another way, 99.74% of the community hasn't actually played with any of these changes.

Are you a fan of the latest Overwatch patch, let us know in the comments below!

Overwatch is now available for Xbox One, PS4, and Origin PC.

Adam Siddiqui, NoobFeed
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Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
Publisher(s): Blizzard Entertainment
Developer(s): Blizzard Entertainment
Genres: First Person Shooter
Themes: MOBA
Release Date: 2016-05-24

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