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.

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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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