Overwatch PTR had a huge buff to DVA Torb and more as well as a nerf to Ana & Mei. These patch notes are crazy and it will be interesting to see which ones make it to the final release. Overwatch PTR Patch Notes include changes currently available for testing on the PTR. While many of these changes will also be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in a future patch, the PTR is PC-only and therefore will only reflect changes coming specifically to that platform.

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Overwatch PTR Patch Notes

D. Va’s mech health is increased to 200 (formerly 100). Armor remains at 400. Movement speed, while firing, has been increased by 25%. Soldier: 76’s Pulse Rifle damage is increased from 17 to 20. Maximum bullet spread is increased from 2.2 to 2.4. Ana’s Nano Boost no longer increases move speed.

Mei’s Ultimate cost has been increased by 15%. Lúcio’s Amp It Up healing-per-second has been decreased by 10%. Zarya’s Particle Barrier has been nerfed considerably. Power gained from barriers decreased by 20% Projected Barrier gives 20% less power now. Torbjörn’s Scrap is now automatically generated over time. The amount of scrap collected from a fallen enemy has been decreased by 40%. Forge Hammer’s swing speed is increased by 25% and damage decreased by 27%.

There were some bug fixes as well. Bug that prevented Ana’s healing stats from showing up in the Career Profile page has been fixed. A bug causing irregular placement of the pumpkin on Genji’s “Pumpkin Carving” Highlight intro when certain skins were equipped is fixed. Bug preventing Mercy’s staff from showing up in the “Guardian Angel” highlight intro when her Cobalt skin was equipped is also fixed. A bug preventing Reaper’s “R.I.P” victory pose from animating correctly when the game client isn’t in focus is fixed. And finally they fixed the bug preventing some of Tracer’s voice lines from activating when her Punk skin is equipped.

Let us know your thoughts on the Overwatch PTR Patch Notes.


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