Patch 1.10.0 together with the Overwatch Uprising event are now live!

This Patch includes the new Overwatch Uprising event alongside with Hero UpdatesMap Changes and adjustments to Competitive Play.


Overwatch Uprising

“Starting today, we’re rewinding the future, giving you the chance to relive the stories behind some of your favorite Overwatch heroes. Suit up with your friends and travel seven years into the past, joining Tracer on her very first mission in a brand-new cooperative brawl; or collect more than 100 declassified Loot Box items—including skins, highlight intros, emotes, sprays, and player icons!”




  • Details about each hero’s unique backstory, along with information about some of their lore-inspired skins, have been added to the Hero Gallery
  • The Player Report system has been redesigned, adding new reporting options and activity examples to better capture the reason for each report
  • In-game voice conversations for the Overwatch Uprising event can now be displayed as subtitles. This can be enabled under the “Sound” tab in the “Options” menu.

Competitive Play

  • A tracking system has been added to Assault and Assault/Escort Maps that will allow us to break ties based on the progress that was made toward capturing the objective.

 Screenshot taken from the Patch Notes on the Launcher

Custom Games and Server Browser

  • Custom Game settings can be saved as presets from the game’s details page
  • We will now be able to change weapon clip  and magazine sizes when creating a Custom Game


  • On Eichenwalde, a new path has been added to lead the attackers from their spawn area onto the capture point

Balance Changes


Sonic Amplifier

  • The projectile speed got increased from 40 to 50
  • Alternative fire now also considers the vertical orientation when knocking back targets
  • Damage increased by 25%


  • Crossfade‘s AOE (Area-of-effect) radius has been decreased from 30 to 10 meters (A temporary in-game visual has been added)
  • Heal Song‘s healing per second has been increased by 50% (this also applies to Amp It Up)
    • Self healing has been reduced by 25%


Wall Ride

  • Lúcio gains 30% increased movement speed while Wall riding
  • Lúcio recieve a burst of speed when jumping off a wall

Screenshot taken from the Patch Notes on the Launcher


  • The size of Orisa’s head hitbox has been decreased by 15%


 Bug Fixes


  • Fixed an issue preventing voice lines from being played on Control maps

Competitive Play

  • Fixed an issue that was preventing Top 500 icons from appearing until after completing a competitive match
  • Fixed a bug preventing achievements from being unlocked during off-season competitive matches
  • Fixed a bug that forced Play of the Game highlights to be drawn from the last round of play

Custom Games and Game Browser

  • Fixed an issue allowing empty player slots to be displayed even when disabled
  • Fixed a bug preventing the pause feature from working properly after the original host has left the match
  • Fixed a bug that allowed extremely long team names
  • Removed unnecessary customization options


  • Ana no longer cocks her rifle after throwing a grenade
  • The brightness on Bastion’s golden gun has been toned down when the BlizzCon skin is equipped
  • Fixed a bug causing Mei’s pinky to bend awkwardly in some poses when her Chang’e and Luna skins were equipped


  • Fixed a bug on Eichenwalde that allowed enemy player outlines to be seen through a pile of dirt at the castle gate
  • Fixed an issue on Eichenwalde that allowed players to become trapped in the broken castle doors
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Sombra to reach unintended locations on King’s Row
  • Fixed a bug that allowed players to reach unintended areas on the Capture the Flag version of Lijiang Tower
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Symmetra to hide turrets in unintended locations on Oasis



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